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news from Tuesday 15 October 2019

- Will Bath be bristling with intent when they travel to Ashton Gate for Friday’s Premiership opener? They should be. Defeat by the Bears in the corresponding fixture last season set the tone for another inconsistent and disappointing campaign. Pat Lam has suggested he may play his battle hardened World Cup returners, while much of Bath’s strike power remains in Japan and their back row ...

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- Bath host Worcester Warriors on Saturday hoping to open their account in the Premiership Rugby Cup. Tenth in the Premiership last year, Worcester have languished in the relegation zone or the Championship for the past twelve seasons, though last season were capable of some potent attacking play and made the semi finals of the Cup. Last week, fielding a comparatively strong team they walloped a you...

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- Bath could hardly have a tougher start to the season than Saturday’s trip to Sandy Park. This may be a tie in a minor competition to keep domestic rugby in fans minds during the opening rounds of the World Cup, and neither side will be at full strength, but Bath’s record away to Exeter has been poor for some years. Stuart Hooper has already said that the club will treat the Premiership...

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