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Adam Williams and Louise Gwilliam

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  1. That's all for now

    Matt Banahan try

    Thanks so much for joining us here on BBC Sport this afternoon after two fairly contrasting matches.

    Be sure to read all the reaction to those two encounters on the Rugby Union section of the website.

    We'll be back from around 14:00 BST on Sunday for the last two fixtures of this Premiership weekend. Until then....

  2. Still to come....

    The action in round five still isn't over after those two games today.

    We continue and indeed conclude our coverage tomorrow afternoon.

    Here's what we'll have for you:


    • Wasps v Harlequins (14:30 BST)
    • Worcester v Newcastle (15:00 BST)
    Sunday's rugby
  3. Recap: Gloucester 6-15 Bath

    Anthony Watson try

    Bath came from behind in the West-country derby to condemn Gloucester to their third home defeat of the season.

    In an underwhelming first period, in part to do with the wet conditions, James Hook scored the only points of the half with a long-range effort.

    George Ford drew Bath level after the break with a drop-goal, before Laidlaw put Gloucester back ahead from the tee.

    But Anthony Watson finished well as Laidlaw missed two late penalties and Matt Banahan's try sealed victory.

  4. Recap: Sale 34-30 Leicester

    Telusa Veainu

    Sale secured a second Premiership win of the season in a thrilling game of seven tries against Leicester.

    Peter Betham's two tries saw Leicester lead 14-7 after Mike Phillips's score. 

    Former Tiger Paolo Odogwu and Johnny Leota powered Sale into a 24-20 half-time lead with Halani Aulika adding a fourth try after the break. 

    Adam Thompstone brought Leicester within a point after Aulika was sin-binned but Will Addison's late penalty sealed the victory. 

  5. FT: Gloucester 6-15 Bath

    Quote Message: We know derby games aren't pretty, but we knew if we stuck to our process and game plan, at certain points it would come through for us today. We've stuck together as a tight group this season so far and today just shows the talent of the boys. from Matt Banahan Bath centre on BT Sport
    Matt BanahanBath centre on BT Sport
  6. Full-time

    Gloucester 6-15 Bath

    Well, in a match a little short on stardust, Bath prevail to secure their fifth victory in a row against Gloucester.

    In a turgid first-half which saw just three points scored, Bath came from behind courtesy of tries from Anthony Watson and Matt Banahan to take victory.

  7. Gloucester 6-15 Bath

    We're well into the final minute here and Bath are in possession.

    But the penalty is Gloucester's and they'll have one last attempt at the losing bonus-point.

  8. Try (Banahan, con Ford)

    Gloucester 6-15 Bath

    A very straight-forward try for Bath which could seal victory.

    The ball ends up having to go down the short side from the scrum, and Kahn Fotuali'i hands a lovely pass out to Matt Banahan on the wing.

    George Ford's conversion is right on the money and Gloucester have a mountain to climb now.

    Less than five minutes to go...

  9. Gloucester 6-8 Bath

    Baht have a golden opportunity here to secure the victory.

    They've got a scrum five-metres out...

  10. Gloucester 6-8 Bath

    Jenna Hawkey

    BBC Radio 5 live at Kingsholm

    "All the talk of Laidlaw's 100% kicking record seems to have jinxed him. He's missed 3 out of 4 in this game."

  11. Missed penalty (Laidlaw)

    Gloucester 6-8 Bath

    This hasn't been a vintage rugby match, nor a vintage day with the boot from Laidlaw.

    He misses his third kick at goal in this game.

  12. Missed penalty (Laidlaw)

    Gloucester 6-8 Bath

    After review, we go back for a penalty to Gloucester as Dave Atwood is penalised for lifting a player in the tackle.

    It looked a little harsh, but Gloucester didn't take advantage as Greig Laidlaw missed a long-range effort.

    James Hook will be wondering why he wasn't given the ball there.

  13. Try (Watson, missed con Ford)

    Gloucester 6-8 Bath

    Bath have pulled something out of nothing.

    The ball goes through the hands to find Anthony Watson on the left wing, and with a one-on-one, he finishes superbly.

    George Ford, with a difficult kick, hits the post again so Bath's advantage sits at two points.

    And we're into the final quarter.

  14. Gloucester 6-3 Bath

    Bath make it to a 19th phase of possession, before a penalty is awarded to Gloucester.

    And that gets Kingsholm rocking. Gritty defence from the home side but Bath just seemed to be going sideways.

    They can't find any space this afternoon.

  15. Gloucester 6-3 Bath

    Oh dear. No luck in the maul for Bath so George Ford goes for the kick out to the wing, but there's no winger at home to collect.

    Bath are looking slightly like a side that have just met. 

    Thankfully for Todd Blackadder's side, Henry Purdy calls mark but slices his kick into touch.

    Bath will go again.

  16. Gloucester 6-3 Bath

    Here come the changes.

    Dave Atwood comes on for Elliot Stooke in the Bath side, and Yann Thomas replaces Paddy McAllister at loosehead for Gloucester.

    Bath have a lineout close to the Gloucester line and they'll try to get their maul going.

  17. Full-time

    Sale 34-30 Leicester

    And that is time up in Greater Manchester.

    Superb effort by Sale to secure their second win of the season and their 200th Premiership victory.

  18. Sale 34-30 Leicester

    Penalty advantage again to Sale inside the final 90 seconds.

    This time it's inside Leicester's half and they can happily boot the ball further up the park for the line-out.

  19. Missed penalty (Ford)

    Gloucester 6-3 Bath

    George Ford goes for a kick right at the end of his kicking range, and it falls short.

    55 minutes gone here so plenty of time for that elusive try to come.