Bath Rugby

EXETER Chiefs players Jack Nowell and Ben Moon have been brought into England’s starting line-up for their big Six Nations match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday (4.45pm). Nowell returns in place of the injured Chris Ashton, while Moon get his chance after Mako Vunipola was ruled out. They are the only two changes England …

A HOST of West Country-based players have been named in the England Under-20 for their match with Wales on Friday in Colwyn Bay (7.05pm). With several players retained by Premiership clubs for this weekend’s domestic fixtures head coach Steve Bates has made seven changes to the side that defeated France in the second round of the …

HOOKER Tom Dunn will make his 100th appearance for Bath Rugby against Newcastle Falcons on Saturday at the Rec (3pm). Dunn will mark his milestone in the front-row alongside Henry Thomas and Nathan Catt, who makes his return to action. Dave Attwood starts alongside co-captain Luke Charteris in an experienced second-row pairing. Elliott Stooke continues …

BATH will be without Wales and British Lions number eight Taulupe Faletau for longer than expected. Faletau broke his arm playing for the club back in October but made a return in Bath’s Champions Cup win over Wasps in January. However, he suffered another break in that game and has now been told he will …

ENGLAND lock Dave Attwood will leave Bath Rugby at the end of the season to re-join their West Country rivals Bristol. Attwood, who came through Bristol’s academy, will move to Ashton Gate in the summer on a two-year deal. The 31-year-old has 24 caps for England and as well as Bath has also played for …

BATH Rugby will try for a third time on Monday evening to get their Premiership Rugby Cup home game against Gloucester played. The match should have been played on Saturday, but was postponed and then re-scheduled for Sunday afternoon. But Sunday’s game was also postponed due to a frozen pitch and the fixture has now …

BATH’s Premiership Rugby Cup fixture against Gloucester Rugby which was postponed on Saturday will now be played on Sunday (February 3), kicking off at 4.30pm In a Bath Rugby statement, operations director Alex Cohen said: “We are one of many businesses across the region effected by the recent snowfall which has been much heavier than …

BATH’S Premiership Rugby Cup match against Gloucester Rugby that was scheduled Saturday afternoon has been postponed. A Bath Rugby statement said: “Despite huge efforts from our grounds team, it has not been possible to clear the volume of snow currently covering the pitch without causing substantial damage to the playing surface below. “We know this …

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