Wales international Taulupe Faletau's return is a "massive boost" for Bath, says director of rugby Todd Blackadder.
Newcastle Falcons give their Premiership play-off hopes a boost with a bonus-point victory over Bath.
Bath extend their winning run to five games in all competitions with a convincing victory over struggling Northampton.
Premiership club Bath loan second row Dave Attwood to French Top 14 side Toulon until the end of the season.
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Taulupe Faletau says Wales can take confidence from the Lions' second Test victory when they face New Zealand in November.
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