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Two from two for Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues moved back above Bath at the top of Pool 4 in the Challenge Cup after they saw off Pau 27-12 at Cardiff Arms Park on Friday. The post Two from two for Cardiff Blues appeared first on

Bath blow Bristol aside

CHALLENGE CUP THURSDAY WRAP: Rhys Priestland marvellous kicking display ensures Bath ease to a 22-6 victory against Bristols in a hotly-contested derby at the Recreation Ground.

Lions await as Jonathan Joseph adds leadership to skill set

Jonathan Joseph’s emergence as a forceful leader in attack and defence will thrust him into pole position for the No.13 jersey on next summer’s British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, according to Bath assistant coach Toby Booth. Having played a key part in Bath’s impressive Premiership start, twinkle-toed Joseph looks certain to retain […]

Settling into Northampton has been easy for Groom

Since joining Saints, scrum-half Nic Groom has been a prominent face in the club’s success so far this season, scoring two tries after making his debut off the bench in the first game of the season against Bath. The South African says he is enjoying his experience of Aviva Premiership rugby so far and that he is settling into life in Northampton well.   “The experience at Franklin’s Gardens has be

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Bath v Bristol teams

Bath: Tom Homer; Jeff Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Matt Banahan, Aled Brew; Rhys Priestland, Will Homer; Nick Auterac, Michael Van Vuuren, Max Lahiff, Luke Charteris, Charlie Ewels, Matt Garvey, Guy Mercer (c), Zach Mercer Replacements: Tom Dunn, Shaun Knight, Kane Palma Newport, Elliott Stooke, Leroy Houston, Dan Bowden, Adam Hastings, Semesa Rokoduguni Bristol: Jordan Williams; Ryan […]

Francois Louw out for ten weeks

Francois Louw has been ruled out for up to ten weeks following a hamstring injury he suffered while playing for South Africa last weekend. The Bath openside wobbled off after only 12 minutes against the All Blacks in Durban and is now unlikely to play before the end of the year. First-team coach Darren Edwards […]

Chalenge Cup teams: Thursday

Three fixtures take place in the Challenge Cup on Thursday, with the clash between Bath and Bristol at the Rec the pick of the matches. The post Chalenge Cup teams: Thursday appeared first on

Boks’ injury blow as Louw to miss tour

Francois Louw has been ruled out of the Springboks’ end-of-year tour to Europe with a hamstring injury. Louw was injured in the 12th minute of South Africa’s humiliating 57-15 loss against the All Blacks in Durban a fortnight ago. While the Boks’ medical staff failed to give an update on the severity of Louw’s injury, his English club Bath told

Louw out until 2017

South Africa will be without Francois Louw on their end-of-year tour after he was ruled out with a hamstring injury, Bath have confirmed. The post Louw out until 2017 appeared first on

Challenge Cup teams: Saturday

Five games take place in the Challenge Cup on Saturday, with Pau versus Bath the pick of the matches at Stade du Hameau. The post Challenge Cup teams: Saturday appeared first on

I do love Lyon says Carl Fearns, but I still fancy tilt at England

In-demand No.8 Carl Fearns admits he will be torn between staying in France or returning to the Premiership when his contract with Lyon expires next summer. Former Sale and Bath back rower Fearns, 27, harbours strong England ambitions and is being courted by Premiership clubs, including ten-times champions Leicester. However, the Liverpool-born enforcer has settled […]