Bath Rugby’s record over the last eight rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby is an even, won four lost four, whilst their only defeat at the Recreation Ground in any competition since New Year’s Eve was to Wasps in round 17 of Premiership Rugby.
Newcastle Falcons’ four game winning run in Aviva Premiership Rugby ended in Philadelphia on Saturday with their 7-29 reversal to Saracens.
The Falcons have won their last two away games at Bristol and at Sale, but have not won three in a row on the road since 2013.
The last four encounters between the two clubs in Aviva Premiership Rugby have all been won by the home side on the day, whilst the Falcons have not won in Bath since October 2009.
(Recreation Ground, 3pm)
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (38th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Anthony Woodthorpe, Roy Maybank. TMO: David Sainsbury.
Citing Officer: Shaun Gallagher