Posted by: andysaint (IP Logged)
Date: 17 April, 2017 18:59

Relegated obviously and I think they will bounce back with better preparation and will be a stronger force in the league.

However, 7 have already been released early from their contracts and some back room staff have been told that they will not be retained. Crass timing or early preparation for next season?

Bristol Post

Re: Bristol
Posted by: Nigel Scott (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 06:53

As those 7 were out of contract at the end of the season, you could say it's doing them a favour in giving them a head start to find a new club.

Re: Bristol
Posted by: Bob Stainsby (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 09:05

Good luck to all those affected i.e. 'released' by Briss whether on the playing ancilliary or support staff at all levels hope they all find alternative employment soon. I also wish Bristol a speedy return to the Prem. After all can't let BAth and Exe have all the running in the West country eh?

Re: Bristol
Posted by: Saint Adam of Weedon (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 12:12

You have to believe that Bristol will be far better prepared the next time they're promoted, and the likelihood is that they'll be able to prepare for that eventuality around February next year.

Church's Stand, Block R, at the back noisily making lots of noise

Re: Bristol
Posted by: pboro_saint (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 12:47

Id say it's fair to say they are preparing for it now, with the signings they've made!

Re: Bristol
Posted by: shendy (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 13:18

No playoffs in the Championship from next season, remember.

There ain't no Sanity Clause

Re: Bristol
Posted by: SaintED (IP Logged)
Date: 18 April, 2017 19:32

They'll be back up for the final year of Mallinder and Wests contract. Odds of them finishing above us that season?

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