Bath Rugby have their home at The Rec. They were the first English team to win the Heineken Cup, in 1998, and narrowly missed out on the Aviva Premiership play-offs last season. Their local derby is against West Country rivals Gloucester.

Fun stuff: Leone Nakarawa carries past Munster – one-handed, of course

Five things we learnt in May

Beautiful rugby is back Rugby has become a rather routine affair over the past five years, with hyper-organised defences creating largely risk-averse attacking strategies led by tactical kicking. But thankfully,…

Collision course: Samu Manoa is an integral figure for Northampton Saints

The six contenders for Aviva Premiership glory

Intrigue, excitement, outrage, indignation – the current domestic campaign in this country has encouraged just about every emotional reaction from a captive audience. With three regular season rounds to go, six teams remain in…

First England run: Sam Burgess in the Saxons match (pic courtesy og Inpho)

The expectations placed on Sam Burgess

AS ENGLAND prepares to be patriotically stretched out in white and splashed with red in the build up to the World Cup, it is hard to ignore a growing sense…

Sam Burgess arrives at Bath

Sam Burgess arrives at Bath

Sam Burgess‘s high-profile switch from league to union has been one of the season’s biggest talking points, and his arrival at The Rec sparked excitement amongst Bath and England fans,…