The biggest West Country derby returns to the Rec

13 February 2020

In an old rivalry reborn in recent seasons, Bath Rugby face West Country rivals Bristol Bears for the first time at the Rec since the 2016/17 season. Round 12 of the Gallagher Premiership promises to throw up another huge occasion on Sunday 1st March. 

Last season the fixture was chosen for The Clash, which saw a whopping 62,000 supporters descend on the home of England Rugby at Twickenham Stadium. 

This year, we’re returning to the West Country and there is still availability around the halfway line at the Rec to watch this highly anticipated match.

Since the 2000/01 season, Bath Rugby and Bristol have played their part in 19 West Country battles to date. Our fiercest rivals currently hold bragging rights, so join the Blue, Black and White, bring the noise and watch yet another scintillating derby at the Rec. 

And there's more than the 80 minutes of rugby! Both Thatchers and Bath Ales will be on-hand to keep you refreshed in a West Country festival and what's more, The Shadow Monkeys will be playing before and after the match.

Tickets are available from just £40 for adults and £10 for juniors. You can book by calling the Ticket Office on 01225 536 900. 


If you're already coming to the match, why not make it a day to remember? enjoy the game in style with our Super Sunday hospitality package.  


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