Premiership: Harlequins won and threatens Exeter and Bristol at the top of the table

Premiership: Harlequins won and threatens Exeter and Bristol at the top of the table

The curtain on the tenth date of the Premiership opened it Bath with a very close victory over Gloucester 16-14. Leicester won 27-8 a Wasps, with a conquest signed by Julián Montoya and the presences of Matías Moroni Y Tomás Lavanini. On the other hand, Harlequins is unstoppable and goes with his fourth victory in a row after beating 24-12 at Sharks comes out. Northampton fairly defeated Exeter by 13-12 visitor. Sunday will close the date London irish Y Bristol board.


During the match, the ball was not distributed and penalties and tackles were the protagonists. Between both teams they committed 27 fouls, 15 and 12 respectively. Plus the winners nearly doubled Exeter in tackles with 206 made. In the beginning of the first half, Shaun Adendorff was the one who started and the only one to support for Northampton. Despite this, Rob Baxter’s team made two tries that were not enough to win. Harvey Skinner missed the most important conversion in the last minute of the game that cost him to go to the locker room with the 13-12 loss.

LEICESTER 27-8 WASPS (Saturday)

Leicester beat Wasps with three tries and one was signed by Argentine Julián Montoya. Since his presentation in Steve Borthwick’s team, he has already supported three times. Also near the end, Matías Moroni cut a marathon run that could have ended in a try. Jasper Wiese and Tommy Reffell were the ones who supported the other conquests. On the other hand, the game had three sent off: Wiese and Liebenberg, in the last minute and Kieran Brookes for Wasps. Tomás Lavanini was in the initial XV of the winning team.


Harlequins won their fourth straight win and has not been beaten for five games, beating Sale 24-12. The locals managed to take the advantage that would enshrine them in the game after two conquests by Joe Marchant and the last by Alex Dombrandt. In the second stage, Sale tried to reverse the match with two tries: one by Curtis Langdon, who entered the final part, and Jean du Preez. However, those who cheered were the Twickenham men threatening Bristol and Exeter on the table. Martín Landajo did not enter the match.


Bath managed to take the advantage in a game with many brakes: penalties and TMO. At the start of the match, after a dangerous tackle by Val Rapava-Ruskin, the front row was sent off and his team played one fewer for the remaining 70 minutes. The first conquest of the meeting came at the end of the first stage with a luxury pass from Max Clark that ended with the signing of Taulupe Faletau. In the second half, Mike Williams performed a similar action to Ruskin’s and both teams were left with 14 players. At the end of the game, Lewis Ludlow threw a popcorn on the right side of the ingoal to reverse and take the victory. However, with only 120 seconds to go to the changing rooms, Rhys Priestland claimed the penalty awarded to snatch all four points.

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