The fourth date of the England Premiership and Leicester still at the top. At Welford Road, the Tigers beat London Irish, who had Agustín Creevy as starter and author of a try, by 21 to 16. While in the winners, Juan Pablo Socino was the starter and the captain of Los Pumas, Julián Montoya, entered the plugin.
HARLEQUINS 52 – BRISTOL BEARS 24 (Friday)
A game that had an unexpected turn. After the first half, the local team lost 24 to 7 after 40 minutes that were forgotten, since they could not deploy their game. At the beginning of the second half, a different game was seen, Harlequins managed to capitalize 45 points in a row without being able to do any goal, and a Bristol Bears was seen as a spectator before the memorable second half of “Los Quins”. In this way the defending champion continues to stomp in the English Premiership and will seek the two-time championship. On the other hand, Bristol could not maintain the good result achieved against Bath and accumulated three defeats in four games played.
LONDON IRISH 16-21 LEICESTER TIGERS (Saturday)
In an extremely even game, the Tigers defined the balance in their favor in the final minutes. The local started better and, although they could not score in the rival ingoal, they went up at the break 6 to 5. However, in the complement, the story was different. A Hanro Liebenberg try put Leicester up, but the host’s response was swift. With a victory by Agustín Creevy, the locals were close to winning the game, but George Ford’s aim in the final minutes was essential for Leicester to add their fourth win in the tournament and remain at the top of the standings. It should be noted that the Tigers had the presence from the start of the center, Juan Pablo Socino, while the captain of Los Pumas, Julián Montoya, entered at the beginning of the second half.
EXETER 42-5 WORCESTER (Saturday)
The Chiefs returned to the victory and they did it in a resounding way. With the presence of Facundo Cordero, author of two tries, Exeter flourished against an opponent who could do little. The other conquests came through Sam Simmonds (2), Joe Simmonds and Dave Ewers, while Henry Slade, with five conversions, made everything more difficult for the visitors. Worcester’s only try came near the end of the game through Justin Clegg.
SARACENS 37-23 NEWCASTLE FALCONS (Saturday)
After a poor start, Saracens turned around a difficult game and beat Newcastle 37-23. The Falcons scored first through former Harlequins Mike Brown and Ben Stevenson. However, the locals did not despair and with the leadership of Owen Farrell, author of three conversions and three penalties, they managed to reverse a bad start and stay with their second victory in the tournament.
GLOUCESTER 33-32 SALE SHARKS (Saturday)
In a match not suitable for the heart, Gloucester became strong in Kingsholm and beat the Sale Sharks by the minimum by 33 to 32. The visit had the victory at the feet of its opening, Tom Curtis, but on the 10th he failed to convert the try supported at the last minute by Tomy Taylor. In the winners, Matías Alemanno entered the complement, while Santiago Carreras and Santiago Socino watched him from the rostrum.