Saturday, 9 February 2013

Aviva Premiership: Gary Gold praises Kyle Eastmond after Bath's win over Worcester

Bath head coach Gary Gold hailed England prospect Kyle Eastmond as a "prodigious talent" after he helped his side to a 32-9 bonus-point win over Worcester.

Eastmond returned to Bath'sstarting XV after featuring being on England Saxons duty last weekend and he created second-half tries for Tom Biggs and Horacio Agulla.

And Gold was suitably impressed by Eastmond's performance in a playmaking role of inside centre.

"He's outstanding," Gold said. "We need the ball in Kyle's hands. He's a prodigious talent, passes off both hands.

"If he needs to kick, he can kick. We have to do the work to put him in the right positions."

Agulla grabbed another try while Peter Stringer and Rob Webber also crossed for the hosts as they secured a fifth successive win.

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