First-team coach Toby Booth says Bath Rugby cannot afford to lose any more ground to the Aviva Premiership’s pace-setters.
Bath are already seven points adrift of the league’s top four sides and travel to fifth-Wasps on Sunday (3pm).
A return to the Heineken Cup has been the club’s primary target this term and defeat would make it a big ask for that to be achieved through their final league position, which requires a top-six finish.
Booth says it is vital for Bath to still be in touch with the pack when the Premiership heads into a month-long hiatus after this weekend’s fixtures.
“It is all about hanging in there and making sure that we remain in the mix,” said Booth.
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