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Andy Robinson to start work at Bristol next month

Andy Robinson in the stands at the Memorial Stadium yesterday Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Former England and Scotland coach Andy Robinson has been appointed as Bristol's new director of rugby.

The Championship club says the 48-year-old former Bath flanker will start work at the Memorial Stadium on March 1.

He was in the stands yesterday as Bristol beat Rotherham in the Championship.

Andy Robinson to be officially announced at Bristol Rugby

Andy Robinson to be announced as Director of Rugby Credit: ITV News West Country

Bristol are due to officially announce Andy Robinson as its new Director of Rugby today. The former England and Scotland coach spent his entire playing career at local rivals Bath before turning to coaching. Current Head Coach Liam Middleton is likely to continue in his role.

A press conference is being held at lunchtime.

RUGBY: Andy Robinson set to join Bristol

It was announced today that one of the country's most experienced coaches is set to arrive at Bristol Rugby Club.

Andy Robinson, who was most recently in charge of the Scottish national side, is about to join Bristol as its new Director of Rugby.

The former England and Bath coach is to be unveiled at a press conference on Monday. Tim Walsh reports.

Scotland's Andy Robinson to join Bristol Rugby

Andy Robinson in action as Scottish national manager Credit: PA

One of the country's most famous and experienced coaches is set to arrive at Bristol Rugby Club. Andy Robinson, who was most recently in charge of the Scottish national side, is about to join Bristol as its new Director of Rugby.

The former England and Bath coach is to be unveiled at a press conference on Monday.

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Bristol Rugby to stay at Memorial Stadium for at least one season

Following the announcement that Councillors voted to approve Sainsbury's plans to redevelop the Memorial Stadium site, Bristol Rugby say they will be staying at the stadium for next season.

Bristol Rugby have agreed terms to remain at the Memorial Stadium for the 2013/14 campaign.

The Club will then consider their long-term options over the duration of next season.

– Bristol Rugby
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