News from Bath Rugby

Bath won 18-16, maintaining their one hundred percent record over Gloucester in the league at the Rec, but it was the manner of the victory that was particularly impressive for a side that just seems to be building a little momentum at present. Read more 

Former Ospreys player Andy Williams was the hero as he powered through two tackles in the sixty-fifth minute to score the try that sealed Bath's victory. Read more 

Whilst Bristol opted to let youth have a go, John Connolly went for continuity, selecting the core of the side that defeated Newcastle a week earlier, but there was also the chance for youth to shine as Nick Abendanon, Tom Cheeseman and Ryan Davis started in an exciting Bath back line. Read more 

It was an impressive return to form for Bath, ending a run of three disappointing defeats in the competition. Read more 

After a disasterous start John Connolly's side clawed their way back from 17-6 down to incredibly lead 23-17 midway through the second period when it looked conceivable that Bath's excellent record at Welford Road might remain intact. Read more 

Mallon's touch down, the solitary try of a game played at times in monsoon conditions, came courtesy of a wayward Bath attack inside the Saints twenty-two as a misdirected round-the corner pass in the back line fell into the Irishman's hands who then proceeded to run fully eighty metres to slide over at the corner. Read more 

The home side, back in the Premiership after a two season absence, started well and went ahead with a Jason Strange penalty, but an Olly Barkley penalty, a long range Chris Malone drop and possibly the try of the season from Frikkie Welsh put Bath Rugby comfortably ahead at 13-3 midway through the half. Read more 

Despite leading 6-3 going into the sixth minute of injury time, Bath were ultimately unable to hold onto what was, so nearly, a narrow victory. Read more 

Chris Malone was the hero of the away support as he landed a 25 metre drop goal in the sixth minute of injury time to secure the points that took his side one point clear of Sale with one round of matches to go. Read more 

0 mins: Shane Drahm kicks off for Northampton. Read more