Transfer News: Exeter forward joins Bristol on loan

Ed Holmes has joined Bristol Rugby on a short-term loan agreement.

The back five utility forward arrives from Exeter Chiefs, where he has made five appearances.

Head coach Pat Lam bolsters his second row options, with Joe Batley sidelined through illness and Joe Latta (shoulder) ruled out for at least the next two games.

International duo Chris Vui (ankle) and Steven Luatua (knee) are both unavailable for the remainder of the campaign, while Academy locks John Hawkins (knee) and Ehize Ehizode (shoulder) have also been ruled out.

Main photo credit: Ed Homes Twitter
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