As the Gallagher Premiership season kicked-off, Bristol Bears occupy the pole position in the table with a bonus-point win over Bath Rugby while newly-promoted London Irish, Worcester Warriors, Exeter Chiefs, Northampton Saints and Gloucester Rugby also registered victories. Here are the highlights from the opening round.
Bristol Bears 43 - 16 Bath Rugby
Exeter Chiefs 22 - 19 Harlequins
Sale Sharks 16 - 18 Gloucester Rugby
Saracens 25 - 27 Northampton Saints
Worcester Warriors 24 - 16 Leicester Tigers
Wasps 26 - 29 London Irish
Widely regarded as the most competitive rugby union league in the world...it can only be the Gallagher Premiership.
12 teams compete in the league over a season, playing every team both home and away, before four move into the playoffs and one is relegated.
The division is becoming more and more exciting as each year passes by so who will be lifting silverware at Twickenham in May?
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