Bristol Bears have put an eye-watering score on Enisei STM in their Challenge Cup Round 5 encounter at the Yug Stadium in Sochi.
Playing 2,000 miles away from home, the Bears ran out 65 – 9 winners over their hosts, scoring eleven tries in the process.
The Russian side manged threw penalties from the boot of flyhalf Ramil Gaisin.
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Bristol Bears: Protheroe (Powell 43); Pincus, O’Conor, Bedlow (Eden 68), Daniels; Sheedy (co-capt), Uren (Stirzaker 48); Woolmore (Dawe 54), Fenton-Wells, Armstrong (Thiede 54), Holmes (Hawkins 54), Joyce, 6. Haining, Heenan, Crane (cc) (Graham 54).
Replacements: Thacker, Dawe, Thiede, Hawkins, Graham, Stirzaker, Eden, Powell.
Enisei-STM: Maslov, Babaev, Trishin, Gerasimov, Simplikevich, Gaisin, Shcherban; Sekisov, Magomedov, Zykov, Saulite, Elgin, Gachechiladze, Temnov, Gargalic.
Replacements: Mamukashvili, Polivalov, Pronenko, Krotov, Biakov, Riabischuk, Mikhaltsov, Orlov.
Bristol Bears: Tries: O’Conor 5, 76, Joyce 14, Fenton-Wells 21, 54, 72, Haining 35, Protheroe 39, Armstrong 52, Graham 60, Pincus 64. Cons: Sheedy 5, 52, 54, 60, 72
Enisei-STM: Pens: Gaisin 11, 19, 28. Yellow: Simplikevich 9
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