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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George Ford booted 24 points as Bath kept the pressure on Northampton at the top of the Premiership with a 39-16 win at rivals Gloucester.
West Country neighbours meet for first time this season at Kingsholm in Premiership.
The funeral of a mother and newborn baby found dead after going missing from a maternity hospital took place today.