Aviva Premiership - Watford, 8 January 2012, 15:00 local, 15:00 GMT
Saracens (13) 26 - 19 (10) Bath Rugby (FT)

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Timeline

Time Saracens  Score  Bath Rugby
0 start of first half start of first half
4 0 - 5 Donald - try
5 0 - 7 Donald - conversion
15 Gill - yellow card
Nieto - sub on
Wray - sub off
18 Borthwick - try 5 - 7
19 Farrell - conversion 7 - 7
21 7 - 10 Donald - penalty goal
25 Nieto - sub off
Wray - sub on
29 Nieto - sub on
Stevens - sub off
32 Farrell - penalty goal 10 - 10
38 Farrell - penalty goal 13 - 10
40+1 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
43 Donald - sub off
Heathcote - sub on
47 Farrell - penalty goal 16 - 10
50 Perenise - sub off
Beech - sub on
Wilson - sub on
Catt - sub off
53 Melck - sub on
Joubert - sub off
Stringer - sub on
Spencer - sub off
55 Skirving - sub on
Beattie - sub off
56 16 - 13 Heathcote - penalty goal
63 Dixon - sub on
Batty - sub off
66 Gill - sub off
George - sub on
68 Wyles - try 21 - 13
69 Farrell - conversion 23 - 13
70 Borthwick - sub off
Kruis - sub on
71 Strettle - sub off
Short - sub on
72 Hodgson - sub off
- sub on
73 23 - 16 Heathcote - penalty goal
78 Farrell - penalty goal
du Plessis - sub on
Nieto - sub off
26 - 16
80+1 end of second half 26 - 19 Heathcote - penalty goal
end of second half

Notes

 
Result Saracens won by a margin of 7 points
Aviva Premiership points Saracens 4, Bath Rugby 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Vicarage Road, Watford
Attendance 5799
 
Referee P Gauzere (France)

Teams

Saracens Bath Rugby
Tries Borthwick (18), Wyles (68) Tries Donald (4)
Cons Farrell (19, 69) Cons Donald (5)
Pens Farrell (32, 38, 47, 78) Pens Donald (21), Heathcote (56, 73, 80)

Match stats

Saracens   Bath Rugby
2 Tries 1
2 from 2 Conversion goals 1 from 1
4 from 8 Penalty goals 4 from 5
60.0% Kick at goal success 83.3%
0 (1 missed) Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
22 Kicks from hand 24
120 Passes 89
72 Runs 93
232 Metres run with ball 182
Attacking
67% Possession 33%
4 Clean breaks 3
14 Defenders beaten 8
3 Offloads 9
67 from 67 (100.0%) Rucks won 76 from 79 (96.2%)
0 from 0 Mauls won 0 from 0
10 Turnovers conceded 5
Defensive
95/8 Tackles made/missed 70/14
92.2% Tackling success rate 83.3%
Set pieces
6 won, 1 lost (85.7%) Scrums on own feed 8 won, 2 lost (80.0%)
10 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Lineouts on own throw 8 won, 1 lost (88.9%)
Discipline
11 Penalties conceded 14
1/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Sarac stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Goode 0/0 0 3/5/4 35 0 3 0 2 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Strettle 0/0 0 1/1/6 42 2 2 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Farrell 0/0 16 1/8/2 9 0 0 0 2 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Barritt 0/1 0 1/9/5 2 0 1 0 0 8/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Wyles 1/0 5 0/2/7 36 1 3 0 1 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
FH Hodgson 0/0 0 5/25/6 8 0 1 1 1 9/1 1/0 0 0/0
SH Spencer 0/1 0 9/46/1 3 0 0 0 2 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Gill 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 2 1/0
H Smit 0/0 0 0/2/9 14 0 0 1 0 6/1 0/0 1 0/0
P Stevens 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Borthwick 1/0 5 0/1/4 4 0 0 0 0 4/0 4/0 0 0/0
L Botha 0/0 0 0/3/7 6 0 0 1 0 10/1 1/0 0 0/0
F Wray 0/0 0 0/3/4 9 0 1 0 0 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
F Saull 0/0 0 0/3/4 18 0 0 0 0 11/2 0/1 1 0/0
N8 Joubert 0/0 0 0/1/3 3 0 1 0 0 2/0 3/0 1 0/0
(P) George 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) du Plessis 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Nieto 0/0 0 0/0/3 6 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 2 0/0
(L) Kruis 0/0 0 0/0/1 3 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 2 0/0
(N8) Melck 0/0 0 0/0/3 34 1 2 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Stringer 0/0 0 2/11/2 0 0 0 0 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
(W) Short 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Bath stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Abendanon 0/0 0 3/7/12 37 0 0 3 0 2/3 0/0 0 0/0
W Woodburn 0/0 0 2/1/4 6 0 0 1 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Carraro 0/0 0 1/2/4 17 1 1 0 0 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Banahan 0/0 0 1/3/3 14 0 1 0 1 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Biggs 0/0 0 1/0/3 11 1 1 0 0 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
FH Donald 1/0 10 6/4/3 7 1 1 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Claassens 0/0 0 10/56/6 13 0 0 1 1 1/0 0/0 2 0/0
P Catt 0/0 0 0/1/6 2 0 0 1 1 5/1 0/0 1 0/0
H Batty 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Perenise 0/0 0 0/0/2 2 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Attwood 0/0 0 0/0/4 8 0 0 0 0 5/2 1/0 1 0/0
L Caldwell 0/0 0 0/1/11 5 0 0 0 0 4/1 5/0 3 0/0
F Beattie 0/0 0 0/3/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
F Louw 0/0 0 0/5/10 23 0 3 3 1 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Taylor 0/0 0 0/3/6 14 0 0 0 0 6/0 1/0 1 0/0
(H) Dixon 0/0 0 0/0/2 4 0 0 0 0 1/2 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Beech 0/0 0 0/0/5 6 0 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
(P) Wilson 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
(F) Skirving 0/0 0 0/0/4 5 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Heathcote 0/0 9 0/3/4 8 0 1 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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