Hawkins joins Bristol

Date published: September 6 2016

Rob Hawkins has joined Bristol Rugby on a short-term deal as injury cover for Marc Jones according to the official Bristol website.

The hooker has represented Bath, Leicester and Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

Jones sustained a knee injury in the pre-season defeat to Wasps and could be sidelined for up to three months.

Hawkins linked up with the first team squad for training on Monday.