Gloucester claimed a late and valuable victory at Bath on Sunday as Ed Slater bundled over five minutes after the 80 and Owen Williams kicked the winning conversion to snatch a 22-21 triumph over their West Country rivals.
Two tries from captain Willi Heinz helped Gloucester into a 15-14 lead heading into the final five minutes, before Semesa Rokodoguni looked to have clinched it for Bath with his second of the match, converted by Rhys Priestland.
But Slater and Williams combined to rescue the result for Gloucester in a nervy finish – the TMO confirmed the former had grounded and the Welsh fly-half held his nerve to collect the four points.
— Gloucester Rugby (@gloucesterrugby) October 29, 2017
In the day’s other match, Leicester Tigers stormed to a 30-13 victory at Newcastle Falcons to go third in the Premiership table.
The visitors quickly took control through Telusa Veainu and Ben Youngs as they opened up a 14-3 lead, but the home side managed to reduce that deficit to a single point by the early stages of the second half.
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