Bristol Bears

Bristol 29-17 Newcastle: Covid-hit Bears halt Falcons’ winning run

BRISTOL, with hooker George Kloska leading the fight on his Premiership debut, overcame first half problems up front to record another impressive bonus point win and end Falcons’ 100 per cent start to the Premiership season.
With six front rowers sidelined because of Covid protocols, coach Pat Lam relied on squad players and young tyros and although it was by no means plain sailing they came through strongly with the arrival of Kyle Sinckler off the bench helping greatly in the second half.
None did better than Kloska, the latest member of an old rugby-playing Bristol family, who looked to t...

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