Gloucester surrendered a 24-point lead as Bath fought back to win 26-24 in the Premiership Rugby Cup.

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David Humphreys’ side took control with tries from Louis Rees-Zammit, Jaco Kriel, Charlie Chapman and Jake Morris in the opening 20 minutes.

But Bath rallied as Ross Batty and Will Stuart crossed before half-time and they completed the turnaround when Freddie Burns touched down and then converted Jack Walker’s try.

BATH TEAM:

15. George Worboys
14. Will Butt
13. Jackson Willison
12. Jamie Roberts
11. Gabriel Hamer-Webb
10. Alex Davies
9. Ollie Fox

1. Lucas Noguera
2. Ross Batty (c)
3. Will Stuart
4. Levi Douglas
5. Rhys Davies
6. Jack Davies
7. Tom Ellis
8. Nahum Merigan

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Replacements

16. Jack Walker
17. Will Vaughan
18. Sam Nixon
19. Simone Elrick
20. Elliott Stooke
21. Josh McNally
22. Freddie Burns
23. Max Ojomoh

GLOUCESTER TEAM:

Gloucester Rugby:

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15. Tom Hudson; 14. Jake Morris, 13. Tom Seabrook, 12. Mark Atkinson, 11. Louis Rees-Zammit; 10. Lloyd Evans, 9. Charlie Chapman; 1. Alex Seville, 2. Henry Walker, 3. Ciaran Knight; 4. Harry Butler, 5. Simon Linsell (capt); 6. Jaco Kriel, 7. Josh Gray, 8. Freddie Clarke

Replacements:

16. Corné Fourie, 17. Val Rapava Ruskin, 18. Jamal Ford-Robinson, 19. Gerbrandt Grobler, 20. Aaron Hinkley, 21. Jack Clement, 22. Stephen Varney, 23. Charlie Sharples

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