Hook kicks Gloucester to derby victory

James Hook (Gallo Images)
James Hook (Gallo Images)

London - Former Wales star James Hook kicked five penalties as Gloucester fought back to beat Bath 15-11 and climb to fifth in the English Premiership on Friday.

Hook's heroics in difficult conditions had the added bonus of piling on the misery for West Country rivals Bath, who have now lost their last six matches in all competitions.

A meagre losing bonus point leaves last year's free-scoring Premiership finalists languishing in ninth position, having lost seven of their 10 league games.

Their points came from an early Dom Day try and two penalties by full-back Tom Homer.

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