THREE young Bristol Bears players have committed their futures to the Premiership club.
Academy players Sam Bedlow, John Hawkins and Ioan Lloyd have all signed senior contracts.
Centre Bedlow, 23, who moved to Bristol from Sale Sharks in 2017, has penned a two-year deal. He has made 13 appearances for the club so far.
Lock Hawkins, 22, has agreed a one-year deal after making seven appearances this season, while highly-rated 17-year-old back Lloyd has been offered a four-year deal.
The Wales Under-18 international Lloyd became Bristol’s second youngest player when he featured in the Premiership Cup away clash against Northampton Saints. He is currently studying at Clifton College.