Posts Tagged ‘Gloucester’
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GLOUCESTER RUGBY’S new Director of Rugby, Nigel Davies, was delighted to confirm that Mike Tindall has signed a contract to become a player/ coach at the club next season.
Davies was meeting the media for the first time in his new role having only been at Kingsholm for two weeks. He has hit the ground running and his first key decision…
Posted 341 days ago
Former Amlin Challenge Cup champions, Gloucester Rugby, have been drawn with high-quality opposition in English rivals, London Irish, as well as French representatives, Bordeaux-Bègles and Mont-de-Marsan, following the pool draw for the 2012/13 tournament.
Gloucester will renew their Amlin Challenge Cup rivalry with London Irish, who they dramatically defeated 36-34 after extra-time in the 2006 decider, in a competition which will…
Posted 357 days ago
GLOUCESTER PROP Rupert Harden has been called into the England squad for the tour to South Africa.
Harden replaces Saracens’ Matt Stevens, who suffered a shoulder rotator cuff injury during Sunday’s Killik Cup victory against the Barbarians.
With EPS members Henry Thomas and David Wilson injured, 26-year-old Harden will join England training this afternoon ahead of flying tomorrow.
England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster…
Posted 565 days ago
The Rugby Players’ Association today announced Gloucester second row, Will James, as the new RPA Chairman. Will takes over from former Bath prop, David Barnes, who after six years as Chairman becomes a full-time employee of The RPA as Rugby Manager, having had to retire from the game last season due to a neck injury.
James will lead The RPA Management…
Posted 739 days ago
Gloucester Rugby make three changes to the side that started against Sale Sharks last weekend for the Aviva Premiership play off semi final against Saracens at Vicarage Road on Sunday.
Freddie Burns returns at full back while Tim Molenaar is back in midfield to partner Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu.
The one change to the pack sees Jim Hamilton come into the second row to…
Posted 767 days ago
Katie Field questions the future of a competition which has lost its focal point…
THE victory celebrations were loud and long, but will Gloucester’s 34-7 win over Newcastle in this spring’s LV= Cup final be the last of its kind for an English Premiership club?
Cup final day used to be the climax of the club season in England, but the cup…
Posted 775 days ago
Gloucester Rugby Head Coach Bryan Redpath makes four changes in personnel to his starting line up for the Friday night fixture at Sale as Gloucester seek to strengthen their claim for an Aviva Premiership play off place.
Many of their Aviva Premiership rivals either have this weekend off or are in European action.
However, Gloucester and Sale Sharks square off in a…
Posted 799 days ago
THE WORST moment for Dave Attwood over these past few months wasn’t when he heard he had received a nine-week ban for stamping on the head of La Rochelle prop Petrisor Toderasc, a ban that cost him a place in England’s elite squad.
That may seem bad enough for a 23-year-old lock who impressed the England management last summer on tour…
Posted 816 days ago
Injuries and international call ups mean that Gloucester Rugby Head Coach Bryan Redpath has called up a couple of his young guns for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership Rugby fixture at Northampton Saints.
Redpath has tried, by and large, to keep faith with the side that defeated London Irish at Kingsholm last Friday.
However, the resumption of the RBS Six Nations sees the Lawsons, Rory and…