In rugby, Bristol have recorded a comfortable victory over London Scottish at the Memorial Stadium. The home side ran in five tries as they won by 43 points to 16. It's a huge boost for Liam Middleton's side as they try to close in on a place in the end of season play-offs.
Bath Rugby have signed 23-year-old Nick Koster from Western Province. He made his Super 14 debut with the Stormers on the wing but has reverted to the back row.
The 6' 4" player has represented South Africa at all age levels. The club say he will add an extra dimension to their back row.
Bath Head Coach Gary Gold says, "Nick is a very exciting young player and we are delighted that he has agreed to move to Bath. He is a hard-working, incredibly motivated guy, and we are sure he will fit in with the Club ethos we are developing".
Former Gloucester and England rugby captain Mike Tindall has been speaking his behaviour at last Autumn's World Cup where he led a late-night bar crawl and later admitted to misleading England management about his whereabouts and the social culture associated with rugby.
The centre, who has just agreed a new one year contract with the Cherry and Whites which sees him move into coaching also talks bout the clubs ambitions for the forthcoming season:
Former Gloucester and England rugby captain Mike Tindall has spoken for the first time about his drunken behaviour at last Autumn's world cup, where he led a late-night bar crawl after beating Argentina and later admitted to misleading England management about his whereabouts.
Tindall was reprimanded by the Rugby Football Union after the tournament and he was widely blamed for England's disappointing performance.
After months of silence on the issue he now admits that the event disrupted the England squad and that he "let people down by doing it". It comes as Tindall has signed a new one year contract with Gloucester, which sees him move into coaching.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth talks to Nigel Davies, the new Director of Rugby at Gloucester about his hopes and aspirations for the side. His appointment follows the departure of Head Coach Bryan Redpath.
Davies is a former Welsh international and has been Head Coach of Llanelli side The Scarlets for nearly four years.
Gloucester's new Director of Rugby, Nigel Davies, has finally been unveiled at Kingsholm, two weeks after being appointed in the role. The Welshman has signed a three year contract and takes over from Bryan Redpath, who left the Cherry and Whites before the end of last season.
The funeral of former Gloucester rugby coach John Brain is to be held at the city's cathedral to allow as many people as possible to come.The service will take place at 11 am on Tuesday June 19th and the club says everyone is welcome.
Gloucester have appointed Nigel Davies as their new Director of Rugby. Davies, a former player, has been head coach at Welsh side Scarlets since June 2008. His appointment at Kingsholm follows the sudden resignation of head coach Bryan Redpath.
You can see more details on the Club website
All over at the Mennaye Field. Pirates have won 45-24, so that's a 21 point advantage to take into the second leg. Surely, too much for Bristol to overturn.
Rob Elloway scores Pirates' fifth try. They now lead 45-24. This tie looks all over.