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From Kyle Sinckler to Callum Sheedy – How the Bristol Bears players have fared on Six Nations duty so far

The Six Nations always has the potential to derail any side’s domestic campaign.  With the Gallagher Premiership season currently around the halfway point, losing key players to international duty at this stage has proved detrimental to several squads of years gone by. Additionally, with the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup contested at the dawn of the […]

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Scrapped relegation “doesn’t change anything” says George Skivington after Gloucester’s narrow defeat to Bristol Bears

Gloucester suffered their eighth loss of the season on Friday as they were narrowly defeated by Gallagher Premiership leaders Bristol Bears 18-17 at Kingsholm. The Cherry and White’s led 17-15 until a high tackle from lock Alex Craig in the 75th minute allowed Bears’ fly-half Ioan Lloyd to convert a penalty from 40 meters which […]

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“We’ve sent a clear statement to the rest of Europe” – Bristol Bears fans react to historic Challenge Cup triumph

Friday night was a historic one for Bristol Bears, as the West Country side overcame Toulon 32-19 in France to claim their first-ever European trophy. Pat Lam’s side put in a typically aggressive, intense performance at the Stade Maurice-David , something that has been synonymous with the rising club since the Aucklander took over in […]

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BREAKING: Bristol Bears podcaster Tony Cox claims the club will threaten the top level of rugby for “years to come”

Friday night saw the emergence of Bristol Bears as a European force, with the South West side beating established opponents Toulon to claim the Challenge Cup Trophy in France. Pat Lam has overseen a transformation of the Ashton Gate outfit during his three-year tenure, taking them from Championship obscurity to Champions Cup qualification, the height […]

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OPINION: Why concussion is becoming a political issue within global sport, and why pro athletes may soon strike

Gloucester Rugby’s medical staff have received plenty of praise over the weekend for their speedy decision-making in stopping Willi Heinz from continuing with concussion. The captain of the Cherry and Whites sustained a blow to the head early on in Friday’s derby defeat to Bristol Bears, and attempted to play on straight away. Embed from […]

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Hartpury RFC, Seven Games to Survive

Hartpury RFC enter the final seven games of the season bottom of the Greene King IPA Championship, and the fear of relegation is as real as ever. Hartpury ended a run of 10 straight defeats in their last game against Richmond, which brought the Gloucestershire side level on points with their opponents from that day. […]