Russell secures Saracens victory

Saracens continued their impressive form this season and beat Bath by 26 points to 20. Saracens victory was helped in a very big way by Brent Russell who scored two tries for his team.

Butch James scored an early try for Bath which put them in front after Glen Jackson put over a penalty scoring the first points of the match.

Russell then broke through an scored his first try and second penalty from Glen Jackson saw Sarries leading 13-5 at the break.

In the second half Sarries defence looked like it was going to deprive Bath of a losing point but then Faamatuainu scored Bath’s third try which brought the visitors score to less than 7 points securing them a losing bonus point two minutes from full time.

Final Score Saracens 26-20 Bath


Saracens (10) 26
Tries: Russell 2
Cons: Jackson 2
Pens: Jackson 4

Bath (5) 20
Tries: James, Barkley, Faamatuainu
Con: Barkley
Pen: Barkley


Saracens: Russell, Haughton, Powell, Farrell, Penney, Jackson, Dickens, Lloyd, Ongaro, Johnson, Ryder, Vyvyan, Chesney, Seymour, Skirving.
Replacements: Kyriacou, Mercey, Gustard, Barrell, Willis, Thrower, Leonelli.

Bath: Abendanon, Higgins, Berne, Barkley, Banahan, James, Claassens, Barnes, Mears, Stevens, Borthwick, Grewcock, Beattie, Lipman, Browne.
Replacements: Dixon, Jarvis, Short, Faamatuainu, Baxter, Fuimaono-Sapolu, Stephenson.

Referee: Dean Richards (RFU)


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