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Bath Sign Kiwi Winger As Todd Blackadder’s Revolution Takes Hold

Northampton Saints v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Todd Blackadder has been rebuilding the Bath squad since taking charge. Since taking charge at Bath last summer, Todd Blackadder has wasted little time putting his own stamp on the squad. Already the former Crusaders coach has re-signed Leroy Houston and Shaun Knight on short term deals, and added fellow kiwi’s Robbie Fruean and Paul Grant to an increasingly cosmopolitan Bath squad. Blackadder’s revolution doesn’t appear …

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Bath Set To Move For Wallaby Centre After Signing Robbie Fruean

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Todd Blackadder, the Bath director of rugby catches the ball during the warm up during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Bath at Franklin's Gardens on September 3, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Todd Blackadder has wasted little time in putting his own stamp on the Bath squad. Although Bath may have not been in need of a compete rebuild following Mike Ford’s departure, their squad never really had a balanced feel to it last season. Under Ford, Bath seemed to be collecting quality backrow players, but failed to add depth to their …

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Bath Confirm Two New Signings

NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Robbie Fruean of Hawke's Bay tries to keep the ball in play during the round six Mitre 10 Cup match between the Hawke's Bay and Tasman at McLean Park on September 24, 2016 in Napier, New Zealand. (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images)

In a busy morning on the transfers front, Bath Rugby on Tuesday confirmed the signing of centre Robbie Fruean from Hawke’s Bay in New Zealand and tighthead prop Shaun Knight on loan from Newport Gwent Dragons.  Fruean, who will join at the completion of the Mitre 10 Cup competition in New Zealand, is a strong ball carrier with a highlight reel …

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Polota-Nau Headlines Host Of Super Rugby Players Linked With A Move To The Premiership

Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Wallabies

Wallabies and NSW Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau headlines a host of Super Rugby players linked with a move to the Aviva Premiership with newly promoted Bristol reportedly interested in acquiring the 31-year-old forward. According to the Bristol Post, Polota-Nau has reportedly said his goodbyes to his Waratahs teammates, and is on the verge of signing for Andy Robinson’s side at the conclusion …

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Bath Move To Sign Kiwi Centre As Todd Blackadder’s Influence Takes Hold

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 16: Head Coach Todd Blackadder of the Crusaders looks on following the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes at AMI Stadium on July 16, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Bath are looking to rebuild under Todd Blackadder this season. New Bath coach, Todd Blackadder, is looking to raid his former club in a bid to make Bath a force to be reckoned with this season. Despite reported interest from Leinster, Blackadder has already moved quickly to appoint his former assistant, Tabai Matson, as Bath’s new head coach and is now looking to …

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