There will be 14 clubs in the Premiership from the 2022/23 season after a Covid-19 recovery plan was unveiled by the Rugby Football Union.
Bath second-row Josh McNally was called up to England’s training squad on Wednesday as an injury replacement for Sean Robinson.
See the video highlights from Round 22 of the Premiership season.
Bath boss Stuart Hooper was a relieved man after his side booked their 2021/22 Champions Cup place courtesy of a late win over Northampton.
There were Premiership wins for Exeter Chiefs, Harlequins, Leicester and Bath over Sale, Newcastle, Wasps and Northampton on Saturday.
Four games are scheduled for Saturday in the final round of the league phase of the Premiership with Exeter facing Sale in the marquee match.
Bath, England and British and Irish Lions wing Anthony Watson is keen for players to continue their fight in protest against racial injustice.
Bath have announced that former England front-row forward Henry Thomas will leave the Premiership club at the end of the campaign.
The Premiership clash between Gloucester and Bath, scheduled for Saturday at Kingsholm, has been cancelled due to cases of Covid-19.
Bath have announced that hooker Ross Batty will retire at the end of the current campaign, following 11 seasons at the Premiership outfit.