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John Muldoon Reunites With Pat Lam As New Bristol Defence Coach

Bristol have confirmed today that John Muldoon will join the club next season as their new defence coach. It was reported back in January that Muldoon would be involved in some capacity with the recently-promoted club but the specific role was uncertain. The Connacht captain will retire at the end of the season as he finishes up his playing days …

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Bristol To Make Charles Piutau The Highest Paid Player In The World

Charles Piutau of Ulster during the Guinness PRO12 rugby match between Munster Rugby and Ulster Rugby at Thomond Park in Limerick, Ireland on April 15, 2017 (Photo by Andrew Surma/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Details have emerged regarding the salary that Charles Piutau will earn at Bristol in the 2018/19 season. It was confirmed on Thursday that the former All Black would be heading to the Championship next year, leaving Ulster after two seasons to join up with former Connacht coach Pat Lam. According to the Telegraph, meanwhile, Piutau will be paid £1m per …

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Bristol Owner Admits The Club “Underestimated” The Premiership

The Premiership regular season is now complete and with that, the confirmation of the one club that has been relegated to the Championship. That club, of course, is Bristol Rugby and the writing has been on the wall for quite some time.  Although there were some slim hopes that either Doncaster Knights or Ealing Trailfinders would emerge victorious from the …

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Star Studded Bristol Imports Heading For The Championship

European Rugby Champions Round 6, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 21/1/2017 Ulster vs Bordeaux-Begles Bordeaux-Begles' Ian Madigan

Bristol have had a terrible season and after their heavy 32-14 loss to Gloucester on Friday night they look condemned to the Championship. Despite the awful form, they have not struggled in attracting some star names to join the ranks at Ashton Gate including current Connacht coach Pat Lam. All Black Steven Luatua is one such name, the blindside flanker …

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Two Coaches Appointed To Kieran Keane’s New Setup At Connacht

Kieran Keane Appointed New Connacht Head Coach 20/2/2017 ITM Cup, Lansdowne Park, Blenheim, New Zealand 4/9/2015 Otago vs Tasman Tasman head coach Kieran Keane

Connacht have found life difficult as reigning Pro12 champions. Subsequent to their maiden champions, injuries have plagued this season. Pat Lam’s decision to leave for Bristol next season was an even worse blow, however. With Connacht sitting 7th in the Pro12 standings, facing a daunting run-in, they needed some good news. That news came in the announcement on Monday with two …

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Rob Howley Releases Lions Duo For Club Games

Wales coach Rob Howley has released Lions duo Taulupe Faletau and Alex Cuthbert back to their clubs this weekend as the Six Nations takes a short break before returning next weekend. Faletau and Cuthbert, who both played during Wales’ 21-16 loss to England last weekend, join 12 other Welsh players who have also been released by Howley for this weekend’s games. …

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