Bath 23-16 Leicester Tigers: Hosts up to fifth in Premiership with win

George Ford kicked 11 facets for Leicester to back his facet to a dropping bonus level
Gallagher Premiership
Bathtub (15) 23
Tries: Roberts, Catt, McConnochie Con: Burns Pens: Burns, Priestland
Leicester (7) sixteen
Are trying: Can even merely Con: Ford Pens: Ford three

Bathtub moved as much as fifth within the Premiership as they battled to a 23-sixteen victory over Leicester at The Rec.

Jonny Can even merely’s strive gave the Tigers the lead after gathering George Ford’s kick forward, but Bathtub hit support with scores from Jamie Roberts and Nathan Catt.

A penalty from Ford decrease the lead after the damage earlier than Ruaridh McConnochie crossed for the hosts.

Ford added two more penalties both facet of a Rhys Priestland kick to back the Tigers receive a dropping bonus level.

Extra to study.

Bathtub: James Wilson; Rokoduguni, Wright, Roberts, McConnochie; Burns, Chudley (co-capt); Catt, Dunn, Thomas, Garvey (co-capt), Stooke, Ellis, Underhill, Louw.

Replacements: Batty, Van Rooyen, Lahiff, Ewels, Mercer, Inexperienced, Priestland, Vuna.

Leicester Tigers: Worth; Holmes, Tuilagi, Toomua, Can even merely; G Ford (capt), B Youngs; Genge, Kerr, Cole, Wells, Kitchener, Fitzgerald, O’Connor, Kalamafoni.

Replacements: Polota-Nau, Ma’afu, Heyes, Williams, Evans, White, Owen, J Olowofela.

Referee: JP Doyle (RFU).

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