Bristol Bears have confirmed its current squad for the 2022/23 campaign with six new arrivals confirmed.
Ellis Genge, AJ MacGinty, Magnus Bradbury, James Williams, Gabriel Ibitoye are all new faces, while loanee Rich Lane has also joined on a permanent deal.
BUCS Super Rugby front row trio Fred Davies, Martin Mulhall and Rhys Charalambous are also heading to Ashton Gate, as are exciting scrum-half talent Oscar Lennon, who made his Gallagher Premiership debut against Bath at The Rec, and front row twins Jono and Toti Benz-Salomon.
Pat Lam also offers professional terms to eight members of the national title winning U18 squad, with Jimmy Halliwell (tighthead prop), Paddy Pearce (second row), Sam Worsley (fly half), Pete Carter (scrum half), Aaron Tull (back row), Ed Harvey (back row), Joe Jenkins (centre) and Sami Hamid (full back/wing) all graduating into the Senior Academy. Another addition is second row Joe Owen, who joins after an impressive campaign for Clifton in National Two.
BRISTOL BEARS DEPARTURES:
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