Bath return back to winning ways with 10-38 victory over London Irish

Semesa Rokoduguni was one of the try-scorer for Bath
Semesa Rokoduguni was one of the try-scorer for Bath
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London Irish 10 - 38 Bath Rugby, Madejski Stadium
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Bath Rugby came up with a dominating first half performance as they trounced London Irish 10-38 in the sixth round of the Gallagher Premiership at Madejski Stadium on Sunday.

This is Bath's third win from six games as they move to the seventh position in the table with 13 points while London Irish are at nintn place.

Beno Obano got Bath off and running with a fifth minute try and Rhys Priestland kicked the conversion to make the scoreline 7-0 and it became 12-0 in the eighth minute when Anthony Watson went over the line after capitalising on a loose ball.

London Irish suffered a setback when Paddy Jackson was forced off the field with a hamstring injury but a penalty kick from Stephen Myler got them off the mark. It was a matter of time before Bath scored their third try as Priestland set up Semesa Rokoduguni over the line.

The home side suffered a setback when Albert Tuisue was sin-binned in the 27th minute by referee Karl Dickson after consultation with TMO and to make things worse for them, Bath were awarded a penalty try as well making the scoreline 3-24 and by the half-hour mark, Will Chudley also dotted down after swift pass from Jonathan Joseph as the teams finished the first half with a 3-31 scoreline.

The second half saw Tom Homer and Adam Coleman trade tries as the gap between the teams remained 28 which proved enough for Bath despite Christian Judge's yellow card in the 62nd minute.

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