Fri 4 Sep 2020 | 09:30

Bristol outplay Worcester to move up to second

Bristol outplay Worcester to move up to second
Fri 4 Sep 2020 | 09:30
Bristol outplay Worcester to move up to second
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PREMIERSHIP FRIDAY WRAP: Bristol Bears scores 26 unanswered points in the second half to thump Worcester Warriors 36-13 at Sixways on Friday.

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The visitors ran in five tries for the bonus-point win which moved them up to second in the Premiership standings.

Sale Sharks will have the chance to overtake Bristol should they beat Leicester on Saturday.

In Friday’s late game, Northampton Saints are up against log leaders Exeter Chiefs.

More to follow…

Worcester Warriors 13-36 Bristol Bears

The scorers:

For Worcester Warriors:
Try: Nanai
Con: Weir
Pens: Weir 2

For Bristol Bears:
Tries: Holmes, Thomas, S Piutau, Earl, Uren
Cons: Sheedy 4
Pen: Sheedy

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Red card: Andrew Kitchener (Worcester Warriors, 80)

Yellow card: Siale Piutau (Bristol Bears, 71)

Teams:

Worcester: 15 Melani Nanai, 14 Tom Howe, 13 Ollie Lawrence, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Noah Heward, 10 Duncan Weir, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Cornell du Preez, 7 Matt Kvesic, 6 Ted Hill (captain), 5 Graham Kitchener, 4 Anton Bresler, 3 Nick Schonert, 2 Niall Annett, 1 Ethan Waller.
Replacements: 16 Isaac Miller, 17 Callum Black, 18 Richard Palframan, 19 Andrew Kitchener, 20 Matt Cox, 21 Gareth Simpson, 22 Billy Searle, 23 Ashley Beck.

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Bristol: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Semi Radradra, 12 Siale Piutau, 11 Henry Purdy, 10 Callum Sheedy, 9 Harry Randall, 8 Nathan Hughes, 7 Dan Thomas, 6 Steven Luatua (captain), 5 Chris Vui, 4 Ed Holmes, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 2 Bryan Byrne, 1 Max Lahiff.
Replacements: 16 Harry Thacker, 17 Jake Woolmore, 18 John Afoa, 19 Joe Joyce, 20 Ben Earl, 21 Andy Uren, 22 Ioan Lloyd, 23 Piers O’Conor.

Referee: Wayne Barnes
Assistant Referees: Sara Cox & Paul Dix
TMO: Geoff Warren

Northampton Saints v Exeter Chiefs

The scorers:

For Northampton Saints: TBC

For Exeter Chiefs: TBC

Teams:

Northampton: 15 George Furbank, 14 Ahsee Tuala, 13 Matt Proctor, 12 Rory Hutchinson, 11 Tom Collins, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Henry Taylor, 8 Teimana Harrison (captain), 7 JJ Tonks, 6 Courtney Lawes, 5 Api Ratuniyarawa, 4 David Ribbans, 3 Owen Franks, 2 James Fish, 1 Francois van Wyk.
Replacements: 16 Sam Matavesi, 17 Nick Auterac, 18 Paul Hill, 19 Nick Isiekwe, 20 Shaun Adendorff, 21 Alex Mitchell, 22 Piers Francis, 23 Taqele Naiyaravoro.

Exeter: 15 Josh Hodge, 14 Tom O’Flaherty, 13 Phil Dollman, 12 Tom Hendrickson, 11 Corey Baldwin, 10 Gareth Steenson, 9 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 8 Don Armand, 7 Sean Lonsdale, 6 Jannes Kirsten, 5 Sam Skinner, 4 Dave Dennis, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Jack Yeandle (captain), 1 Alec Hepburn.
Replacements: 16 Jack Innard, 17 Billy Keast, 18 Alfie Petch, 19 Tom Price, 20 Richard Capstick, 21 Joe Snow, 22 Harvey Skinner, 23 Tom Wyatt.

Referee: Luke Pearce
Assistant referees: Greg Macdonald & Andrew Jackson
TMO: Keith Lewis

PV: 4
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