Premiership: Exeter and Bristol still strong at the top

Premiership: Exeter and Bristol still strong at the top

Continued the 9th. England Premiership matchday this Saturday with the duel that Harlequins, with Martín Landajo in the complement, beat Leicester, which featured Julián Montoya, Tomás Lavanini and Matías Moroni from the start. On the other hand, the hooker Agustín Creevy was a starter in the fall of the London Irish in view of Exeter. The Sunday they completed the day Worcester against Wasps. It was postponed the meeting they had to hold Northampton and Newcastle.

On Friday the date began with a duel with history, but also with several Argentines on the field. Bristol got the derby It was played through clenched teeth by a tight 19-17. Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro had to retire in the first half in the winner, the same as Matías Alemanno on the premises. Santiago Carreras dispatched with two interception tries but did not reach for the win and the debut of Santiago Socino took place. In the other game of the day Bath he won as a visitor to Comes out by 27-22.

WORCESTER 13-17 WASPS (Sunday)

One time per side to master the game. However, the points obtained by Wasps in the first stage, added to the defensive work, was able to resist Worcester’s lift in the complement. While the points for the homeowner came from the hand of the try Nick David (59 ‘) and the foot of Jamie Shillcock (a conversion and two penalties); the winner’s goals were added by the conquests of James Gaskell (14 ‘) and Tim Willis (35’). In addition, Jimmy Gopperth contributed his share with his effective kick.


He does not lose track of Bristol and continues on the path of victory as he added the third victory in a row. He always handled the strings of the match and Sam Simmonds was the figure when scoring two tries. Dave Ewers and Alex Cuthbert took care of the other two conquests. The conversions were in charge of Joe Simmonds (2) and Harvey Skinner (1). For the visitors, who had Agustín Creevy as a starter on the front row, there was only one penalty from Paddy Jackson and 10 minutes from the end saw the red Motu Matu’u.


Good victory for the Quins who had the entry of Martín Landajo at 22 ‘of the complement. In the Tigers were Matías Moroni, Julián Montoya and Tomás Lavanini. The many winners came with tries from Mike Brown, Marcus Smith, Andre Esterhuizen and Louis Lynagh. Marcus Smith with the four conversions and three penalties rounded the score. For the visitors came Cyle Brink, Jack van Poortvliet and Georgo Martin. Zack Henry added the three conversions and a penalty.


Even duel and with a second half where he did not have too many emotions Ioan Lloyd 3 minutes from the end he scored the penalty that gave the victory to the leader of the tournament. Santiago Carreras had a brilliant first half and from two interceptions he landed twice in the ingoal. He had Matías Alemanno as a teammate in the second row who retired injured and in the complement there was the debut of Santiago Socino at the premises. On the Bears side, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro started in the front row but also had to retire in the first half due to a discomfort. The many winners came from tries by Bryan Byrne and Jake Heenan, while Ian Lloyd hit a conversion and two penalties. In addition to the Racing tries, the locals scored another with Ollie Thorley and Billy Twelvetrees hit a conversion.

SALE 22–27 BATH (Friday)

Triumph at the AJ Bell Stadium against one of the tournament’s animators and that he had come off unbeaten Bristol last date. Bath armed herself with patience and held on to the defense to return home with a win. Tom de Glanville’s early try set the stage for Tom Dunn and Josh Bayliss’s. Rhys Priestland and his marksmanship did the rest: he took care of the three conversions and two penalties. For the locals came the ingoal Jono Ross, Dan du Preez and Cameron Neild. For his part, Robert du Preez got the first conversion right and AJ MacGinty got the last one.

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