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.
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.
Lewis Ludlow – 94
Tom Dunn - 71
Semesa Rokoduguni – 503m
Jason Woodward – 473m
Semesa Rokoduguni – 21
Henry Trinder – 21
Francois Louw –6
Val Rapava Ruskin – 6
Semesa Rokoduguni – 5
Henry Trinder – 2
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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