Bristol Rugby


Steven Luatua returns to lead Bristol in Friday evening’s GKIPA Championship match away to Yorkshire Carnegie, kick off 8 pm, after being left on the bench throughout last week’s win over Rotherham Titans. Bristol head coach Pat Lam said that Luatua had been fitting fit and raring to go for the Titans match, if required, …

Unbeaten league leaders Bristol return to Greene King IPA Championship action at Ashton Gate on Saturday lunchtime when they take on struggling Rotherham Titans, kick-off 12.30pm, with the visitors without a win in their seven outings this season. Tongan international Siale Piutau makes his long-awaited return from injury in a Bristol side that shows seven …

Bristol Ladies have confirmed that England international prop, Sasha Acheson will leave the club to join regional Gloucester-Hartpury. Acheson, who has played for Bristol for seven years, admitted that is was a tough decision to make. She said: “Bristol Ladies has been my club for a long time, it’s one that has gone through the …

The ‘Silly Season’ is the period usually lasting for a few summer months, typified by the emergence of frivolous news stories in the media, but when it comes to most sport, and rugby is no exception, it can be any time of the year. Why let the truth stand in the way of a good …

BRISTOL missed the chance to go top of Pool 2 of the British & Irish Cup as they slipped to their first defeat since going down 39-27 in the Premiership at Newcastle in May, as Doncaster made it three wins out of three visits to Ashton Gate Doncaster Knights went into the break 18-8 ahead …

Kim Oliver, the former Bristol Ladies and England international fly-half or centre, has taken temporary charge of Bristol Ladies following the departure, by mutual agreement, of head coach Kris de Scossa. De Scossa took up the post of head coach in June, having been Canada Women’s co-coach and Wales Women head coach, and having also …

Bristol Rugby have reported that Kris de Scossa has left his position as Head Coach of Bristol Ladies Rugby by mutual agreement. De Scossa the former Canada Womens co-coach and Wales Women head coach arrived at Bristol this summer. Assistant head coach and ex Bristol Ladies player Kim Oliver will take temporary charge. She has …

Referees at all levels have a difficult job, especially those lower down the pyramid where there are no television match officials or assistant referees, so it is good to hear a head coach praise the work they undertake. Bristol’s Pat Lam did that after last Sunday’s Greene King IPA Championship game at Ashton Gate, and …

League Tables

Premiership
P
Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter860221812931
2Saracens860227013329
3Leicester860220216926
4Bath850319316324
5Gloucester850316321122
6Wasps840421819520
7Harlequins840423123020
8Northampton840420321620
9Newcastle Falcons840416420220
10Sale820621220815
11Worcester81071282348
12London Irish81071532657
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1Bristol9900382177844
2Ealing Trailfinders9702327196836
3Nottingham9603271241529
4Bedford9513283241628
5Doncaster9414241206927
6Richmond9504190246323
7Yorkshire Carnegie9414210274422
8Cornish Pirates93062862621022
9Hartpury RFC9315195210721
10Jersey9405180192319
11London Scottish9207198296715
12Rotherham Titans900915637822