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The Bristol Rugby Academy aims to unite and inspire the city through rugby.

Using broad based provision and evidence-based programmes, the Academy will commit to maximizing the potential of both players and coaches within our catchment area.

Working closely with our key partner schools, colleges and clubs, we aim to create player-centred, coach facilitated environments, developing well rounded individuals who are ready to face the demands of modern day life as well as those of the professional rugby environment.

We are prepared to meet, embrace and lead change for rugby’s benefit in Bristol and the surrounding area.

Our purpose is to maximize the potential of young players in Bristol through the Academy pathway; providing a regular flow of Academy developed players into the first team squad, to compete at the highest level of European club competition.

Watch Bristol Rugby TV's interview with Academy Manager Mike Hall about the future of the Academy below.