Saints were beaten at Bath on Saturday

Bath 22 Northampton Saints 13: Tom Vickers' player ratings

Saints suffered their first defeat of the Gallagher Premiership season at Bath on Saturday.

Here's how we rated the players at The Rec...

Saw yellow during a difficult second half for Saints, but he made a huge amount of tackles, racking up a total of 16 without missing a single one... 5.5

1. Ben Franks

Saw yellow during a difficult second half for Saints, but he made a huge amount of tackles, racking up a total of 16 without missing a single one... 5.5
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Has been in good form since returning after a lengthy lay-off, but this was not an easy day, despite the fact he gave it his all... 5

2. Mike Haywood

Has been in good form since returning after a lengthy lay-off, but this was not an easy day, despite the fact he gave it his all... 5
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Another experience for the prop as he came up against tough opposition and failed to find favour with referee Ian Tempest... 5

3. Ehren Painter

Another experience for the prop as he came up against tough opposition and failed to find favour with referee Ian Tempest... 5
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Has the power to match most packs and tried to take the fight to Bath, but they fought fire with fire... 6

4. David Ribbans

Has the power to match most packs and tried to take the fight to Bath, but they fought fire with fire... 6
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