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Bristol Bears make home advantage count as they pull off a shocker against the Saints.

March 29, 2024

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Bristol Bears make home advantage count as they pull off a shocker against the Saints.

In a crucial Week 13 showdown, Bristol Bears and Northampton Saints battled it out as the Gallagher Premiership resumed after an eight-week break. With just six games left in the regular season, both teams were eager to secure valuable points.

The Saints entered the game with a commanding lead at the top of the table, making this a must-win match for Bristol to keep their season hopes alive. The Bears delivered an exceptional performance, dominating the field and emerging victorious with an impressive score of 52-21.

This result carries significant implications for both teams. Bristol now finds themselves within touching distance of the top four, just five points behind, making the playoffs a realistic possibility. Meanwhile, Bath, currently trailing Northampton by only two points, has intensified the competition for the top spot.

As the season nears its end, the table's positioning becomes crucial in determining not only the knockout fixtures but also the teams that will earn a coveted spot in the European Champions Cup next season.

Stay tuned for more updates as the Gallagher Premiership continues to deliver thrilling rugby action.

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