Bristol Rugby secure Premiership promotion

Bristol Rugby has won promotion to the Premiership after seven years of trying. 16,000 fans have packed into Ashton Gate watching their heroes play for promotion.

A flurry of tries after the break saw the visitors win 32-34 on the night, but Bristol had the last laugh.

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Bristol Rugby secure promotion despite defeat on home turf

Bristol Rugby have won promotion and reached the Premiership after 7 years of trying.

They carried a 15 lead into this evening's Championship playoff final second leg against Doncaster at Ashton Gate.

Bristol Rugby win a line out during the GKIPA Championship final, second leg at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Credit: PA

A late first half try from Will Cliff extended that lead. A flurry of Doncaster tries after the break, saw the visitors win 32-34 on the night but it's a Bristol win by 17 points on aggregate.

Man of the match was Callum Sheedy.

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