Champions Cup Highlights: Bath v Ulster

Champions Cup Highlights: Bath v Ulster

Ulster edged Bath 17-16 in a thrilling opening round Champions Cup clash. Bath missed an early penalty attempt before Ulster went over for the games first try to lead 7-0. Bath kept the scoreboard ticking over, slotting two penalties to reduce the deficit to a single point. Ulster had a chance to extend their lead, but a penalty with the final play of the first half went wide as they led 7-6 at the break. Ulster struck first in the second half, with their second try pushing their lead out to 14-6. Bath hit back almost immediately with their first try to once again trail by only a single point 14-13 with a quarter of the game to play. Shortly after the hosts were in front as they slotted a penalty to lead for the first time in the match 16-14. However, Ulster would have the final say, as they kicked a penalty with a little under ten minutes remaining to seal a hard fought victory in an incredibly tight and intense match.


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