Ben Foden will leave Northampton and look to start a 'new chapter' abroad

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  • England international will make 250th appearance on Saturday
  • Foden understood to be in Major League Rugby talks

Ben Foden is to bring down the curtain on his decade-long association with Northampton to commence a “new chapter” abroad. The former England full-back, 32, is set to sign off on Saturday by making his 250th appearance for the Saints when they play Worcester Warriors at Franklin’s Gardens.

Having started in professional rugby as a scrum-half at Sale, Foden developed into an attacking full-back good enough to win 34 England caps between 2009 and 2013. He scored seven Test tries, won league titles with Sale in 2006 and Northampton in 2014 and also scored a try in the 2011 European Cup final when the Saints were spectacularly overhauled by Leinster in Cardiff.

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