sport news Bath 40-15 Worcester Warriors: Bath make sure playoff race will go to the wire

Bath 40-15 Worcester Warriors: Bath make sure play-off race will go to the wire after scoring six tries in dominant victory Bath beat Worcester 40-15 to ensure the play-off race will go to the wire They were dominant in their victory against Worcester as they scored six tries Elliott Stooke scored twice as Bath made matters very difficult for Worcester

By Will Kelleher For The Daily Mail

Published: 21:46 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 01:37 BST, 10 September 2020

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Bath made sure the play-off race will go to the tape after a dominant win over Worcester where they scored six tries – and now they are after Exeter.

Stuart Hooper's men stayed fifth, one point behind Wasps, with just three regular-season matches to go, hoping for just a third semi-final appearance in a decade.

And while they might finish fourth and face an ominous trip to Sandy Park in the play-offs next month Bath are out to prove the title race is not a forgone conclusion.

Josh Matavesi attempts a conversion as Bath secured victory against Worcester Warriors

Josh Matavesi attempts a conversion as Bath secured victory against Worcester Warriors

Elliott Stooke was impressive as Bath ensured that the play-off race will go down to the wire

Elliott Stooke was impressive as Bath ensured that the play-off race will go down to the wire

'Exeter are definitely beatable,' said their boss Hooper. 'They are a quality side but they are beatable. If and when we get a chance to play them you have to back yourselves.

'If you get in the top four there's a chance. We've worked hard for it, and having not been there since 2015 this group of players are motivated by that.

'We've scored 81 points this week so are getting over the try-line.

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