Bristol have signed experienced Georgia international Giorgi Nemsadze from French ProD2 side Tarbes.
Saracens will start their Premiership title defence against Worcester in the London double header on September 3.
Bristol have completed the signing of former Northampton prop Soane Tonga'uiha.
Champions Cup holders Saracens have been drawn against Toulon while Bath will meet Bristol in the Challenge Cup.
Bristol Rugby have strengthened their squad ahead of the new season by signing USA international centre Thretton Palamo.
Leicester have signed loosehead prop Ellis Genge, the surprise inclusion in the England squad for the tour of Australia, from Bristol.
Bristol will play in the Aviva Premiership next season after they defeated Doncaster 60-47 on aggregate.
Stuart Barnes casts his eye over England's squad for Australia and reflects on the fortunes of Connacht and Exeter.
Leicester back-row Jordan Crane will join Bristol this summer following a 10-year spell with the Tigers.
Samoa fly-half Tusi Pisi has agreed to join Bristol Rugby ahead of the 2016/2017 season.
Former Wales scrum-half Dwayne Peel has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to an ongoing shoulder injury.
Cardiff Blues have confirmed the signing of Wales international Matthew Morgan on a two-year deal from next season.
A round-up of the Championship semi-finals, as Bristol and Doncaster came away with first-leg wins on Sunday.
Bristol Rugby have reached an agreement with the RFU to release Steve Borthwick from his contract so he can join England.
Sky Sports' Stuart Barnes says that Bristol have every right to challenge the RFU over Steve Borthwick.
The RFU has begun preliminary talks with Bristol about securing the services of forwards coach Steve Borthwick.
Bristol have named former England captain Steve Borthwick as their new forwards coach.
Bristol flanker Marco Mama has joined Aviva Premiership new-boys Worcester on loan until the end of February.
Dewi Morris reflects on a remarkable Championship play-off between Worcester Warriors and Bristol.
Worcester secured a dramatic Premiership return after drawing 30-30 with Bristol to win their play-off on aggregate.