Despite being outscored three tries to one, Bath Rugby secured their first win of 2011 with a proud and passionate performance to beat London Irish 24-25 at the Madejski Stadium.
This Is Bath
The Daily Mail
Head coach Steve Meehan could have been forgiven if he felt under the cosh on New Year’s Day as Bath Rugby faced up to another Saturday desperate for a victory.
But, after six penalties from Olly Barkley - including a dramatic last-gasp shot which gave the visitors a breathless 25-24 win at London Irish - the Australian boss and his team felt some of that anxiety lifting.
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