Bristol Bears confirms NINE departures, including England duo | Ruck

Bristol Bears confirms NINE departures, including England duo

Bristol Bears boss Pat Lam has confirmed nine departures from the club, including two England internationals.

Tom Whiteley, Sam Jeffries and Antoine Frisch are the new additions, while the Bears retain a large majority of their squad.

Director of Rugby, Pat Lam, said: “We are grateful to all of our departing players and staff for their contribution to the Bears. They can always look back fondly and know that they contributed to our journey and the team growth.

“All of these guys have played their part and, for somebody like Siale – who is a Foundation Bear – he leaves in the knowledge that he has helped shaped the Bears culture for years to come.”

#1. Siale Piutau: Tongan legend and long-term Bears’ servant will depart at the conclusion of the 2020/21 campaign, after five seasons at the club.

#2. Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro: The Argentinian international will join Italian side, Benetton.

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