Three mouthwatering clashes to look forward to in the Premiership play-offs
The Gallagher Premiership play-offs are set to be confirmed today with Exeter hosting Bath and Bristol travelling to Wasps.
We’ve taken a look at some of the mouthwatering matchups that we can look forward to in this blockbuster weekend of rugby.
Here they are
Semi Radradra vs Malakai Fekitoa
This is one of the most exciting confrontations of this weekend’s action.
What a performance Semi is having pic.twitter.com/vs9ypg2sVZ
— Edward Barker (@EdwardB24376757) August 21, 2020
Radradra has been a revelation since making the move to England with some stunning performances whilst Fekitoa has grabbed headlines for Wasps with some standout moments like this hit from last weekend’s game.
Just look at this from @MalakaiFekitoa! 😍
Some hit from the All Black! 💥
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) October 4, 2020
Both of these men have the ability to turn these play-offs on its head. Bring it on!
Joe Simmonds vs Rhys Priestland
These fly-halves are both in scintillating form going into this knockout tie with both men having enjoyed standout performances of late.
Simmonds stole the show in his side’s recent European tie against Toulouse with this late try. Many have called for him to considered for England selection based on this form.
Joe Simmonds! That is special! ⚡️
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) September 26, 2020
Rhys Priestland ran out for his 100th Bath game last weekend against Saracens – he put in an outstanding performance to earn his team a vital draw. Many fans have stated that he looks to be in the form of his life going into this huge showdown at Sandy Park.
💯 Fly-half @Rhys_Priestland will become a centurion for the Blue, Black and White when he runs out against Saracens at Allianz Park on Sunday afternoon.#WeAreBath | #SARvBAT pic.twitter.com/rfj8VluPo5
— Bath Rugby (@bathrugby) October 3, 2020
Jonny Gray vs Charlie Ewels
These two make up the engine rooms for their sides and will be absolutely vital to their teams success in this weekend’s semi-final in Devon.
🔥 Pace 🔥 To 🔥 Burn 🔥
Aled Brew’s name will be on the score sheet, but just look at that offload from Charlie Ewels 👏 pic.twitter.com/Jh9Qmvis9q
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) April 28, 2018
Gray’s stats this season have been out of this world with over 100 completed tackles in this year’s Champions Cup alone. Ewels is the beating heart of Bath and will lead out his side in the play-offs at Sandy Park this weekend.