Worcester Warriors 21-19 Bath: Warriors snatch late win against 11-man Bath

Worcester Warriors 21-19 Bath: Warriors snatch late win against 11-man Bath


Anton Bresler may no longer save you Zach Mercer going over for the sport’s first take a look at at Sixways
Gallagher Premiership
Worcester (Three) 21
Tries: Heem 2 Cons: Weir Pens: Weir Three
Bathtub (19) 19
Check out: Mercer Con: Burns Pens: Burns four

Worcester finished a sensational comeback with a take a look at 14 mins into added time in opposition to a Bathtub facet who ended up right down to 11 males.

Having led 19-Three at half-time, after alternative Ross Batty’s purple card simply seven mins after approaching, Bathtub then additionally had Max Lahiff, Lucas Noguera and Aled Brew yellow carded.

However Worcester stored their heads to money in after a string of penalty offences.

Duncan Weir received it, changing the second one of Bryce Heem’s two tries.

Bathtub had regarded comfy at half-time after a transformed Zach Mercer try to 4 Freddie Burns consequences.

However, after a Weir penalty, Chris Pennell arrange Heem’s take a look at in the suitable nook to deliver it again to 19-11.

Weir kissed the touchline conversion however added a penalty ahead of referee Ian Tempest took centre degree together with his string of playing cards and consequences.

And, as Bathtub persisted to offend in a succession of 18 scrums, Warriors’ momentum grew, the guests’ numbers dwindled, and the force sooner or later informed.

Weir then stored his nerve to kick the conversion which ended their three-game shedding run and earned victory over Bathtub for most effective the second one time in 13 conferences.

Warriors stay 11th within the Premiership, however at the moment are 4 issues forward of Newcastle heading into the five-week league spoil.

Warriors director of rugby Alan Solomons informed BBC Hereford & Worcester:

“I have no longer noticed the rest rather like that ahead of however we were given the take a look at, so all’s neatly that ends neatly.

“There is nonetheless a protracted solution to move within the Premiership this season, but it surely was once necessary to come back out of this block of video games with a win.”

Worcester: Pennell; Heem, Venter, Te’o, Humphreys; Weir, Hougaard; Black, Singleton, Schonert, Bresler, Fatialofa, Hill, Lewis, Van Velze (capt).

Replacements: Taufete’e, Waller, Milasinovich, Phillips, Barry, Mama, Arr, Generators.

Bathtub: Wilson; Rokoduguni, Wright, Roberts, Vuna; Burns, Chudley (capt); Van Rooyen, Dunn, Thomas, Ewels, Attwood, Ellis, Louw, Mercer.

Replacements: Batty, Noguera, Lahiff, Stooke, Bayliss, Inexperienced, Priestland, Brew.

Referee: Ian Tempest.

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