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# bristol - Saturday 17 October, 2020

From The42 Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing First Time

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing

Simon Zebo scored two tries for the Top 14 side as they came up short in Bristol.

# bristol - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From The42 Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years On The Brink

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

It was Wasps’ 12th victory in their last 13 Premiership games under head coach Lee Blackett and a huge blow for former Connacht coach, Pat Lam.

# bristol - Sunday 4 October, 2020

From The42 'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster' Irish Abroad

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'

27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.

# bristol - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals

The wing and loosehead prop have signed on until the end of the 2019/20 season.

# bristol - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

From The42 Ed Byrne driving on with Leinster as twin brother Bryan settles in Bristol Ambitions

Ed Byrne driving on with Leinster as twin brother Bryan settles in Bristol

The 26-year-old Carlow men have been split up for the first time in their careers.

# bristol - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees tweeted: “I understand people want expression, but the statue has been put up without permission.”

# bristol - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester

The memorial to the 17th Century slave merchant was pulled down last month.

# bristol - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol

The 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and has been released under investigation.

# bristol - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

# bristol - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 Another Saracens player agrees loan move to stay in Premiership next season Sensible

Another Saracens player agrees loan move to stay in Premiership next season

Jack Singleton is heading for Gloucester, while Ben Earl and Max Malins will be at Bristol.

# bristol - Friday 28 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’

Thunberg was the headline speaker at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate on College Green, Bristol.

# bristol - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’

The elusive artist had confirmed he was behind the piece by posting two images of it on social media.

# bristol - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler World Class

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler

The 26-year-old will make the move from Harlequins this summer.

# bristol - Friday 11 October, 2019

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

# bristol - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From The42 'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends' Irish Abroad

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'

30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.

# bristol - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win Irish Abroad

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win

The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.

# bristol - Friday 25 January, 2019

From The42 Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage Irish Abroad This post contains videos

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage

The Ireland international scored Bristol’s equaliser on Friday as they booked their place in the fifth round.

# bristol - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Boy (16) suffers potentially life-changing injuries as 'unknown substance' thrown at face in UK

The attack happened close to a Pizza Express restaurant near Merlin Road in Bristol.

# bristol - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol

Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.

# bristol - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From The42 Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year Irish Abroad

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

The 32-times capped out-half was instrumental as Pat Lam’s Bristol earned promotion.

# bristol - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From The42 John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach Old Friends

John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach

The Connacht legend is moving straight into professional coaching after he retires from playing.

# bristol - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

A British newspaper has apologised for a front page published 21 years ago

The Bristol Post says a 1996 headline caused lasting damage to how people view the paper.

# bristol - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Irish flights among cancellations after plane goes off runway at Bristol Airport

No-one was hurt in the incident, but there have been dozens of flight delays.

# bristol - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars

The move has caused much bafflement.

# bristol - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From The42 Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again Unlucky 7

Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again

‘In terms of someone that has had injuries in the past, I have yet to see a player that has worked as hard to get himself back in a position to play,” says forwrds coach Jimmy Duffy.

# bristol - Friday 23 June, 2017

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

# bristol - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'We brought a community together to be proud of Connacht. I'm proud of that'

Pat Lam is moving into his final weeks as head coach of Connacht before his move to Bristol.

# bristol - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 Jason Harris-Wright to follow Pat Lam's path to Bristol Hooked

Jason Harris-Wright to follow Pat Lam's path to Bristol

It will be the hooker’s second stint with the English club.

# bristol - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The42 Ian Madigan set to join Pat Lam at Bristol as Bordeaux agree release Transfer

Ian Madigan set to join Pat Lam at Bristol as Bordeaux agree release

The 31-times capped Ireland international is understood to be on the move this summer.

# bristol - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Pat Lam blasts Steve Hansen over 'ex-New Zealander' jibe Dispute

Pat Lam blasts Steve Hansen over 'ex-New Zealander' jibe

The argument erupted after the coach this week successfully lured backrow forward Steven Luatua to English Premiership club Bristol.

# bristol - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From The42 'You're an ex-New Zealander, you should be mindful about players' careers' - Hansen has pop at Lam Black Mark

'You're an ex-New Zealander, you should be mindful about players' careers' - Hansen has pop at Lam

The All Blacks boss is disappointed with his compatriot’s role in Steven Luatua’s move to Bristol.

# bristol - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland international Dan Tuohy has left Ulster for Bristol Dan The Man

Ireland international Dan Tuohy has left Ulster for Bristol

The veteran lock is heading to the Aviva Premiership strugglers, who’ll be coached by Pat Lam next season.

# bristol - Friday 2 September, 2016

Ma'a Nonu could become first £1m-a-year rugby player

Bristol’s billionaire owner Steve Lansdown is keen on the New Zealander and prepared to pay big money to secure his signature.

# bristol - Friday 12 August, 2016

Photographer jailed for drugging and raping men at his house in Bristol

Police said Nigel Wilkinson would ply male models with alcohol laced with sedatives.

# bristol - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Two people charged after baby boy shot in head with air rifle in Bristol

Harry Studley remains in a critical condition in Bristol’s Children’s Hospital.

# bristol - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Baby boy shot in head with air rifle in Bristol

A man and a woman, who are not related to the baby, have been arrested.

# bristol - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 Irishman Jack O'Connell heading for the Premiership with Bristol Irish Abroad

Irishman Jack O'Connell heading for the Premiership with Bristol

The former Leinster loosehead was part of the club’s Championship-winning season.

# bristol - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn' Irish Abroad

'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn'

Former Munster out-half Declan Cusack has helped Doncaster into the Championship play-offs.

# bristol - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 Ex-Leinster man O'Connell helps Bristol into Championship promotion final Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster man O'Connell helps Bristol into Championship promotion final

Declan Cusack and Doncaster also advanced into the two-legged decider.

# bristol - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Remains found in forest confirmed to be those of Britain's oldest DJ

DJ Derek has been missing since last July.

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