Premiership: Exeter thrashed Bath with Facundo Cordero as starter

Premiership: Exeter thrashed Bath with Facundo Cordero as starter

Friday began the date 2 of the Premiership with a huge victory of Newcastle Falcons before Sharks and this Saturday continued with harlequins trump as a visitor with Santiago Garcia Botta of holder before Northampton. Bristol board scored a strenuous victory over Worcester Y Gloucester was imposed on Wasps. The day ended with a win by Exeter on Bath with Facundo Cordero as one of the most outstanding players on the court. On Sunday London irish with Augustine Creevy as owner receives Leicester that will have Joaquin Diaz Bonilla on the substitute bench.

EXETER 40 – 3 BATH (Saturday)
With Facundo Cordero from the start, the last champion swept Bath off the court. The Argentine back was very active for his team and had a lot of participation both in attack and defense. Real beating of the local, who reached the ingoal in opportunities through Sam Simmonds (2), Tom O’Flaherty, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne and Ian Whitten, in addition to a penalty try, three conversions by Joe Simmonds and one by Jack Walsh completed marker. The three points of Bath came from the feet of Priestland.

BRISTOL 30–13 WORCESTER (Saturday)

Last season’s semifinalists began to set the course with a home win over the Warriors. It was not easy because in the first stage they could only go 3 points up with the try by Piers O’Conor and the 2 penalties by Ioan Lloyd. The visitor added a try by Tom Howe and a penalty by Billy Searle for the 11-8 quarter for the locals. In addition, the Bears widened differences with Bryan Barne and Siale Piutau and a penalty try and a 2-point hit by Ioan Lloyd. Enough to take the win and get back on the road to success. Marco Mam scored Worcester’s only 5 points in the second half.

GLOUCESTER 40-24 WASPS (Saturday)

With an overwhelming second half, the premises achieved an important victory against the last finalist and runner-up of the tournament. With 5 tries, 3 of them in the second half, they sealed the victory. They were signed by Jack Singleton, Matt Garvey, Joe Simpson, Jason Woodwards and Billy Twelvetrees, who was in charge of hitting 3 conversions and an equal number of penalties. The Londoners adjusted the result in the final so that the win is not so eloquent with 2 conquests in the last 2 minutes. Mike le Bourgeois and Alfie Barbeary scored the tries and Paolo Odogwu with 2 wins in the final decorated the result. Limmy Gopperth added 2 conversions.


The two arrived with a defeat at the beginning of the tournament and it was the Quins who achieved the first smile of the season and with former Belgrano Santiago García Botta as a starter in the first row. The winning tries came through Danny Care, Nathan Earle, Mike Brown, Alex Dombrandt, Scott Steele and Marcus Smith. The latter was responsible for the shipments to the sticks and hit 5 conversions and 3 penalties. For the Saints came the ingoal Lewis Ludlam (2), Nick Isiekwe and Rory Hutchinson. James Grayson took care of 2 conversions and 1 penalty and Harry Mallinder of the last conversion.


The home team was superior throughout the game, but was almost left empty-handed. In the first half he dominated with great defense and a superior pack. He went into the break 10-0 up after Brett Connon’s penalty and conversion, and Sean Robinson’s try in the 34th minute. In the complement, Sharks raised the level and AJ MacGinty discounted with two penalties. And in minute 71 ‘he came forward with Cobus Wiese’s counterattack try and the conversion of the opening to take the lead 13-10. The Falcons went to get what they deserved after being superior for most of the match, and they did it with a multi-phase breakthrough culminating in a delicious scrum-half kick that Toby Flood swapped for a hard-hitting try and to the euphoria of the fresh team promoted to one of the tournament candidates.

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