Sports Mole previews Friday’s Gallagher Premiership clash between Bath Rugby and Bristol Bears, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
It is derby weekend in the Gallagher Premiership, and Round Six will get started under the lights at the Rec, where Bath Rugby will play host to Bristol Bears on Friday evening.
The hosts have made a solid start to the Premiership campaign this term, currently in third place with 17 points, while the Bears are in seventh place with 10 points after the first five matches. …Click Here To Continue Reading>>
Bath come into this one after staging an impressive comeback in the second half of their last match, overcoming a 10-point deficit to secure a 45-27 victory against their arch-rivals Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm.
Gloucester made a very fast start and were 20-10 up at the break, but Bath were excellent in the second period, with Thomas du Toit, Beno Obano and Ollie Lawrence all getting over the try line.
That result meant that the hosts avoided what would have been a third successive loss following a 24-18 defeat against Northampton Saints and a narrow one-point loss to Leicester Tigers at the end of last month.
Bath will now look to build on that result, but they will know that they will need to be at their best
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