Sam Burgess made a 17-minute cameo from the bench as Bath went top of the Aviva Premiership with a 25-6 victory over Harlequins at the Rec.Read the full story ›
Gavin Henson booted an 18-point haul as Bath moved up to second in the Premiership with a 33-23 win over struggling London Irish.Read the full story ›
League One leaders Bristol City have suffered back-to-back defeats. Steve Cotterill's men lost 1-0 at home to third-placed Preston. Callum Robinson scored the only goal of the game in the 28th minute. Aaron Wilbraham and Aden Flint both wasted good chances for City.
Swindon Town are now just one point behind City after a 2-1 win at Peterborough. Andy Williams and Jon Obika on-target for Town, before Joe Newell pulled a goal back in stoppage time.
Yeovil Town have climbed off the bottom of the table after coming from behind to beat ten-man Notts County. The hosts had Gary Jones sent off for a two-footed tackle, then went ahead when Mike Petrasso latched onto a poor backpass. But Jordan Clarke scored twice in the last ten minutes to secure the three points for Gary Johnson's men.
In League Two, Cheltenham Town lost 4-1 at home to Wycombe, despite taking a third minute lead through Steve Elliott. The Robins also had Lee Vaughan sent off in the first half.
In the Conference, Bristol Rovers threw away a two goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Chester. All the goals came in the second half. Nathan Blissett - on his debut - and Tom Parkes scored for Rovers, but the hosts rescued a point with two goals in two minutes.
And Forest Green Rovers drew 0-0 at Dover.
Bristol City's 16-match unbeaten start to the season is over after they lost 1-0 at West Country rivals Swindon.
City's captain Wade Elliott was sent off in just the third minute after clashing with Jack Stephens.
A brilliant individual goal by Michael Smith settled the game 12 minutes from time. He beat three City defenders before firing past Frank Fielding from eight yards.
Steve Cotterill's men remain top of the table with 36 points. Swindon move up to second, and are just four points behind.
Yeovil Town have slipped to the bottom of the table after losing 1-0 at home to Fleetwood. Jeff Hughes scored the only goal of the game three minutes from time.
In League Two, Cheltenham suffered a heavy 5-1 defeat at Stevenage. Byron Harrison with Cheltenham's goal late in the game.
In the Conference, Bristol Rovers drew 1-1 with Kidderminster at the Memorial Stadium. Nathan Blissett's header gave the visitors the lead in the 67th minute, but Matty Taylor equalised eight minutes from time.
Torquay United and Forest Green Rovers shared the points in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Plainmoor, with the hosts throwing away a two-goal advantage.
Ryan Bowman and Toby Ajala gave the Gulls a 2-0 lead after just 20 minutes. Kurtis Guthrie headed a goal back for Rovers shortly before half-time.
Midway through the second half Ajala restored the two-goal cushion, but two goals in four minutes from James Norwood and Guthrie earned Rovers a share of the points.
Bristol Academy have won 1-0 at Barcelona in the first leg of their Women's Champions League last 16 match.
The only goal of the game was an own goal in the 26th minute.
The Vixens are the last remaining English club in the competition.
The return leg is at Ashton Gate on Thursday (7.30pm kick-off).
There were angry scenes at Weston-super-Mare's Woodspring Stadium this afternoon after their FA Cup First Round match against Doncaster Rovers was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.
Referee Tim Robinson called the game off just 20 minutes before kick-off. The decision was met with fury from visiting supporters who had made the long journey down to the West Country.
No date has been set for the re-arranged fixture.
It is with great regret that we have to inform you that the officials have made a decision and called the game off.
Seven Bath players have been involved in England's opening Autumn International match against New Zealand at Twickenham.
Gloucester's Jonny May put the first points on the board with a trademark try in the 4th minute, but the All Blacks scored three in reply, to win 24-21.
Bath have been beaten by Exeter Chiefs in the LV Cup.
Gavin Henson kicked two penalties for Bath, but the home side responded with tries from replacements Carl Rimmer and Moray Low.
Gloucester travel to London Welsh in the same competition tomorrow (2.30pm).
Cheltenham, Bristol City and Yeovil have made it through to the second round of the FA Cup.
Cheltenham caused an upset by thrashing West Country rivals Swindon 5-0 at Whaddon Road. Byron Harrison hit a hat-trick, with Terry Gornell and Matt Richards also on-target. Swindon played most of the match with ten men after Nathan Thompson was sent off midway through the first half.
Elsewhere, Bristol City won 2-1 at Gillingham, thanks to goals from Greg Cunningham and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
Bristol Rovers lost 1-0 at Tranmere.
Weston-super-Mare's dream tie against Doncaster was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch. The referee called the game off just 20 minutes before kick-off.
Jordy Hiwula scored his first goal for Yeovil as they beat Crawley 1-0.
And Forest Green Rovers take on League One side Scunthorpe tomorrow afternoon (2pm).
He's got 75 caps for England and a World Cup winners medal, but now Mike Tindall is playing for his local park side in Gloucestershire.Read the full story ›