GALLERY: Cornish Pirates Vs Bristol Rugby
Action images from RFU Championship defeat
Bristol Rugby's six-match winning run ended at Mennaye Field on New Year's Day, as Cornish Pirates inflicted a comprehensive 32-17 defeat on Middleton's side.
Club Photographer John White was on hand to capture the action.
Jack Gadd attempts to round Pirates' Kieran Hallett during a scrappy opening period
Mariano Sambucetti braces himself for contact as Bristol look for a way into the game
Prop Kyle Traynor burrowed over for a second-half try as Bristol launch a fightback
Glen Townson tries to escape the attentions of former Bristol lock Darren Barry
Jason Hobson received a second half yellow card after an altercation with Alan Paver
Back rower Alafoti Faosiliva went close to scoring following a fifteen metre charge
Lock Ben Glynn tussles for possession as the game slipped away from the visitors