Premiership Rugby Week 13 Wrap Up

Premiership Rugby Week 13 Wrap Up

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Worcester Warriors v Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints put their shoulders to the wheel to grind out a tough win against Worcester Warriors, thereby putting an end to their 4 match losing streak.


Worcester Warriors  10

Tries: Ollie Lawrence

Conversions: Jono Lance

Penalties: Jono Lance

Northampton Saints 16

Tries: Mikey Haywood

Conversions: James Grayson

Penalties: James Grayson (3)

Sale Sharks v London Irish

Sale Sharks’ bench kicked them into gear, turning 15-0 after 55 minutes into a 39-0 thrashing of London Irish at the AJ Bell Stadium. Faf De Klerk injected new energy into the backs off the bench, as did fellow South African Lood de Jager in the forwards for Sale.


Sale Sharks 39

Tries: Sam James, Luke James, Rob Webber, Denny Solomona, Byron McGuigan

Conversions: Robert Du Preez (3)

Penalties: Robert Du Preez (1)

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Saracens v Leicester

Saracens managed to turn a 13-7 deficit into a 24-13 victory over Leicester Tigers with a commanding second half performance  Allianz Park.


Saracens  24

Tries: Alex Lewington (2), Dom Morris

Conversions: Manu Vunipola (3)

Penalties: Manu Vunipola (1)

Leicester  13

Tries: Ben White

Conversions: Tom Hardwick

Penalties: Tom Hardwick (2)

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Wasps v Gloucester

Wasps outscored Gloucester 5 tries to 4 in a clinical display securing a valuable win at Ricoh Arena. Wasps were far better in the first half, scoring 4 of their 5 tries before losing momentum somewhat in the second stanza.


Wasps  39

Tries: Jack Willis, Josh Bassett, Jacob Umaga, Nizaam Carr, Malakai Fekitoa

Conversions: Jimmy Gopperth (4)

Penalties: Jimmy Gopperth (1)

Drop goals: Dan Robson

Gloucester  22

Tries: Tom Marshall, Ollie Thorley, Billy Twelvetrees, Lloyd Evans

Conversions: Billy Twelvetrees

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Exeter Chiefs v Bath

Exeter showed why are sitting top of the Gallagher Premiership table with a dominant performance against Bath. The home side were on the board early after a Tom O’Flaherty try and never looked back. Bath did well to post 20 points in a game they never really looked like winning.


Exeter Chiefs  57

Tries: Tom O’Flaherty, Ollie Woodburn (2), Sam Simmonds (2), Jannes Kirsten, Elvis Taione, Jack Maunder

Conversions: Joe Simmonds (5), Gareth Steenson (2)

Penalties:  Joe Simmonds (1)

Bath 20

Tries: Zach Mercer, Max Wright, Ruaridh McConnochie

Conversions: Freddie Burns

Penalties: Rhys Priestland

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Bristol v Harlequins

Bristol secured their fifth consecutive win as they downed Harlequins 28-15 at Ashton Gate. The Bristol attack was led by Luke Morahan who came away with a brace of tries. Bristol were tryless in the second half, their only points coming from a penalty kick from. Quins dotted down once in the second stanza but Bristol made sure a possible comeback was not on the cards andmanaged to close the game out in their favour. 



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