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 will be disappointing news for those planning to attend and we are working hard to reschedule the match.

“Our preference is to move the fixture to Sunday, February, 3 at 14:30 and we are doing all that we can to make this happen. However, it is most likely that the fixture will need to be played on Monday, February 4 at 19:45.

“This is not a decision we are taking lightly and we are doing all that we can to get our pitch ready for this game. Our team of highly experienced groundsmen are working closely with our operations team and Premiership Rugby and a decision will be made at 10am tomorrow regarding the rescheduling.

“Thank you for your understanding and we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

“We will make an announcement regarding the rescheduling of the game and what you need to do if you are unable to attend tomorrow at 10am.”

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