Ally Hogg and Michael Young scored tries for the in-form Falcons, who appeared to be coasting towards victory when they led 21-10 in the early stages of the second half.
Into third we go… pic.twitter.com/KzLXfntJ4N
Having trailed 31-6 at half time, Northampton responded with three tries of their own in the second half – Michael Paterson, Rob Horne and Heinrich Brussow the scorers – but the Sharks held for their first league win at Franklin’s Gardens since May 2006.
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