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Gallagher Premiership Round 12 social media preview

Gallagher Premiership Round 12 social media preview

Gallagher Premiership Rugby prepares to tackle the January blues with 2019’s maiden helping of action, with all 12 sides battling to make the perfect start to the new year.

Round 12 gets underway at the AJ Bell Stadium with Saracens knowing that a win will send them top as they make the trip to in-form Sale Sharks with the Friday night lights shining down.

That is before Exeter Chiefs get their chance to right last weekend’s defeat to Northampton Saints when Bristol Bears come to Sandy Park on Saturday at 3pm.

Kicking off concurrently around the country are three other mouth-watering fixtures: Bath Rugby’s trip to Worcester Warriors, Leicester Tigers’ match-up with Gloucester Rugby and Newcastle Falcons’ face-off against Harlequins.

And Sunday sees the Saints look to build on their toppling of the league-leaders as they head to the Ricoh Arena to take on Dai Youngs’ Wasps.

Here’s how the teams have been preparing for Round 12 on social media.

Saracens took time to reflect on what was a truly outstanding 2018.

While opponents Sale were hard at work in the hopes that they can give the reigning Gallagher Premiership Rugbychampions a tough start to 2019.

Chiefs are targeting an immediate response when the Bears come to town.

But Pat Lam’s men are ready for the challenge.

The Warriors recalled past glories against Bath.

Saturday’s opponents will be hoping Ruaridh McConnochie can create a standout moment of his own.

 

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Leicester welcomed a couple of new faces into the fray.

And Gloucester toasted those already in their ranks.

There was fighting talk from Falcons captain Will Welch.

While Alex Dombrandt was playing down the hype.

Wasps put the bait out with a clip from their A’s match.

And the Saints responded in style.

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