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English Premiership Weekend Wrap – All your results and highlights

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Here is all your match reports from this weekend English Premiership.

Bristol Bears continued their bid to get a home play-off spot with a bonus point win over the Warriors on Friday.

At the end they won easily 36-13 after trailing the Warriors at the break 13-10.

Bristol scored first with Ed Holmes getting over but it was Nanai’s converted try with the two penalties by Weir that gave them the lead after the first 40 minutes.

The Bears dominated play in the second half with tries from Thomas and Piutau. Andy Uren and Ben Earl added to the scoresheet their tries which was just too much for the Warriors at the end.

They are now sitting second on the log and on their way to secure a home play-off spot.

Scorers:

Worcester (13) 13
Try: Nanai Conversions: Weir Penalties: Weir 2
Bristol (10) 36
Tries: Holmes, Thomas, S Piutau, Uren, Earl Consversions: Sheedy 4 Penalties: Sheedy

The log leaders Exeter got their sixth straight win on Friday when they beat the Saints 22-19.

Exeter had a handy lead early on when Sean Lonsdale and Jannes Kirsten got over for tries. That was counter before the break when David Ribbans and Henry Taylor got over for the Saints.

Converted tries from Sean Lonsdale and Jannes Kirsten put Exeter 14-0 up, but David Ribbans and Henry Taylor crossed for Northampton before the break.

With Ribbans try just after the break the Saints had a 19-14 lead.

The penalty form Steenson brought the Chiefs right back in the game. With nine minutes left we saw O’Flaherty with some great feet get over for the win

Scorers:

Northampton (12) 19
Tries: Ribbans 2, Taylor Conversions: Biggar 2
Exeter (14) 22
Tries: Lonsdale, Kirsten, O’Flaherty Conversions: Steenson 2 Penalties: Steenson

Wasp surprised Saracens on Saturday, beating them 28-18 at Allianz park. The game will be remember not for the win but rather the red card for England captain Owen Farrell.

There was no argument about the red card and now it is a waiting game for Farrell to see what punishment he will receive.

The tackle saw Farrell hit Atkinson in the face with the left shoulder in the 61st minute when the score was 15-all.

Wasp was then able to take advantage when Tom Willis powered over to give them a lead.

They led their host by 12-7 at the break.

Scorers:

Two tries by McConnochie saw Bath ease to a bonus point win as we also saw 2700 fans returning to watch the game. McConnochie got over for tries in both halfs
Marchant was first to score for the home side but Bath took control of the match not long after.

Both Priestlan and Herron added two penalties apiece before Bath scored from a error by the home side.

They did not wait long to get their second try though Stooke

It was then the again McConnochie who got over when he received a brilliant offload from Redpath to sprint down the line

Two more penalties from Priestlan stretch the lead to 21 before Landajo got over. Bath replied with Boyce getting an intercept for the bonus point try.

Lang got a consultation try late in the game for the home side.

Scorers:

Harlequins: (13) 27
Tries: Marchant, Landajo, Lang Conversions: Herron 3 Penalties: Herron 2
Bath (23) 41
Tries: McConnochie 2, Stooke, Boyce Conversions: Priestland 3 Penalties: Priestland 5

Sale Sharks got the better of Leicester Tigers when they beat them 40-31 on Saturday.

The Sharks had a strong start score two quick tries early on by AJ MacGinty and Manu Tuilagi and never really looked like loosing.

Gloucester had to work hard for their win against London Irish on Saturday but a late try by Steve Varney allow them to get the win.

Louis Rees-Zammit and Jack Stanley scored for Gloucester after the break.

Scorers:

Gloucester: (17) 36
Tries: Evans, Thorley, Rees-Zammit, Stanley, Varney Conversions: Evans 2, Twelvetrees 2 Penalties: Evans
London Irish (13) 23
Tries: Hassell-Collins, Creevy Conversions: Jackson 2 Penalties: Jackson 3

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