Bristol's Director of Rugby Andy Robinson tells our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth that the season was "unacceptable".
But victory over league leaders Newcastle in the final match at the weekend has set the standard for next season:
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The whales have resurfaced near Sea Mills, Bristol and taken up permanent residence at Bennett’s Patch and White’s Paddock Nature Reserve.
Flowers in the South West have sprung up much earlier than usual due to the mild winter.
A fair amount of cloud - but the sun breaks through. A handful of showers towards the Somerset coast too.