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Mike Haywood’s late try seals thrilling comeback win for Northampton at Bath

Bath 31-36 NorthamptonSaints recover from 31-12 behind in second half to claim victoryThe ridiculous comeback happens so often in the Premiership now, when must we stop calling them ridiculous? Rugby never used to be like this. But yet again we have seen a team seemingly dead and buried rouse themselves from the most hopeless of positions to take a win at the death.Northampton were gone with an hour played, 31-12 down, a Ben Spencer pair of tries surely having won the match for the home team. So Northampton scored four tries in the last 15 minutes. Obviously. Mike Haywood’s try at the death, with Bath down to 13, was awarded only after consultation with the TMO. Just to add to the drama. Continue reading...

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