Press Notes | Exeter Chiefs | Gallagher Premiership | R2

25 November 2020

Bath Rugby's Director of Rugby Stuart Hooper faced the media this afternoon as the Blue, Black and White head to a very familiar Sandy Park on Saturday in Round 2 of the Gallagher Premiership. 

On moving forward from Newcastle defeat

"The first day back in - I thought it was important that we got the tone right. When you lose a game as we did and not necessarily because we lost and the things we saw in the game.

"On Monday we needed to understand as a group what went wrong and how we would stop it from happening again and part of that was building a pretty clear understanding of what we are like as a team when we are performing at our best."  

On heading to Exeter Chiefs 

"Exeter are double champions and are a fantastic team. It's a good place to go and play rugby. It's another great opportunity for us and for the lads to go back out there and show what they can do - but the fact that it is Exeter adds a level of excitement and challenge to it."

On returning internationals 

"They have been back in training today so it has been good to have them back. They are leaders for us and they are important players. We will have a long conversation this evening about what team will take the field this evening but to have them back in the building is beneficial." 

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