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Jim Mallinder was happy to see Northampton take the points from their Premiership clash with Bath, but wanted the winning margin to be bigger.
Northampton claimed a 22-13 victory over Bath in a strange game in the Premiership at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder is adamant that Northampton are braced for a tough challenge when they play Bath at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday (5.15pm).
The Aviva Premiership reaches its midway point over Christmas with a race for play-off places gathering pace behind runaway leaders Harlequins.
Leinster coach Joe Schmidt could not have been happier after his team inflicted a record Heineken Cup defeat on shellshocked Bath in Dublin.
Leinster delivered a display worthy of Heineken Cup champions as Bath's faint hopes of progressing from Pool Three were ended by a 52-27 loss.
Leinster have made four changes to their line-up as they look to move towards the last eight of the Heineken Cup with victory over Bath (6pm).
Sir Ian McGeechan praised his players despite Bath suffering a Heineken Cup loss to holders Leinster that has left them facing an early exit.
Heineken Cup holders Leinster took a big stride towards this season's quarter-finals after recording an 18-13 win at struggling Bath on Sunday.
Francois Louw and Stephen Donald return for Bath in Sunday's top-of-the-table Heineken Cup clash with Leinster.
Bath flanker Lewis Moody will be out of action for 10 to 12 weeks after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Brad Davis accepts Bath face a huge challenge at home to Heineken Cup champions Leinster next week after a 16-13 defeat at home to Sale.
Bath's stuttering season hit another low point as they surrendered a 10-0 half-time lead against Sale to lose 16-13 at the Recreation Ground.
Bath welcome back centres Olly Barkley and Matt Banahan for Saturday's Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks.
Bath prop Kane Palma-Newport has agreed to join Leeds Carnegie on an initial one-month loan deal.
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