England international confirms he’ll retire at the end of the season
Jordan Crane is set to call time on a 16-year professional career at the end of the 2019/20 campaign.
The England international and four-time Premiership winner will join Pat Lam’s backroom team as Academy transition coach in a dual role with immediate effect.
Crane joined Bristol in 2016 and during his time so far at Ashton Gate has co-captained the team to a promotion and a highest top flight finish in twelve years.
Thankyou to all the clubs i have been lucky enough to represent @carnegierugby @LeicesterTigers @EnglandRugby and @BristolBears hopefully we will finish this season in style. pic.twitter.com/fck14BymHG
— Jordan Crane (@JordanCrane86) September 12, 2019
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to begin my coaching journey in a world-class coaching set up,” he said.
“When I reflect back on the last 16 years, I’ve been so fortunate to meet many great friends and share the field with some of the most talented players to play the game.”
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