Yeovil Town drew at Reading despite having 3 players sent off. Swindon and Bristol Rovers also drew. Bristol City and Cheltenham both won.
Scrum dominance sparked Northampton to a bonus-point win over Gloucester to extend their club-record unbeaten Premiership run to 13 games.
Saracens all but ended Bath's ambitions of a top-two finish with a ruthless examination of the third-placed side's credentials.