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Bath Rugby vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Bath 15-19 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Bath 30-24 Saints

Attendance

3,000

Referee

Ian Tempest

Bath Rugby
Bath Rugby
30

Summary

Full Time

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
24
Bath Rugby
P
T
T
C
T
C
P
T
KOHTFT
Northampton Saints
T
C
T
C
T
T

No conversion from Spencer but that's the marks the end of the match.

No conversion from Spencer but that's the marks the end of the match.

Try Bath.

Bayliss intercepts and runs the length to score in the corner.

79

Coles taps the ball down to Tupai and he wriggles forwards. Saints keep pushing.

Painter and Wood returns as his sin bin ends.

78

Saints get a high shove on at the scrum again but Bath somehow get on the ball as it pops out the back. It comes back to Priestland and he clears to touch. Lineout Saints. 

77

Tupai sends the ball high and Cokanasiga is under it but he knocks the high ball on. Scrum Saints inside Bath's 22. 

76

Lawes is up for the lineout and Tupai sets Naiyaravoro free off the back of it. Saints work up to the halfway line and keep coming.

75

A huge shove at the scrum from Saints and it earns them the penalty. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout. 

74

Bath maul forwards but Doughty knocks the ball on as he breaks away and Saints will have the scrum. 

73

Penalty Bath at the scrum and Priestland sends the ball into the corner.

Wood makes way for Hill as we set the scrum. 

72

Saints come forwards but knock the ball on and Bath have the scrum. 

Ludlam and Freeman are replaced by Newman and Gillespie – with Newman becoming Saint #2033 in the process. 

69

Overthrow from bath and Naiyaravoro is on it. Tupai sends it high and Cokanasiga gathers it. Bath come towards to the 22 again  but Saints defend hard and Van Wyk gets over the ball to earn them a penalty. Grayson sends it into touch for a lineout in Bath's half. 

No try for Bath as there's obstruction on Tupai from the home team but Ehren Painter is sent to the sin bin for an infringement in the build up.

68

Bath think they've scored again but we're with the TMO.

67

Bath look to maul again but it comes down short. Bath keep possession and push from close range again. There's another penalty against Saints and we come back for it. Spencer sends it into the corner again.

66

Bath think they're over again but a trip to the TMO shows a knock on over the line. We come back for a penalty against Saints in the build up and Spencer sends this one into the corner too. 

65

Bath look to maul but it comes down. Saints are penalised there though and Priestland sends it into the corner as Naiyaravoro returns from the sin bin.

64

Saints are penalised for not rolling off the back of the lineotu and Priestland sends it to touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

63

Saints return the restart and Grayson works hard to get under it but the ball heads into touch and is deemed to have come off the fly-half. Lineout Bath just inside their own half. 

Priestland...

... sends the kick through to put Bath back ahead.

59

No conversion from Grayson out wide but Coles claims the restart and Tupai boxes but Saints are pinged for offside. Priestland points to the posts.

TRYYYYYY GRAYSON!!

It's a bonus point score for Saints! Saints push hard and eventually a gap opens for the fly-half to dive over the line!

57

Saints push forwards off the lineout and work into Bath's 22 now.

Double replacements for Saints while we set the lineout, Tupai and Litchfield replace Mitchell and Hutchinson – with the latter heading off for a HIA. 

56

We restart with a Bath penalty and they take it quickly. They knock the ball on though. Collins dinks it through, with himself and Freeman in chase but the ball heads into touch before they can get to it. Lineout Bath in their own 22. 

Front row replacements for Saints: Waller, Haywood and Hill all make way, with Van Wyk, Fish and Painter entering the game in their places.

Yellow card for Naiyaravoro as Bath get close to the line.

54

Solid defence from Saints off the lineout and Spencer is forced to box it high. Saints return it and Bath work into Saints' 22 off the back of it.

Ratuniyarawa replaces Moon as we set the lineout.

53

Penalty Bath at the lineout as Saints close the gap and Spencer sends it to touch for a lineout just inside Saints' half. 

52

Priestland sends the ball to touch but Saints play it quickly. Freeman charges through Bath's line, chipping over the top for himself to chase but the ball bobbles into touch. Lineout Bath on their own 22. 

49

Saints steal the lineout but knock on as the ball comes wide they knock the ball on. Bath play on.

48

Coles is up for the lineout and Saints come forwards but as the ball comes wide it flies into touch and Bath have the lineout.

47

Dingwall gets up to tap the restart back to Saints side but it comes down in Bath hands. Priestland clears and Saints have the lineout on halfway. 

Priestland...

... sends the conversion through the uprights. 

Try Bath.

Bath maul forwards and Saints defend hard but a pod breaks off and eventually makes it way over, with Du Toit dotting the ball down at the base.

44

Joseph dinks through for Ojomoh to chase but Freeman get there first. He's pushed into touch after diving on the ball though and Bath has the lineout.

43

Solid at the scrum and Naiyaravoro pushes forwards off the back of it. Mitchell boxes high and Cokanasiga is there. Bath play on.

42

Bath come forwards quickly off the lineout and Saints push them back well. But as Bath come wide, they get over the line through Spencer but a trip to the TMO chalks the score off. Scrum Saints in their own 22 instead.

41

Faletau takes the restart and Bath push forwards before Spencer sends it high. The ball bounces but Collins takes it and he comes forwards. But Saints knock the ball on again and Bath gather and clear. The home side earn the penalty there too as Saints are found offside. Spencer sends the ball to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Grayson gets us restarted here at The Rec!

No conversion from Grayson out wide this time and that's the end of the first half. 

TRYYYYYYY NAIYARAVORO!!

It's a second for the winger as Saints whip the ball wide and there's space for Naiyararvoro to dot down in the corner!

38

Collins and Wood get Saints into Bath's 22 now and quickly Saints push up to the five metre line. 

38

Grayson takes the restart and Saints push forwards out of their 22 quickly. Freeman breaks free and charges into Bath's half before he's taken. Still Saints push. 

Grayson...

... sends the touchline conversion through too!

TRYYYYY HUTCHINSON!!

The centre breaks free off the back of the lineout and dances through Bath's backline before reaching brilliantly for the line in the corner!

35

Bath knock the ball on and Saints sends the ball skyward. Priestland is back there and he sends the ball to touch. Lineout Saints on halfway. 

34

Solid at the scrum from Saints and Wood finds Dingwall off the back of it. He pushes forwards before Mitchell sends it high. Watson is there and Bath comes forwards.

33

Bath get over the line through Watson but he knocks the ball on over the line and Saints have the scrum.

33

Bath take the lineout and begin to push from close range now.

32

Penalty Bath at the lineout and Spencer sends it into the corner. 

31

Saints come forwards but Bath get over the ball and Spencer sends the resulting penalty to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

30

Bath get up and steal the lineout and Spencer boxes high. Naiyaravoro is there and Saints play on.

29

Lawes is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards before Mitchell sends it high. Cokanasiga is there but Naiyaravoro pushes him into touch. Lineout Saints just outside Bath's 22. 

28

Hutchinson takes the high ball and sends it high himself. De Glanville gathers and sends to touch, lineout Saints in their own half. 

27

Wide from Grayson with his kick and Bath have the 22 drop out.

26

Penalty Saints at the lineout as Lawes is touched in the air. Grayson points to the posts. 

Priestland...

... sends the conversion through this time.

Try Bath.

Watson streaks through a broken Saints' field and offloads to Faletau after drawing the last man in for the score under the posts.. 

23

No conversion from Priestland but Bath play on from the restart.

Try Bath.

Mitchell is charged down as he looks to box kick from the restart and Underhill is the man to regather the ball and dot down over the line. 

Grayson...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYYY NAIYARAVORO!!!

It's a lovely flowing move as the ball goes through Wood and Lawes before the winger barges past the last man to score!

20

Spencer boxes high and Naiyaravoro is there. Saints come forwards and Hill and Ludlam combine to get play into the 22. 

19

Overthrow at the lineout but Dingwall is on it. Saints come forwards before Hutchinson dinks through into space. He and Naiyaravoro chase but the ball heads into touch before they can get there. Lineout Bath inside their own 22. 

18

Bath take the lineout and Priestland clears to touch. Lineout Saints back near halfway. 

17

Huge shove at the scrum from Saints and they turn the ball over. Wood charges forwards before Collins works into Bath's 22. Saints push forwards but the ball heads into touch off Saints hands. Lineout Bath inside their own 22. 

15

Not straight at the lineout from Saints and Bath will have the scrum. 

14

Mitchell clears from the lineout and Cokanasiga is there. He comes forwards but Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown again just after and Grayson sends this one to touch again. Lineout Saints inside Bath's half. 

13

Scrappy at the lineout for Saints this time and Bath come away with it. They hack forwards into Saints' 22 and Hutchinson is there. Mitchell boxes high and Watson is there. Bath play on but Coles get over the ball and earn a penalty there. Grayson sends it to touch.

13

Spencer clears from the back of the lineout and Saints will have a lineout back near halfway. 

12

Scrappy at the lineout from Bath and Lawes gathers. Mitchell spots space in behind and boxes over the top to it. The ball finds touch there and Bath will have a lineout on their own five metre line. 

11

Free kick Saints at the scrum and Grayson sends it to touch. Lineout Bath back near halfway. 

10

Bath play the ball quickly off the lineout and work into Saints' 22 but knock the ball on there. Scrum Saints.

9

Penalty advantage coming for Bath from the breakdown and eventually we come back for it. Priestland sends it into the the corner.

8

Penalty Saints after Bath are found offside at the maul. Grayson sends it to touch but Bath keep it in play. De Glanville comes forwards and Bath work into Saints' half. 

7

Watson collects the restart and Bath push forwards before Spencer boxes over the top. The ball bobbles into touch and Saints will have the lineout on their own 22.

6

Saints lose the ball as it comes wide and Priestland hacks it through into space. He's in chase but Freeman gets there first and dots it down. 22 drop Saints then. 

5

Bath gather the restart and Priestland clears to touch. Lineout Saints back near halfway.

Priestland...

... sends the ball through the uprights to get the scoring started.

3

Overthrow at the lineout and Bath collect. Priestland chips over the top and Watson manages to gather. Bath work into Saints 22 and earn a penalty there. Priestland points to the posts. 

2

Penalty Saints at the breakdown as Bath come in at the side. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout in Bath's half.

1

Naiyaravoro takes the kick-off and Mitchell clears well. The ball is touched by a Bath hand in flight and Saints will have the lineout. 

HERE WE GO!

For the final time this season, we're underway here at The Rec!

Opposition LineupBath Rugby

15
Tom de Glanville
14
Anthony Watson
13
Jonathan Joseph
12
Max Ojomoh
11
Joe Cokanasiga
10
Rhys Priestland
9
Ben Spencer
1
Beno Obano
2
Jacques du Toit
3
Christian Judge
4
Josh McNally
5
Charlie Ewels
6
Miles Reid
7
Sam Underhill
8
Taulupe Faletau

SubsBath Rugby

16
Tom Doughty
17
Juan Schoeman
18
Henry Thomas
19
Will Spencer
20
Zach Mercer
21
Josh Bayliss
22
Will Chudley
23
Orlando Bailey
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Northampton Saints
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7
Bath Rugby
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Form Guide

Form

LLWLL

Last match

Lost to Bath 24-30

Past meeting

Lost 24-30
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Bath Rugby
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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