Pat Lam

Exclusive – Jay Tyack loving rugby after ‘uncertainty’ following Worcester Warriors’ administration

After joining Bristol Bears in late-October, Jay Tyack is loving his rugby again after being left jobless following Worcester Warriors having entered administration. He spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about being back out on the pitch and more.
6 January 2023

Callum Sheedy drop goal seals 23-8 win for Bristol Bears against Wasps

Wasps succumbed to a second defeat in two games as Bristol Bears picked up a 23-8 win on the road to win their second game in a row.
17 September 2022

‘The goal is to win' - Pat Lam and Ellis Genge ahead of new Premiership season

Bristol Bears open up the Gallagher Premiership season against Bath and Pat Lam and new signing Ellis Genge spoke about what has changed in their camp after finishing 10th last term.
6 September 2022

Bristol Bears 2022-23 season preview - prediction, signings, ones to watch

After finishing top of the pile in 2020-21, Bristol Bears experienced contrasting fortunes last term so Pat Lam and his troops will be looking to challenge again this season.
4 September 2022

James Williams Exclusive: Taking his opportunity at Bristol Bears after standout years with Hartpury

After two years in the Championship, James Williams spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about coming back to the top-flight.
31 August 2022

Fitz Harding Exclusive: “University rugby can be a breeding ground”

Bristol Bears announced the signing of three exciting prospects from BUCS Super Rugby this week and Durham University graduate Fitz Harding discusses how student rugby paved his way to the big time.
8 April 2022

Exclusive: Dave Attwood talks head injuries, Bristol bouncing back and facing Bath

Ahead of a Friday night encounter with Bath at Ashton Gate, Bristol Bears’ Dave Attwood spoke to Joe Harvey about the club’s start to the season, taking on his former club and World Rugby's new guidance around contact training.
1 October 2021

Wasps stun Bristol Bears to win 44-8 in their opening game of the season

Wasps picked up their first win of the season with a 44-8 win over Bristol Bears at the Coventry Building Society Arena, with Ali Crossdale and Dan Robson starring for Lee Blackett’s side as they picked up a bonus point win.
25 September 2021

Tempers boil over as Bristol Bears edge past Leicester Tigers

Joe Harvey was at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday afternoon as Bristol Bears beat Leicester Tigers in controversial fashion to secure a home play-off place in the Premiership.
5 June 2021

Callum Sheedy Exclusive: These guys are operating at a world class level - You have to pinch yourself!

The Bristol Bears fly-half has been instrumental for the Premiership leaders this term, but the Wales international, and his club, are striving for more.
16 May 2021

Champions Cup ambition was ‘scoffed’ at but Bristol are rightly at Europe’s top table

Bristol Bears clinched the Challenge Cup last season but challenging for European club rugby’s top honour has always been the aim for Pat Lam.
31 March 2021

Bristol Bears are prepared to be ‘hunted’ says Pat Lam

Sitting top of the league, Bristol Bears Director of Rugby Pat Lam has called for mental strength from his players as they aim to dig deep and extend their lead at the top of the Gallagher Premiership.
3 March 2021

Pat Lam on how Bristol Bears have dealt with Premiership's Covid-19 disruption

With Covid having reared its ugly head this winter, Pat Lam explains how his team have been affected by Harlequins’ positive Covid tests and why his side are still able to play Newcastle Falcons.
31 December 2020

A lengthy injury list will worry Bristol but the Bears are dreaming again

Despite having to cope with a whole host of injuries to begin the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership season, Bristol Bears will be aiming to take yet another step under the guidance of Pat Lam.
20 November 2020

“Let’s not see it as pressure, let’s see it as an opportunity”: Bath and Bristol prepare for play-off weekend

With Bath travelling to Exeter Chiefs on Saturday and Bristol Bears visiting Wasps, it is a huge weekend for two of the Gallagher Premiership’s West Country clubs.
9 October 2020

Andy Uren Exclusive: Personally I would love to get to a Premiership Final

Prior to their decisive Gallagher Premiership fixture against London Irish on Sunday, Bristol Bears' Andy Uren spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about how far the team have come.
2 October 2020

Pat Lam’s Bristol Bears: Earning the right to be in the top four

With the top four on the line, Pat Lam discusses the challenge that Leicester Tigers possess as well as his pride for his Bears.
30 September 2020

Pat Lam and Bristol Bears eyeing Challenge Cup success

Bristol Bears Director of Rugby Pat Lam admits the club are targeting success in the European Challenge Cup ahead of their quarter-final with Dragons.
17 September 2020

Exclusive: ‘It is still in our hands’ – Bristol Bears’ Callum Sheedy on the battle for the top four

Bristol Bears fly-half Callum Sheedy says his side must focus on themselves in the race for the top four in the Gallagher Premiership as the season approaches a fascinating climax.
11 September 2020

Pat Lam backs Bristol Bears to relish challenging period

Pat Lam admits he is excited by the challenge of a ‘difficult’ 14-day period for Bristol Bears as his side target domestic and European success.
8 September 2020