George Ford inspires Bath as they score seven tries to beat London Welsh, who earn a four-try bonus point.
Bath hand a new contract to England full-back Anthony Watson, to keep him at the Premiership club until 2017.
Flanker Mat Gilbert is to leave Bath to gain more match time, the Premiership club confirm.
Bath fly-half George Ford says competing for the England number 10 shirt will improve him as a player.
A flawless kicking display from George Ford leads Bath to victory over Sale in a hard-fought Premiership season opener.
BBC Sport presents an extensive team-by-team guide for the 2014-15 Premiership campaign.
Head coach Mike Ford says Bath must show they have made progress when the new Premiership season starts on Saturday.
Incoming Bath signing Sam Burgess is to play at centre after he completes his switch to rugby union from league.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane believes a mid-season training camp with rugby union side Bath was beneficial to both clubs.
Jersey-born England international Matt Banahan helps Bath to a 34-10 win over former club Jersey in a pre-season friendly at St Peter.
New Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac sees his side held to a draw by English Premiership side Bath in a pre-season friendly.
Bath Rugby's plans to increase seating capacity for the next two seasons have been approved by the local authority.
Bath captain Stuart Hooper says missing out on a trophy last season will inspire the team to improve this term.
Three-times-capped Wales scrum-half Martin Roberts joins home region Ospreys from English top-flight club Bath.
England Saxons wing Semesa Rokoduguni signs a one-year contract extension with Bath, to keep him at the club until 2016.
Northampton Saints will start the defence of their Premiership title at home to Gloucester on Friday, 5 September.
Bath lock Will Spencer signs a new deal at Bath to keep him at the Premiership club until the end of the 2015-16 season.
Bath head coach Mike Ford and his backroom staff sign new deals, while Darren Edwards is appointed as first-team coach.
Wing Anthony Watson proved his "world-class ability" on his senior England debut, says his Bath coach Neal Hatley.
Newcastle Falcons loose-head prop Grant Shiells is to join Premiership rivals Bath for next season.
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