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  1. FT: Bath 11-15 Gloucester
  2. Bath have won last five West Country derbies
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By Matt Newsum

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FT: Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Right, Friday night's offering - including a comprehensive win for England's women against their Scotland counterparts - has set us up for a glorious weekend of rugby, which you can follow across all BBC platforms.

Scotland versus England's Calcutta Cup game is the highlight in the Six Nations, while there is also France v Italy and three Premiership games.

So get yourself some sleep and we'll see you back here tomorrow?

Until then, goodbye.

Recap

FT: Bath 11-15 Gloucester

James Hook
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James Hook kicked all 15 points as Gloucester came from behind to beat Bath and inflict a six successive loss on their West Country rivals.

Bath, who reached last season's Premiership final but now sit ninth after 10 matches, led 8-0 after Dominic Day's try and Tom Homer's penalty.

Homer landed another kick after two Hook penalties to keep them 11-6 ahead.

But, in the wind and rain, three more kicks from Hook secured Gloucester's first win at The Rec since 2012.

Click here to read Brendon Mitchell's full report.

FT: Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Gloucester's game management in that second half was exemplary.

Whether Willi Heinz grew up with that kind of atrocious weather in New Zealand I don't know but he played as if it was the norm.

Port Talbot-lad James Hook definitely didn't have weather like that in beautiful Perpignan (sigh...), but he too adapted to the conditions.

An excellent halves pairing.

FT: 11-15 Gloucester

The sportsmanship shown by the respective guards of honour at The Rec is admirable after a tough encounter.

Gloucester chip their way into the top six, leapfrogging Wasps who play Newcastle tomorrow.

Bath are ninth. Last year's Premiership finalists no less. Ninth.

Full-time

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Gloucester end Bath's five-game derby winning run with a thunderous performance in the second half.

James Hook's boot did the damage, edging the visitors in front against a Bath side whose effort in desperation just wasn't enough.

Full credit to the Cherry and Whites, who looked destined for a crushing in the first 20 minutes.

For Mike Ford and Bath, the headaches continue. What can they do to arrest this slump? That's six losses in all competitions in succession now.

Full Time - @bathrugby 11-15 @gloucesterrugby

Full Time - @bathrugby 11-15 @gloucesterrugby

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

The drive continues. Then brought down. Bath still have possession close to the line.

But Francois Louw is penalised, held on too long.

Gloucester have nailed this.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Bath in the 22... they drive

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Bath get a penalty. Matt Banahan slings it quickly into touch. Last roll of the dice.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Bath fail to execute. Throw not straight and the chink of light is swiftly restored to darkness.

Time is running out. Gloucester can sense the win now as they snaffle line-out ball and move it through the backline.

Horacio Agulla has it back for Bath though. Minute to go.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Gloucester get the feed midway in the Bath half but the penalty goes against them.

Bath fired up now, they find touch and move into the Gloucester half.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Bath having to force the issue and in turn force an error.

Matt Banahan spills from a simple kick forward, groans emit from the stands.

Gloucester will take their time with this.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Gloucester are penalised when Billy Twelvetrees fails to release midway inside the Bath half.

The penalty is cheered like a try.

Five to go. Bath try to maul their way forward.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Gloucester, comforted by a four-point buffer, are able to just bash Bath back with clearance kicks.

The home side know they need to run this ball but they have no field position and the wind is hampering their chance to gain it from the boot of Dan Bowden.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Willi Heinz
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Maultime by Bath. Then a chip by Chris Cook which Willi Heinz just gathers and whacks away down field.

Kick tennis, aerial pingpong - whatever you want to call it ensues.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

After a string of Gloucester penalties, Bath players and fans cheer a chance to kick for touch as the visitors are pinged.

Bath find touch. They want a second try.

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

What has happened to Bath since last season?

Sure, Kyle Eastmond has limped off and they're without a few players on international duty but there are still some world-class members of that squad.

Their slide is unfathomable.

Meanwhile, as we close in on the last 10, there is frustration as the scrum head and feed Gloucester has to be reset...

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Meanwhile, Hook's Welsh compatriot Richard Hibbard is led away from the field with blood streaming from his face. Ouch.

Missed penalty (Hook)

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

Bath are pinged for lifting the leg at the ruck but James Hook is unable to bisect the posts from a tightish angle.

Penalty (Hook)

Bath 11-15 Gloucester

James Hook
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No problem close to the sticks. Gloucester's advantage creeps up once more.

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

Gloucester get the penalty! Right in front of the posts.

Real pressure, Heinz had picked a gap in the line and Bath were always scrambling.

Hook is going to kick.

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

Barrelling run from Billy Meekes, then Charlie Sharples chimes in from off the touchline.

Some good, powerful phases here, positive from Gloucester.

Willi Heinz into the 22!

Missed penalty (Hook)

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

James Hook pulls his kick wide - his second miss of the night - and Gloucester miss the chance to further extend the lead.

Bath have some ground to make up and Matt Kvesic turns over... Can they get a try here?

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

Gloucester win the penalty with a furious kickchase that forces Horacio Agulla into problems and Bath concede the penalty

Backs being slapped among the Gloucester contingent.

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

At the moment Bath is living up to its name. It's wet.

Gloucester watch a box kick sail into touch. Rob Webber's line-out throw is a key one, Bath smuggle it in and continue their drive before a forward pass brings the move to an end.

Close to the end of the third quarter... Gloucester are ahead.

Penalty (Hook)

Bath 11-12 Gloucester

James Hook
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Well James Hook wasn't far off halfway, but the conditions are favouring him a bit more this half.

He sinks it and the visitors have the lead for the first time.

Bath 11-9 Gloucester

Well done Nick Wood. Forcing the first penalty at the scrum by Bath, as Gloucester dominate.

James Hook weighing up the kick?

Bath 11-9 Gloucester

Alafoti Fa'osiliva knocks on for Bath in midfield. Gloucester will relish the subsequent scrum. They've been energised.

Clock has been stopped for treatment, Nick Wood eventually comes on forPaddy McAllister

Bath 11-9 Gloucester

Willi Heinz
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Bath are forced into a line-out error by the presence of Sione Kalamafoni.

Gloucester get the scrum just inside their own half.

Penalty (Hook)

Bath 11-9 Gloucester

Gloucester can punish most infringements through the boot of James Hook in this second half playing with the wind.

The Wales playmaker obliged so a moment ago.

Matt Kvesic is on to bolster the Gloucester pack. He looks hungry for rucks.

52 - Boos ring out but Hook slots the penalty. Bath 11-9 Glos #BATHvGLOS

Bath 11-6 Gloucester

We'll we have a penalty to Gloucester instead, this time for a tackle off the ball.

Bath 11-6 Gloucester

Good line-speed from Gloucester. Right up in Bath's faces.

Lots of box kicking at the moment as teams look to clear their line.

Gloucester get a slither of possession in the Bath half and are going through phases. Could we see a try?

Penalty (Homer)

Bath 11-6 Gloucester

Well measured by the full-back in tough conditions. The lead is extended to five points again.

Bath 8-6 Gloucester

Scruffiness from Gloucester and Bath at the ruck, after Semesa Rokoduguni tackled Billy Burns and Matt Banahan came into strike the ball clear.

Bath get the penalty and Tom Homer is having a pop.

Penalty (Hook)

Bath 8-6 Gloucester

James Hook smacks his kick, wind-assisted, from bang in front and a way out.

Nice effort.

Bath 8-3 Gloucester

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A long kick gives Bath trouble at the back and their exit kick is swept away - then there's a repeat dose and again Gloucester rumble forward.

The penalty goes the Cherry and Whites' way and there is a bit of handbags between the two teams.

Bath 8-3 Gloucester

I think it was Eurythmics who sang a song with the line "here comes the rain again".

Well, it would be appropriate now.

Bath show their power in the pack by pushing Gloucester away from their 22 at the scrum, and then Chris Cook booms into touch.

Gloucester line-out on halfway.

Kick-off

Bath 8-3 Gloucester

We're back under way. Gloucester have the ball and smack it down the touchline into Bath's 22, where it rolls out.

Bath have a line-out close to their own 22.

First-half recap

HT: Bath 8-3 Gloucester

Right... here are the details you need to know.

For Bath - Dominic Day scored a try, Tom Homer kicked a goal. Kyle Eastmond is off.

For Gloucester - James Hook kicked a penalty.

Elsewhere in the Premiership

HT: Bath 8-3 Gloucester

Of course, this is just the hors d'oeuvres of a massive feast of Premiership action this weekend.

Here's what else is on the menu.

Saturday, 6 February

Harlequins v Northampton (14:00)

Wasps v Newcastle (14:00)

Leicester v Sale (15:00)

Sunday, 7 February

Exeter v Saracens (13:00)

London Irish v Worcester (15:00)

(All times are GMT)

Six Nations: The pundits' view

HT: Bath 8-3 Gloucester

Jeremy Guscott
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Of course I'm grateful for your company here as I e-waffle about tonight's game, but if you'd like to find out what the experts think of the Six Nations, we've got a treat FOR YOU.

We've rounded up former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies, ex-England centre Jeremy Guscott, former Ireland hooker Keith Wood and ex-Scotland scrum-half Andy Nicol and asked them the questions you need to know the answers to.

Click here to hear what that bunch think ahead of the Six Nations.