Gallagher Premiership Round 21: Highlights and replays

After an unforgettable weekend of European rugby, Premiership Rugby took center stage as a stretched Round 21 continued on BT Sport with the fight for the top four coming down to the wire.

With only two regular season rounds remaining, four clubs – Wasps, Bath, Sale Sharks and Bristol Bears – had drifted away from the pack and were fighting for a spot in the top four.

The Exeter Chiefs were hoping to maintain their imperious form before the final few weeks for the club at home and on the continent.

With the European qualification for the 2020/21 season yet to be finalized, the stakes were so high as the Premiership approaches an omnipotent crescendo.

Here, provides highlights and replays for every match of Round 21.

Playing the game

Bath produced an incredible comeback to secure a bonus point win over Gloucester at the Rec and take them to second place in the Premiership.

Playing the game

Chris Robshaw was dramatically denied victory in his final game at The Stoop, as the play-off hopeful Wasps retaliated to beat the 14-man Harlequins.

Playing the game

Sale’s win over Northampton was overshadowed by injuries to English pair of Sharks ‘Manu Tuilagi and Saints’ Courtney Lawes within four minutes of the first half.

The visitors were comfortably ahead thanks to tries from Luke James (2), Simon Hammersley and a penalty try before Ahsee Tuala answered for Northampton.

The Saints threatened a comeback when Alex Mitchell went, but Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Valeri Morozov secured the win.

Playing the game

Bristol continued his rich streak of form with a landslide victory over struggling Leicester at Ashton Gate. The Bears have ignited the style, running into six attempts to win the bonus points, ensuring the race for the playoffs goes to the limit.

Playing the game

A heavily changed Exeter Chiefs, already guaranteed to finish at the top of the table, suffered a rare home defeat to the Irish Londoners, who have no chance of finishing in the top eight and qualifying for next season’s Champions Cup despite victory.

Playing the game

Worcester beat an inexperienced Saracens team in an end-to-end match that saw 10 tries scored at Sixways Stadium.

Two first-half tries by Francois Hougaard on either side of a penalty try secured a bonus point for the hosts. Mark McCall’s Saracens, eliminated from Europe last weekend, will face Bath on Sunday in their final Premiership match before relegation.


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