This Friday began eighth date of the England Premiership and Leicester, undefeated and the only leader in the championship, beat Bath 40-23. In this way the Tigers won their eight games in the contest. On Saturday, the Agustin Creevy’s London Irish tied Saracens in the 85th minute to finish 34 a side. What’s more, Bristol became strong at home and beat Worcester 37-5. Sunday the Harlequins de Santaigo García Botta sealed the victory against Wasps to close the day of the contest.
LEICESTER 40 – 23 BATH (Friday)
Leicester Tigers, with the absence of Julián Montoya and Matías Moroni for his call to Los Pumas, he remains firm in the tournament and date to date shows why he is the only leader and undefeated this season. From the start, George Ford opened the local scoring with a penalty and although the visit came first to the ingoal rival at the hands of Marx Clarck, Leicester gave it no respite. Two minutes later the local began to take the reins of the meeting. Nic Dolly, Matt Scott, George Ford and Tom Cowan-Dickie were in charge of supporting the conquests so that Leicester continues as a leader in the Premiership.
SARACENS 34-34 LONDON IRISH (Saturday)
Sarances started with consistency and possession of the ball. Tom woolstencroft Dawn at the London ingoal before five minutes. The outlook for the visitors was not the best in the first half. Adam Coleman was sent off and Agustín Creevy’s team had one less for 60 minutes. The local team made that player feel more with three more tries by: Rotimi Segundo (two) and Ben Earl. However, Irish regained strength and began to dominate, little by little, the game with a conquest signed by Kyle Rowe, which I would later support again. Nick Phipps and Matt Rogerson they had discounted and were only seven points away from matching the match. Nonetheless, Rowe and Rory Jennings dressed up as life jackets and, with a try and conversion respectively, they tied, in an agonizing way, the match against Saracens.
BRISTOL 27-5 WORCESTER (Saturday)
Both teams had a start to a dim level. There was not one to dominate the other until Toby Fricker and Sam Jeffries put Bristol ahead. Just in the second half came the Noah Heward’s first and only conquest of Worcester. With a lot of possession of the ball and territory, the locals knew how to take advantage of the opportunities to be in front with two conquests of Tom whiteley and again, Fricker, about the end. In this way, the team of Bears got his third victory out of seven disputed.
EXETER 14 – 15 NEWCASTLE (Saturday)
In a very even meeting, the visit opened the scoreboard after a maul and hooker Mcguigan took the opportunity to score his try. Exeter could match him in the last minute from the first half to go to rest matched at 7. Already in the second half, the local took advantage to 14 to 7but he couldn’t take it and Newcastle scored on the rival ingoal through their wing Stevenson to leave the meeting 14 to 12 in favor of the local. Finally the visit turned it around after a penalty with 7 minutes to go and took the first victory in its history visiting Exeter 15 to 14.
SALE SHARKS 30 – 6 NORTHAMPTON (Saturday)
The local ended a streak of two consecutive defeats in a game that was very favorable to him and he dominated from start to finish. Yes OK Northampton tore up after a penalty, then everything would be Sharks out. At 9 minutes the first try came from hooker Van der Merwe and then it was a festival under heavy rain. In the plugin the place was overwhelming and with the conquests of Yarde and his captain Jono Ross sealed the victory 30 to 6.
WASPS 16-26 HARLEQUINS (Sunday)
Wasps started with the power of the match and with a try scored by Jacob Umaga. The local team knew how to neutralize the few attacks that Harlequins had. The visiting team did not have many of their figures because they are with England in the test matches, especially that of Marcus Smith. In addition, he did not find a clear idea of the game, while the locals took the opportunity to score point after point. However, in the second half, the visitors woke up with a spectacular try from Tyrone green. From there, it was a Harlequins monologue. Luke Northmore (two) and Scott Steele turned this away story 26-16.