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Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

Jamie Mayer, the Scottish international centre, will join Bristol, the Premiership Two leaders, next season when they return to the top flight either through promotion or the buy-out of London Scottish. Bob Dwyer, Bristol's coach, has also signed Michael Horak, the Leicester full-back.

Jason Little, the New South Wales and Australian Test centre, could be out for up to eight weeks after fracturing his collar-bone during the 13-13 draw with South Africa's Sharks on Saturday.