Former Saints forward Fisher joins Bristol

Former Saints back row forward Jon Fisher has joined newly-promoted Bristol ahead of the new season.

Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 12:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:52 pm
Jon Fisher has joined Bristol (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Fisher was out of contract at Franklin’s Gardens and with France star Louis Picamoles coming in to compete with Sam Dickinson at No.8 next season, the 27-year-old found himself looking for a move.

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Bristol have provided him with the opportunity to play more Aviva Premiership rugby during the 2016/17 campaign, having beaten Doncaster Knights to secure promotion back to the big time.

Fisher made 25 appearances for Saints after joining the club following a successful trial period during the summer of 2014.

The former London Irish forward scored one try, which came on his debut, against Gloucester in September, 2014.