The last date of the regular phase of the English Premiership, which now enters the decisive stage with the semifinals. In this instance, Bristol will host Harlequins and Exeter, at Sandy Park, will play again before Sale, that on Saturday they played a high-voltage match and stayed for the locals by 20-19.
On matchday 22, Tomás Lavanini entered the Leicester triumph and fired of the Tigers with a try, since next season he will wear the Clermont jersey. For his part, the brand new captain of Los Pumas, Julián Montoya, was dispatched with another conquest. Harlequins, with a try from Martín Landajo, thrashed the Newcastle by Mateo Carreras.
They were canceled due to Covid 19 cases the games that Bristol and London Irish and Worcester had to play against Gloucester. The Bears and the Warriors stayed with the 4 points.
WASPS 31-38 LEICESTER (Saturday)
The Tigers said goodbye to the championship with a good image. Julián Montoya started and scored a try; Tomás Lavanini supported another conquest in his last game at the club and Matías Moroni entered at 16 ‘of the complement. They also came to the ingoal Cameron Henderson, Matt Scott and Dan Cole. Johnny McPhillips contributed his quality with his foot in the 5 conversions and 1 penalty. For the Londoners there were tries by Sione Vailanu (2), Jacob Umaga and Will Rowlands. Umaga gave him power and distance with his punch at 4 conversions and 1 penalty.
EXETER 20-19 SALE (Saturday)
They will see each other again in seven days and they showed that it is going to be a beautiful semifinal, because today, with everything defined and for the honor, the Chiefs won an electrifying game and with one less player due to the expulsion of Sam Skinner at 14 ´ of the complement. The winning tries came from Luke Cowan Dickie and Stu Townsend. Joe Simmonds handled the 2 conversions and 2 penalties. For the Sharks, Byron McGuigan, AJ MacGinty and Arron Reed came to try. MacGinty hit 2 of the 3 conversions.
HARLEQUINS 54-26 NEWCASTLE (Saturday)
The Quins don’t want to miss a beat for the semifinals and they thrashed the Falcons. Martín Landajo entered with 4 minutes from the end and scored one of the winning team’s 8 tries. The others came via Jack Kenningham, Danny Care (2), Tyrone Green, Louis Lynagh, and Joe Marchant and Joe Gray. The conversions were shared by Marcus Smith (5), Joe Marchant (1) and Ben Tapuai (1). At 65 ‘the former Belgrano Santiago García Botta entered. In the Falcons, which featured the return of Mateo Carreras as a starter after the suspension, came the ingoal George McGuigan, Adam Radwan and Jamie Blamire.
BATH 30- 24 NORTHAMPTON (Saturday)
With no chances of entering the semifinals, both teams closed a season that left them qualifying for the Champions League next year. The locals came to the ingoal with Sam Underhill, Taulupe Faletau, Jacques Du Toit and Josh Bayliss. Rhys Priestland hit 2 conversions and 2 penalties. For the Saints there were tries by Taqele Naiyaravoro, James Grayson and Rory Hutchinson. Grayson took care of the shipments to the clubs and scored 4 points as a result of 2 conversions.