Match Report: Harlequins 21-20 Bath – Quins survive late Bath fightback
Tim Swiel scored a dramatic late penalty to hand Harlequins a 21-20 win over rivals Bath
Quins took a narrow 11-10 lead into the break thanks to Swiel’s boot and Tim Visser’s try
Karl Dickson extended the hosts lead before Nathan Catt put Bath back in front but Swiel’s third penalty sealed the narrow win.
Harlequins condemned Bath to just their second Premiership loss of the season with a hard-fought victory at Twickenham Stoop on Sunday.
Tim Swiel’s late penalty was the difference for Quins as the lead changed hands several times.
Quins’ winger Tim Visser and Bath’s Kane Palma-Newport scored first-half tries as the hosts took a narrow 11-10 advantage into the break.
Karl Dickson extended the hosts advantage before Nathan Catt bundled over to put Bath back in front. Nevertheless, Swiel’s third penalty sealed the win for Quins.