Gloucester edged out Bath 27-23 in the South West derby to close in on a Premiership play-off spot. The Cherry and Whites did not have things all their own way in the first period as tries by Ruaridh McConnochie and Tom Dunn gave the visitors a 10-point half-time lead.
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Josh Hohneck’s converted try late in the first 40 minutes was all that the home side had to show for their efforts at Kingsholm, but it was a different story after the interval. Bath’s Beno Obano was sin-binned early in the second half and Gloucester took advantage as Ruan Ackermann touched down, with Henry Purdy and Tom Seabrook also going over to secure a bonus-point win.
Bath gained a losing bonus point but sit five points outside the top four with only three matches remaining. Danny Cipriani put on a man-of-the-match display for the hosts who have all but qualified for European rugby next season.11 BUSINESS NUGGETS FROM SUPER EAGLES BRONZE MEDAL TRIUMPH. The content of this ebook will propel you above your competition. DOWNLOAD NOW!!!