Bristol v Bath (Sun)

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  1. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

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    Bristol v Bath (Sun)
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    Date: Sunday, 2 March
    Kick-off: 1500 GMT
    Venue: Memorial Stadium
    Coverage: Listen live on the BBC Sport website

    Bristol makes two changes from last weekend with Gareth Llewellyn and Andrew Blowers starting in place of Roy Winters and Alfie To'oala.

    Mark Regan returns from England duty and takes his place on the bench.

    Matt Stevens, Lee Mears, Steve Borthwick and Michael Lipman all return to action for Bath after being on duty for England last weekend.

    Lipman will be making his 100th appearance for Bath Rugby since joining from Bristol in 2003.

    Bristol: Luke Arscott; Anthony Elliott, Rob Higgitt, David Hill, David Lemi; Ed Barnes, Brian O'Riordan; Alex Clarke, Scott Linklater, Darren Crompton; Gareth Llewellyn, Sean Hohneck; Matt Salter (capt), Joe El Abd, Andrew Blowers.
    Replacements: Mark Regan, Dave Hilton, Roy Winters, Alfie To'oala, Haydn Thomas, Jason Strange, Sam Cox

    Bath: Joe Maddock, Michael Stephenson, Alex Crockett, Shaun Berne, Matt Banahan, Olly Barkley, Michael Claassens, David Barnes, Lee Mears, Matt Stevens, Steve Borthwick (capt), Danny Grewcock, Andy Beattie, Michael Lipman, Daniel Browne.
    Replacements: Pieter Dixon, Duncan Bell, Peter Short, Jonny Faamatuainu, Mike Baxter, Tom Cheeseman, Andrew Higgins.

    From: BBC Sport
     
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  3. Crackdown

    Crackdown Guest

    The mother of all games this weekend. ^_^

    By the way it's not being played at the Memorial Ground, it's at Ashton gate.
     
  4. Vambo

    Vambo Guest

    I'm suprised Sky aren't showing this one.

    Very strong Bath pack!
     
  5. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    That is one strong Bath squad...

    Such a shame Butch James is Injured, because I would quite happily say that it was their strongest possible squad...

    Bristol and Bath always have good Derbies and Bath will want the win to keep up the pace on the top two...
     
  6. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    <div align="center">Bath then embellished the scoreline through Higgins' try and Barkley's additional two points, which confirmed Bristol's first home league defeat in almost six months.

    From: BBC Sport
     
  7. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    This was a HUGE win for Bath, with a game in hand on Leicester and Gloucester, we could see Bath go top of the league in the next couple of weeks...


    Fantastic result...
     
  8. CatmanF1

    CatmanF1 Guest

    Bath are looking good at the moment - solid win today and great performance from Barkley.
     
  9. Crackdown

    Crackdown Guest

    To be honest I didn't think either team looked good, I is not a happy bunny at the moment for one reason or t'other - well done Barf anyway (bet it's good to get a win at Ashton finally). B)
     
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