Ford pens new Bath contract

Ford will stay on at Bath.

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England fly-half George Ford has extended his contract with Aviva Premiership club Bath.

Bath's announcement comes just three days after Ford kicked a match-winning touchline conversion to secure a 25-23 victory over European Champions Cup opponents Wasps.

Cipriani misses last-gasp penalty as Sale and Newcastle draw

Danny Cipriani missed a last-minute penalty and Sale Sharks had to settle for a 15-15 draw against Newcastle Falcons.

The Falcons earned their first points of the Aviva Premiership season by holding the home side at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Newcastle scored the only try of the first half through Rob Vickers while Mike Delany also added a penalty, but four three-pointers from Cipriani took Sale into the lead at the interval.

Cipriani missed a good chance to win the match.

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