It could be the biggest derby clash of our era
IF YOU want to be considered a team with top four potential, you cannot go losing three home games in a season.
Had Gloucester lost to Worcester on Friday night, their hopes of a top-four finish were all but over.
But along came Jonny May in the last desperate moments, and a penalty try saved the Cherry and Whites' league season.
Was it the correct decision? Probably, yes, and if the cover would have got there the Worcester full-back should never have stuck his leg out so dangerously in the first place.
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What will be more of a concern to Nigel Davies is the stupid tries Gloucester gave away, through poor defence and poor decision-making.
Cut out the two errors that were made and there would have been no need for last-minute drama.
Instead, thanks to Henry Trinder's missed tackle and Tim Molenaar's horrific looping, intercepted pass, Gloucester made hard work of it and you can only put most much down to the short turnaround from the Sunday trip to Wasps the week before.
But London Irish's victory over Wasps Gloucester are now sitting fourth ahead of the trip to Bath on Friday night.
This is the biggest West Country derby for a long time, with a serious amount hinging on it for both teams.
Bath can bring themselves back into the fight for fourth and cement a place in the top six with a win while Gloucester will be desperate to consolidate there league position.
Bath are showing signs of a resurgence in the second half of the season, and a narrow defeat at Northampton shows on the weekend shows they will be formidable opponents for the Cherry and Whites.
Put that together with the success Gloucester have had at the Rec in recent years, which Bath will be desperate to put right, and it looks like the odds are stacked against Nigel Davies and his men.
But I've said that before a few games this season so I'm backing the Cherry and Whites to go and get a result that would be a massive boost heading into the business end of the season.