London Irish 20 Bath Rugby 21

9 mins: London Irish try by Paul Sackey. From a Bath Rugby lineout Irish pounced on loose ball. Horak coming into the line created an overlap and Sackey had the gas for the corner. Mapletoft miss conversion LI 5 Bath Rugby 0

17 mins: London Irish penalty miss by Mark Mapletoft

23 mins: Bath Rugby penalty by Chris Malone. Darren Edwards yellow card for interfering at scrum. LI 5 Bath Rugby 3

30 mins: Bath Rugby try by Duncan Bell. Steve Borthwick took ball at lineout, Bath rolling maul and Bell goes over. Chris Malone miss conversion. LI 5 Bath Rugby 8

34 mins: Penalty by Mark Mapletoft. Bath Rugby lineout infringement. LI 8 Bath Rugby 8

37 mins: Penalty by Mark Mapletoft. Martyn Wood sinbinned for deliberate obstruction. LI 11 Bath Rugby 8

40 mins: Penalty miss by Chris Malone. LI kill ball at ruck.

44 mins: Penalty by Chris Malone. LI penalised for violent play. LI 11 Bath Rugby 11

Half Time

44 mins: Penalty by Mark Mapletoft. Bath Rugby infringement at scrum. LI 14 Bath Rugby 11

47 mins: LI sub Wheatley for Hardwick, Bath Rugby subs Mears for Humphreys, Stevens for Bell

52 mins: Bath Rugby try by Lee Mears. Bath Rugby drive rolling maul 20m from lineout. Chris Malone conversion. LI 14 Bath Rugby 18

62 mins: LI subs Murphy for Sheasby, Everitt for Mapletoft

70 mins: Penalty for LI by Barry Everitt. Bath Rugby offside at contact area. LI 17 Bath Rugby 18

71 mins: Bath Rugby sub Barnes for Flatman

73 mins: LI sub Kennedy for Casey.

74 mins: LI Penalty miss by Barry Everitt. Bath penalised at contact area.

75 mins: Bath Rugby subs Blake for Wood, Scaysbrook for Lipman

79 mins: Bath Rugby drop goal by Chris Malone. Fabulous effort from 40m. LI 17 Bath Rugby 21

80 mins: LI sub Flavin for Drotske

82 mins: LI sub Barrett for Hoadley

85 mins: LI penalty by Barry Everitt. LI 20 Bath Rugby 21

89 mins: Full Time


London Irish: Horak; Sackey, Appleford, Hoadley, Bishop; Mapletoft, Edwards; Hatley, Drotske, Hardwick; Strudwick (c), Casey; Danaher, Dawson, Sheasby

Subs: Wheatley, Flavin, Roche, Kennedy, Murphy, Barrett, Everitt

Bath Rugby: Sampson; Crockett, Higgins, Davey, Human; Malone, Wood; Flatman, Humphreys (c), Bell; Borthwick, Fidler; Beattie, Lipman, Feaunati

Subs: Blake, Mears, Stevens, Knox, Barnes, Scaysbrook, Hudson

Ref: Tony Spreadbury
Touch Judges: Dave Broadwell, Huw Jones-Williams
Att: 20,840 (ZP Record)

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