Harry Thacker haunts former club Leicester as Bristol Bears claim first victory at Welford Road since 2002 – Telegraph.co.uk

April 28, 2019

Harry Thacker haunts former club Leicester as Bristol Bears claim first victory at Welford Road since 2002 Leicester took the lead after four minutes here and were level 11-11 at the interval despite playing into the wind. They did not fall behind until the 75th minute, but at no point did they exercise control against opponents who played with the customary exuberance and desire to attack from everywhere. It would…

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Leicester Tigers blow chance to secure survival as Bristol earn late win – The Guardian

April 27, 2019

Harry Thacker haunts former club Leicester as Bristol Bears claim first victory at Welford Road since 2002 Leicester took the lead after four minutes here and were level 11-11 at the interval despite playing into the wind. They did not fall behind until the 75th minute, but at no point did they exercise control against opponents who played with the customary exuberance and desire to attack from everywhere. It would…

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Bristol steal late win as Ian Madigans last-gasp penalty sinks Saracens – The Guardian

April 13, 2019

Billy Vunipola axed by Channel 4 after supporting Israel Folau in homophobia row But it is matters off the field that have suddenly enveloped Saracens. If nothing else, they showed fortitude in carrying on as normal despite the furore that has built around Billy Vunipola and his support for views that may have been all the rage in the first century AD but are hardly so in the 21st.

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Baths Dave Attwood focused on beating Bristol before reunion – The Guardian

April 6, 2019

Premiership: Bath v Bristol Bears Attwood is in his ninth season with Bath but was unable to agree a deal that suited both parties and despite interest from France – where he spent a prosperous loan spell at Toulon last season – he has opted for his home town. The Bears will also facilitate his law conversion course. Attwood, who already has a degree in physics and philosophy, is aiming…

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