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Bath Rugby v Gloucester Rugby - The story so far...

17 October 2017

Ahead of the first West Country derby of the season between Bath Rugby and Gloucester on Sunday 29th October at the Recreation Ground, we take a closer look at the season so far.

Form Guide

Bath Rugby – 5th in the Aviva Premiership

Leicester Tigers 23-27 Bath Rugby (W)

Bath Rugby 31-21 Saracens(W)

Northampton Saints 24-6 Bath Rugby (L)  

Bath Rugby 32-33 Newcastle Falcons(L)

Wasps 9-25 Bath Rugby (W)

Bath Rugby 29-13 Worcester Warriors(W)

 

Gloucester Rugby – 8th in the Aviva Premiership

Gloucester Rugby 28-21 Exeter Chiefs (W)

Harlequins 28-17 Gloucester Rugby (L)

Leicester Tigers 24-10 Gloucester Rugby (L)

Gloucester Rugby 24-19 Worcester Warriors (W)

Sale Sharks 57-10 Gloucester Rugby (L)

Gloucester Rugby 29-24 Northampton Saints(W)

One to watch

Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby) 

Faletau has continued to make his mark on the Aviva Premiership this season, after starring for the British & Irish Lions over the summer in New Zealand. The Welsh international has gone from strength-to-strength and is undoubtedly one of the form players in his position.

Henry Trinder (Gloucester Rugby)

Trinder has bounced back from a series of serious injuries toshow how valuable an asset he is to the Cherry & Whites. The centre showed his worth with two memorable tries in the 29-24 victory against Northampton Saints.

Head-to-head

Tackles made 

Lewis Ludlow – 94 

Tom Dunn - 71

Metres gained

Semesa Rokoduguni – 503m

Jason Woodward – 473m

Defenders beaten

Semesa Rokoduguni – 21

Henry Trinder – 21

Turnovers won

Francois Louw –6

Val Rapava Ruskin – 6

Tries scored

Semesa Rokoduguni – 5

Henry Trinder – 2 

Points scored

Rhys Priestland – 54

Billy Burns – 25

Last time around...

Bath Rugby's Taulupe Faletau was the hero last time the two teams met, with the number eight scoring a hat-trick of tries in the 44-20 victory at the Rec. 

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