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Vui commits to Bears

27th December 2018, 08:56 by Michael Holland

Samoa skipper Chris Vui has pledged his future to Bristol Bears by penning a new deal.

Vui has agreed a three-year contract until 2022 after turning down interest from leading European clubs.

The 25-year-old lock, who joined Bristol last year, has made 12 appearances for Samoa.

"I am really pleased Chris sees his continued development as a world-class player here at the Bristol Bears for the next three seasons," Bristol head coach Pat Lam said.

"He is a quality person who believes in our vision and is committed to our team goals. We are all excited about what he will bring to the Bristol Bears over the coming seasons."

Vui added: "It was an easy decision. I have a fantastic relationship with Pat and the coaching team, and we have a close-knit squad that are determined to achieve success.

"My family and I are very happy in the city. The main thing for me now is to get my head down and focus on playing well for Bristol as we have a hugely important second half of the season to come."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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