Bath losses at £1m
February 2, 2000
Bath lost more than £1million last season, taking their deficit for the last two years to more than £2.7million.
The West Country club reported a loss of £1,087,000 up to the end of June, compared with a deficit on the previous year of £1,655,000.
The club blamed the heavy loss on English clubs' boycott of the European Cup and a delay in publishing the domestic fixture list, with Bath playing five of their first six League games at home.
However, the club say prospects for the future are brighter following the return of European rugby, the introduction of the salary cap and a tightening of cost controls.
"These little deft touches, the nuances O'Driscoll has perfected are what Ireland will miss most." Tom Hamilton on Brian O'Driscoll's final Test in Dublin
Last year's thrashing at the hands of Wales was not the first time England have fallen to their rivals. Scrum Sevens looks at whether they have bounced back the following year
With just two rounds left in the 2014 championship, the intensity cranks up a notch at Twickenham. Tom Hamilton previews the weekend's action
"I had a perfect record against England as did a few other Welshmen. England always seemed to bring the best out of us." John Taylor on the age-old rivalry