Exeter crush Bath with impressive comebackBilly Keast scored a crucial fourth try for Exeter as they took the lead against BathGallagher PremiershipExeter: (21) 42Tries: Vermeulen, Ewers, Schickerling, Keast, Hogg, Grondona Cons: J Simmonds 4, Hogg 2 Bath: (22) 22Tries: Cokanasiga 2, Bayliss Cons: Bailey 2 Pen: BaileyExeter scored 35 unanswered points as they came from behind to beat Bath and stay in the Premiership's top four. Joe Cokanasiga and Jacques Vermeulen traded scores, before Josh Bayliss and a second from Cokanasiga pushed Bath into a 22-7 lead.
Joe Simmonds then set up Hogg to win the bonus point as Bath fell apart, and Grondona capped the turnaround touching down from a scrum. Exeter head coach Ali Hepher told BBC Radio Devon: "To come through was pleasing. What we've got to make sure we do is we don't put ourselves in that position. "Early in the game we held the ball well in that first period, created an opportunity in the corner and didn't take it. When we did that, we lost a little bit of spirit and mentally we just went on the negative side of things, as opposed to being positive that we'd done a lot of good work. "When we started to keep the ball in the second half, we started to score tries.
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18-3. 35 minsJohn EvelyBath on a team warningToo many penalties here on Bath’s line, Exeter are pushing for try number two but big prop Josh Iosefa-Scott is just denied. 13-333 minsJohn EvelyBath restart error Bath don’t collect the restart and Exeter have a lineout which puts more pressure on the visitors. Tom Wyatt runs a hard line off the set peice but the play is eventually forced into touch after more tackles from Bath, Exeter will go again. 13-330 minsJohn EvelyPENALTY GOAL - BathBath attack from a lineout and whip the ball wide into Gabe Goss who dents the line. Exeter come in at the side and concede a penalty in range of the sticks.
Bath will have a scrum 40m out from the Exeter tryline, down by 3 points. 25-2274 minsJohn EvelyCONVERSION MISSED -Bath RugbyIn the context of the game that is a significant miss as Piers Francis can't add the the tricky wide conversion in the gale force wind. 25-2273 mins John EvelyTRY - BathThe game is not over here. Bath roll over from their driving maul from the close range lineout with number nine Tom Carr-Smith securing the try. 25-2272 minsJohn EvelyA great attacking platform for BathThe Blue, Black and White are gaining a. bit oif control and force two penalties in quick succession against Exeter who are caught not rolling away. The result is a kick to the corner and line out 5m out.
Exeter Chiefs vs Bath Rugby Live Stream 2022-23 RD 13 | Premiership RugbyExeter Chiefs vs Bath Rugby Live Stream 2022-23 RD 13 | Premiership Rugby Watch Rugby International & All Leagues Live Streaming here Exeter Chiefs vs Bath Rugby Live Stream 2022-23 RD 13 | Premiership Rugby at 08:00 P. M On 24th December 2022 On Saturday 24th December 2022, the Exeter Chiefs vs Bath Rugby will play for the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match at Sandy Park. The Bath Rugby vs Exeter Chiefs Premiership rugby match will be started at the scheduled time at 08:00 P.
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Bath now though do have 5m line out after kicking their way into Exeter’s 22 20-10. 16:02John EvelySecond half kicks offGeorge Worboys gets the second half underway for Bath who now have the wind at their backs. 20-1015:48KEY EVENTHALF TIME - Exeter Chiefs 20 Bath Rugby 10 Bath somehow are in a game here, depsite playing 90 percent of the match in their own half a late try means they go into the sheds just 10 points down at the break with the wind in their favour in the second half.
We have an opportunity just after half-time, Will Muir knocks one over the line after a great kick from Clarkey [Will Clarke]. "They had the ball a lot in the second half, we didn't have a lot of ball. Set piece probably didn't function the way that we needed it to, so we lost a few line-outs, we lost a big scrum under our poles. One line-out resulted in a try, one scrum resulted in a try. "We've just got to do better in those moments.
” A Premiership Rugby panel will now be convened to determine the allocation of points from the fixture at the Brentford Community Stadium. A statement from Bath said: “Following the cancellation of our Premiership Rugby Cup fixture against Exeter Chiefs earlier this week, we are sorry to share that our Gallagher Premiership game against London Irish on Monday 3rd of January at Brentford Community Stadium can no longer go ahead safely.
But two quick tries from Dave Ewers and Patrick Schickerling meant there was one point in it at the break. Billy Keast, Stuart Hogg and Santiago Grondona then all scored, as the Chiefs cruised to a vital Premiership win. Fourth-placed Exeter are four points ahead of Northampton in fifth, but have played a game more and they visit Saracens in their next league game on 24 April. Latest Premiership tableAfter a disastrous first half of the season, Bath's 2022 has been more promising and despite remaining bottom of the league table they came to Exeter with two wins and a draw in their most recent matches. Cokanasiga, making his first start of the season following a long lay-off with injury, made a storming return crashing over to put Bath ahead at Sandy Park. Vermeulen drew Exeter level, but second rower Bayliss side-stepped into the corner for Bath to retake the lead.
20-1745 minsJohn EvelyCONVERSION - BathPiers Francis makes no mistake and it's a three point game. 20-1744 minsJohn EvelyTRY - BathBath use a line out and then maul to draw in Exeter defenders, once just short of the line they go wide with George Worboys and Piers Francis linking up well to set up Sam Harris free as he jets through a gap in the Chiefs defence. 20-1543 minsJohn EvelyScrappy startBoth teams are making errors early in the second half. An offside penalty against Dave Attwood gives Exeter a penalty which the hosts then failed to kick into touch.
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25-1758 minsJohn EvelyYELLOW CARD - Bath Wesley White is sent to the sin bin for not rolling in a crucial area of the field with Chiefs looking to score after a powerful carry from Rus Tuima. Bath down to 14. This is now a huge period in the game for both sides. 20-1756 minsJohn EvelyBath are pinned despite the windBath are compounding errors. First they dont make touch then after Exeter have a scrum on the 10 m line they get pinged for wheeling. Chiefs kick deep but Bath steal the following lineout and willl kick clear, no they won't as Tom Carr-Smith is once again charged down.
“We are sorry to share this news today and wish you all a happy and healthy New Year. ” Exeter start 2022 with win over Bristol Bears Meanwhile, Exeter Chiefs controlled the game against Bristol Bears but were made to wait until the latter stages to secure a deserved 19-13 victory at Sandy Park. The Devonians were the better side for much of this Premiership contest and went into the break 12-3 ahead thanks to Tom O’Flaherty and Jonny Hill tries.
Bath were dangerous down the right and Cokanasiga got his second in the corner as the visitors opened up a 15-point advantage. But five minutes before half-time, Ewers went over from close range followed by Schickerling following an attacking line-out, to bring the Chiefs back into it. A crucial TMO call just after the restart saw Will Muir have a try ruled out for Bath for a knock-on, while Tom O'Flaherty then similarly had a try scratched off for the hosts, due to an obstruction by Hogg in the build up. Exeter kept piling on the pressure however and were rewarded for their gamble to take a tap-and-go penalty when Keast put them ahead for the first time with 15 minutes left.
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We were always dangerous. "We were in a tough game for long periods there and we've got to make sure we get ourselves right mentally after that hard bit of work, because we've got to work hard over these next few weeks, because there's some tough games coming up. " Bath head coach Neal Hatley told BBC Radio Bristol: "With 12 minutes to go it was 22-21 and we're in the game.
The game kicks off at 3pm on Saturday afternoon. Follow all the build-up, team news, live play-by-play match updates, reaction, stats, analysis and highlights from Sandy Park with regular updates below.... 16:49KEY EVENTFULL TIME - Exeter Chiefs 25 Bath Rugby 22Exeter hold on and force a Bath drop as the visitors try to play it from deepThat brings the final whistle.. 25-2280 minsJohn EvelyExeter have Bath one last chanceChiefs knock on just as they looked set to see out the game. One last chane for Bath in the Premiership Rugby Cup. 25-2278 minsJohn EvelyGrandstand finished endedChiefs win a big penalty as Bath are forced to play ball out quickly at the back of a very messy scrum on their own put in and are turned over via the whistle of the referee with Micheal Etete holding on. That should be the game for Exeter who boot the ball deep into the Blue, Black and White half. 25-2278 minsJohn EvelyOfficial attendanceAttendance 9, 90077 minsJohn EvelyA chance to snatch the winBath are going through the phases with control and holding onto the ball well, however play is stopped for an injury.
London Irish v Bath game called off | PlanetRugbyPremiership Rugby have confirmed that Bath’s Premiership match at London Irish on Monday has been called off after Bath returned more positive Covid cases. This comes after Wednesday’s Premiership Rugby Cup encounter between Bath and Exeter Chiefs at the Recreation Ground was cancelled after several of the home side’s payers were ruled out. A Premiership Rugby spokesperson said: “Our priority is the health and safety of everyone involved with Bath Rugby and London Irish so the decision has been made to cancel the match. “We will give the clubs any support they need and wish everyone affected a full and speedy recovery. “Neither Premiership Rugby nor the club will be naming any of the players or staff involved and we’d ask everyone to respect their privacy.
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