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Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam with Bundee Aki after the match. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht 18 Bristol 27 Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam made a triumphant return to the Sportsground with his Bristol Bears on Sunday afternoon. (...)

  Bristol’s new star signing Semi Radradra in action for Fiji  during the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Ten years ago, Bristol were in the Championship and facing bankruptcy. Today they sit top of the Premiership and have stunned the rugby world by signi(...)

Bristol head coach  Pat Lam said he expects some household names to come through Bristol’s academy in the next five to 10 years. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

“Can you come here and do what you did in Connacht?” That was Pat Lam’s outline of what Bristol Rugby asked him to do when he confirmed his decision t(...)

Charles Piutau: The 25-year-old played 23 games for Ulster in his first campaign with Les Kiss’s squad. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Marquee player Charles Piutau will be leaving Ulster at the end of the forthcoming season after agreeing to join ex-Connacht coach Pat Lam’s new emplo(...)

Touch Judge Joy Neville during the Challenge Cup clash between Bath and Bristol. Photo: Inpho

When she retired from rugby back in 2013, having won 70 caps for Ireland, Joy Neville couldn’t quite envisage what she would be doing three years lat(...)