Rugby Digger - transfer news and rumours: 'Bristol plan double swoop for All Blacks duo Ryan Crotty and TJ Perenara'

Ryan Crotty and TJ Perenara
Ryan Crotty (centre) and TJ Perenara (left) could be moving to Ashton Gate Credit: GETTY IMAGES

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Not content with recently signing one All Black, Bristol are planning an audacious double swoop for two more.

It has been confirmed that All Blacks loose forward Steven Luatua will re-unite with his former Super Rugby coach Pat Lam at the English Premiership strugglers for the 2017/18 season.

The 25 year-old, who plays Super Rugby for the Auckland Blues, won his 15th cap for the All Blacks against Italy in November and his departure comes as a surprise for New Zealand Rugby two years out from the World Cup in Japan.

Now The Bristol Post is suggesting two of his New Zealand team-mates could be joining him at Ashton Gate - centre Ryan Crotty and scrum-half TJ Perenara.

TJ Perenara is the All Blacks' second-choice No 9 Credit: GETTY IMAGES

The Postreports that Bristol are planning a significant...


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