Mark Sorenson: Bristol lock to retire at end of 2016-17 season

Mark Sorenson
Mark Sorenson has played in 11 Premiership games for Bristol this season

Bristol lock Mark Sorenson will retire from professional rugby at the end of the Premiership season.

The New Zealand-born 37-year-old, who previously played for Newcastle Falcons and Northampton Saints, has made 82 appearances for Bristol since 2013.

"It feels like the right time for me to take on a new chapter and retire," he told the club website.

"The game has given me incredible opportunities and I have enjoyed every minute of it."

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