Munster sign Irish-qualified centre Antoine Frisch from Bristol

French-born 25-year-old qualifies to play through a Dublin-born grandmother

Munster has announced that 25-year-old French-born Antoine Frisch will join the province from Bristol Bears on a three-year contract from the start of next season. The six-foot, two-inch centre is Irish-qualified through his maternal grandmother who hails from Dublin.

He joins the province from Bristol Bears where he has made 13 appearances for the Premiership side so far this season, having previously played for French Pro D2 side Rouen Normandie. He can play in both centre positions.