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Northampton Saints vs Bath Rugby

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 0-0 Bath

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 40-19 Bath

Attendance

13,100

Referee

Karl Dickson

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
40

Summary

Full Time

Bath Rugby
Bath Rugby
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Northampton Saints
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Bath Rugby
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Bath push forwards but with Saints' defence already in place, Ojomoh sends the ball into the stands to end the game. 

80

Bath get the ball away from the scrum this time and Ojomoh sends it dowfield. Skosan is there and he finds Freeman, the winger dinks through but Bath get on the ball first.

79

Coles is up for the lineout and Saints are almost through off the back of it as Litchfield and Hutchinson team up. But Saints knock on as they push into the Bath 22 and Bath will have the scrum. 

78

Huge shove at the scrum from Saints and they earn the penalty there. Furbank sends it into the corner.

77

Saints steal this one and come forwards but the knock on in contact and Bath will have the scrum. 

76

Scrappy at the lineout though and Bath come away with it. Richards sends it high and Skosan is under it. James sends it high himself but it heads straight out. Lineout Bath.

74

But Saints get over the ball and earn the penalty there. Furbank sends it to touch for a lineout back on the halfway line.

73

Bath work up to Saints' 22 off the lineout and keep pushing up to the five metre line now.

72

Bath earn a penalty at the breakdown off the lineout though and Ojomoh sends the ball to touch for a lineout inside Saints' half.

70

Furbank dinks over the top for Hutchinson to chase but Richards gets there first and breaks through. But as he's taken down, Saints get over the ball too and earn the penalty. Furbank sends it to touch for a lineout in Bath's 22. 

69

James sends the restart high off the back of the ruck and Bath get under it but Skosan is there in defence and Richards is forced to box high himself. Freeman is under it and Saints play on.

Coles, James and Litchfield enter play as we restart, with Ribbans, Mitchell and Dingwall making way. 

Furbank...

... sends the conversion over too!

TRYYYYYYY SKOSAN!!

Saints keep the pressure on and eventually a gap opens up out wide, Furbank sends the cornfield over and the winger finishes it off!

65

Hutchinson chips the ball over Dingwall and the centre gets close but Saints still push.

64

Richards sends the ball skyward off the lineout and Ratuniyarawa gathers. Saints push forwards before sending the ball high themselves. Richards sends the ball high again though underhill is under it, his offload finds Saints hands. The home side work up to the 22 now and keep coming.

63

Saints come forwards off the lineout and Sleightholme dinks through to chase. The ball heads into touch and the referee deems it to have come off Saints hands. Lineout Bath.

Biggar is replaced by Slieghtholme as we set the scrum.

62

Bath push over the halfway line off the lineout but they knock the ball on. Scrum Saints.

61

A huge shove from Saints but Bayliss manages to get the ball away. Richards clears off the base of the ruck but Skosan knocks the ball into touch as it comes down. Bath choose the lineout option.

60

Skosan breaks off the lineout and gets up to the Bath 22 but Saints knock on in the next phase and Bath will have the scrum.

58

Saints come forwards and Mitchell breaks free, working into the Bath 22 but Saints are turned over there and Richards boxes to touch. Lineout Saints.

56

Bath come forwards off the scrum but Saints push them back into their own half. And more pressure from Saints eventually forces the error from Bath, with the away side knocking the ball on. Scrum Saints as Wilkins returns now Matavesi's sin bin period is over.

55

Richards sends it high and Freeman is under it but Saints knock the ball on in contact. Scrum Bath.

54

Free kick Saints at the scrum and Biggar sends it long downfield. De Glanville is under it and Bath play on around the halfway line.

Fish replaces Wilkins so we can set the scrum. 

53

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

52

No conversion from Biggar out wide but Ribbans is under the restart and Saints push forwards before Mitchell sends it high. Bath gather and come back forwards and earn a penalty as Freeman is deemed to have deliberately knocked on. Ojomoh sends it to the corner.

TRYYYYYYY SKOSAN!!

It's the South African wing who's over out wide as Saints get the ball wide from Dingwall's break.

50

Dingwall breaks through off the back of the lineout and Saints are pushing into Bath's 22 quickly. 

49

Bayliss is under the restart but Saints' defence is up quickly and Richards is forced to box clear. Lineout Saints just outside the Bath 22.

De Glanville...

... sends the conversion through too.

Try Bath.

Bath's pressure eventually pays off as Stuart squeezes over the line.

48

Bath take the resulting penalty quickly and push from close range.

Matavesi heads to the sin bin as the penalties rack up against Saints.

46

Bath maul from the lineout before Dunn breaks free. Bath push from close range now.

45

Baht look to maul forwards off the lineout but Saints hold them out. Bath keep possession though and push forwards, they have another advantage coming though and we come back for it. Ojomoh puts the ball into the corner once more.

Auterac, Hill and Ratuniyarawa enter play as we set the lineout, with Waller, Painter and Moon making way.

44

Advantage coming for Bath from the lineout as they push into the Saints' 22 and eventually we come back for it. Ojomoh puts it back into the corner. 

43

We take a tackle in the build up to the TMO and Bath are awarded a penalty for a high tackle. Ojomoh puts it into the corner for a lineout there.

43

Ludlam gets over the ball as Bath play from the lineout and stripping the ball in the tackle, Saints play on. Saints come forwards out wide but with a head injury where the game is heading we pause. We'll restart with a Saints scrum. 

42

Ribbans steals the lineout and Saints push forwards but Bath get over the ball as it comes wide. Ojomoh sends the ball into touch for a lineout in Saints' half.

41

Biggar sends the ball clear from the restart, finding touch inside Bath's half. Lineout Bath there.

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Ojomoh gets us restart here!

De Glanville...

... sends the conversion through with the final play of the half.

Try Bath.

The maul breaks down again but Boyce breaks free this time and gets over the line.

37

Penalty Bath at the maul that forms off the back of the lineout and Ojomoh sends the ball into touch for a lineout inside Saints' 22 this time.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYYY AUGUSTUS!!

It's a second for the No. 8 and a bonus point for Saints as Augustus stretches over off the back of the lineout.

34

Penalty Saints at the scrum after the get another huge shove on and Biggar puts the ball into the corner. 

32

Wilkins is up for the lineout and Saints come forwards quickly. But as Hutchinson pops the ball over the top to Skosan, the referee calls a forward pass. Scrum Bath. 

31

Free kick Bath at the scrum though and Ojomoh sends it to touch. Lineout Saints just outside the Bath 22.

30

Saints come forwards from the lineout but Furbank can't quite get hold of the ball as it comes wide to him quickly. Scrum Bath then.

29

Biggar puts the resulting penalty into the corner and Saints earn a penalty at the lineout too. Saints choose the lineout option again.

Yellow card for Bath's Williams as he's deemed to have hit Biggar high.

28

Saints come forwards but knock the ball on as they get into the 22 and Bath will have the scrum this time. 

27

Ojomoh sends the restart short but Saints get there first and push forwards before Mitchell sends it high. Bath gather and have an advantage coming as Saints are pinged for a high tackle and eventually we come back for it. Ojomoh sends the ball into touch for a lineout just outside Saints' 22.

27

Saints come forwards off the scrum and work up to the 22 now.

27

Free kick Saints at the lineout and Biggar sends it high. Hutchinson chases but the ball goes loose and Bath knock the ball on. Scrum Saints. 

26

Muir gets up as Bath restart but his tap back heads into touch. Lineout Saints. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY AUGUSTUS!!

It's a first Saints try for the No. 8! Saints push into the 22 and the ball comes wide to a waiting Dingwall, he works up five metre line before popping up to Augustus for the score!

24

Saint break off the lineout again and push towards the 22 now.

23

Saints work up to just outside the 22 and Biggar sends a grubber through. But De Glanville is there and he clears to touch. Lineotu Saints back near halfway. 

21

Spencer sends the ball high off the back of the lineotu and Freeman is under it. But the ball comes forwards and Bath push forwards after gathering the loose ball. But after De Glanville chips through the advantage it over and  Saints play on again.

19

Ribbans steal the lineout and Augustus charges up the middle. Underhill turns over the ball but Ludlam is over the ball at the next phase and earns Saints a penalty. Biggar puts it into the corner but reverses it. De Glanville sends it to touch and Bath have a lineout instead.

18

Saints come forwards off the scrum but Freeman loses the ball in contact and Bath play on. Spencer sends the ball high and Freeman is under it but he's pushed into touch as he lands. Lineout Bath.

17

No conversion from Cipriani out wide though and Bath knock the ball forwards from the restart too. Scrum Saints on Bath's 22.

Try Bath.

Bath maul again and this time they work over the try line, with Underhill the man to dot down.

16

Saints defend hard again as Bath maul once more. But referee Karl Dickson pings Saints there again and Cipriani puts it into the corner again.

15

Bath look to maul and Saints seem to hold firm but they're pinged as it comes down. Cipriani sends the resulting penalty into the corner.

14

Biggar sends the ball downfield from the restart and finds touch well. Lineout Bath on halfway.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY FREEMAN!!

The ball comes wide left this time and Ribbans finds Skosan in space before the wing sends Freeman over the try line!

11

Ribbans is up for the lineout and Saints are up to the halfway line quickly. The ball comes wide right to Wilkins and the flanker charges down the wing to get Saints up to Bath's 22. 

10

Bath push forwards off the lineout but Ludlam gets over the ball to earn Saints the penalty. Biggar puts it into touch for a lineout back near halfway. 

9

Penalty at the scrum for Bath though this time and Cipriani puts it into touch. Lineout Bath just outside Saints' 22.

8

This lineout is clean and Bath come forwards but the ball heads forwards as the ball comes wide. Scrum Saints.

7

Not straight at the scrum for Saints this time though and Bath choose the line out option.

6

Huge shove from Saints and they earn a penalty there. Biggar sends the ball to touch for a lineout inside Bath's half. 

5

Free kick Bath at the scrum as Saints are deemed pre-engaged. Bath choose to scrum again.

4

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

3

Bath break free off the restart but Freeman intercepts a loose pass as they work towards Saints' 22. He boots the ball downfield and is in chase. Ludlam takes down De Glanville but Saints are penalised just after and Cipriani sends the ball into touch. Lineout Bath just outside Saints' 22. 

Biggar...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYYYYYY HUTCHINSON!!!

Brilliant start from Saints! The ball comes back the other way and Hutchinson races forwards before finding Freeman on his shoulder. The wing breaks free and sends the ball back inside to the centre for the score!

1

Spencer sends the ball high off the kick-off and Mitchell is under it. He sends it inside and Saints push up to the halfway line quickly.

HERE WE GO!

Saints vs Bath is on here at cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens!

Opposition LineupBath Rugby

15
Tom de Glanville
14
Semesa Rokoduguni
13
Will Butt
12
Max Ojomoh
11
Will Muir
10
Danny Cipriani
9
Ben Spencer
1
Lewis Boyce
2
Tom Dunn
3
Will Stuart
4
Josh McNally
5
Charlie Ewels
6
Tom Ellis
7
Sam Underhill
8
Josh Bayliss

SubsBath Rugby

16
Jacques du Toit
17
Will Vaughan
18
D'Arcy Rae
19
Nahum Merigan
20
Richard De Carpentier
21
Ewan Richards
22
Oliver Fox
23
Gabriel Hamer-Webb
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Bath Rugby
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Form Guide

Form

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Last match

Lost to Saracens 38-42

Past meeting

Won 36-31
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