The seventh round of the Premiership began on Friday with an away win by the Exeter by Facundo Cordero to Gloucester by Santiago Carreras and Santiago Socino by 16-13 . This Saturday, London Irish, with Agustín Creevy as a substitute, will collide with the Bristol Bears. Additionally, Northampton happened to Matías Moroni and Julián Montoya’s Leicester. For its part, Sale Sharks will visit Worcester and Bath will wait for Waps. On Sunday they will close the day, the Harlequins who will start Santiago García-Botta will play the last game against Saracens.
GLOUCESTER 13-16 EXETER CHIEFS (Friday)
Gloucester started with two penalties at the start and Harvey Skinner was in charge of putting the visiting team up. Then, Jake Singleton supported the first win of the match followed by two kicks to the sticks by Adam Hastings to make the score 13-6. However, in the second half, Chiefs gathered strength and improved in attack more consistently, until Alec Hepburn scored the first try for Facundo Cordero’s team. The savior of the meeting was Will Witty who near the end gave the victory to Exeter to take the victory away from Gloucester. Cordero played the 80 minutes like Santiago Carreras for the local team. While Santiago Socino played the final 23 minutes.
BATH 17- 27 WASPS (Saturday)
The team that Lee Blackett leads is on a streak and with this victory he has three in a row. Wasps hit up front with a Vaea Fifita try, while within minutes Bath’s starter Orlando Bailey closed the gap. Near the end of the stage came the joy of the premises with a try by Tom de Glanville to leave the set on parity. However, in the final minutes Jimmy Gopperth widened the gap with a penalty. Near the end, the indiscipline left Bath with 13 players on the field and later, by attitude and conviction, the contribution of Semesa Rokoduguni arrived, but this will not serve to turn the result around.
LONDON IRISH 33 – 45 BRISTOL (Saturday)
The Bristol Bears snapped a two-game losing streak and moved away from last place. The meeting was high-voltage. In the first half the visit was lethal and he scored three tries in a row, but indiscipline caused him to suffer three yellow cards. London Irish, which had the entry from Agustín Creevy’s bank, used this opportunity to support twice and close the difference. In addition, the local used numerical superiority on the field to equalize the score with a try from Matt Rogerson. However, the visit was more efficient and was left with a triumph.
NORTHAMPTON SAINTS 26 – 55 LEICESTER TIGERS (Saturday)
Leicester Tigers, with Montoya, author of a try, and Moroni from the beginning, continues to sweep date after date and at the moment they do not know defeat in this edition of the Premiership. At the beginning, the championship leader got credentials and took the lead with two tries from Nemani Nadolo. In the complement and in a fleeting play Alex Mitchell appeared to cut the score, although after suffering two yellow cards in a row, the Tigers paid it with a try from Alex Waller. In the last fifteen minutes of the game, the visit showed its offensive power and the ingoal rival was introduced three times. The local, still losing, was in 4th position and the team led by Matt O’Connor took a difference of 9 points from their pursuer Harlequins, who owes two games.
WORCESTER WARRIORS 27 – 14 SALE SHARKS (Saturday)
Both teams are in last places and this encounter helped one to move away from the relegation zone. Worcester Warriors wanted to take the victory from the beginning and thus in the first minutes James Shillcock and Duhan van der Merwe supported. However, Sale Sharks was encouraged and the try of Gus Warr and the contribution of Robert du Preez arrived. The closing of the game became even and both teams could not get much difference. In the blink of an eye, Shillcock and Van der Merwe appeared to give the local victory.