The second date of the England Premiership and Leicester Keep on the right foot firmly. He defeated 33 to 26 a Gloucester in the only meeting on Friday. Saturday Bath Rugby fell 13-20 to Newcastle Falcons, and Exeter chiefs 24 to 26 opposite Northampton Saints. The current champion Harlequins remains firm and beat 35 to 29 a Worcester Warriors, and Wasps 44 to 8 a Bristol Bears. On Sunday there will be place for the last meeting of the second date, London irish in view of Sharks comes out.
GLOUCESTER RUGBY 26 – 33 LEICESTER TIGERS (Friday)
In the only game of the day, Leicester managed to take the away game against Gloucester 33-26. The Tigers took the initiative and with two penalties converted by George Ford opened the scoring on Friday afternoon. Harry Wells’s try a few minutes later began to put the match on track, but the local team reacted quickly and, thanks to Fraser Balmain, they scored the first try. What remained of the game was a string of tries for both teams, but first-half penalties by the Tigers made the difference to win the game.
BATH 13-20 NEWCASTLE FALCONS (Saturday)
Adam Radwan, Iwan Stephens and George MCGuigan were in charge of supporting the visiting team, who achieved their first victory in the tournament. Max Ojomoh’s try and Orlando Bailey’s penalties were not enough for Bath to take the win on this date.
EXETER CHIEFS 24-26 NORTHAMPTON SAINTS (Saturday)
In a very even game, Northampton managed to take the victory at Sandy Park. The local team, which had the presence of Facundo Cordero from the start, took the initiative in the match with two tries in a row by Don Armand and Jack Maunder, but failed to stand up to their people. Again the kicks of George Furbank were present in the victory of the visitor, this time in the last minute of the match to culminate 26 to 24.
WASPS 44-8 BRISTOL BEARS (Saturday)
Wasps went strong at home in his first game of the season. Although Callum Sheedy opened the scoring with a penalty for the Bristol Bears, the homeowner’s forceful attack was the key to taking the win on his first date. Brad Shields, Tom Willis, Zach Kibirige and rookies Ali Crossdale and Dan Frost were in charge of scoring at the Bristol ingoal.
HARLEQUINS 35-29 WORCESTER WARRIORS (Saturday)
The current champion remains firm in the tournament. Louis Lynagh, Alex Dombrandt, Joe Marchant, Cadan Murley and Dino Lamb were in charge of supporting the winner. On the visiting side, Ollie Lawrence, Willi Heinz, Will Chudley and Marc Thomas scored the tries, but Harlequins was superior and celebrated with his people on the return to the Stoop.