A week after opening their Aviva Premiership A League account with a win over Saracens Storm, Gloucester United were unable to repeat the dose at Harlequins on Monday evening going down to a 22-8 defeat.
Second row Tom Denton, a summer signing from Leinster, will make his first competitive appearance in a Gloucester shirt on Monday evening when he appears for the United in an Aviva Premiership A League fixture at Harlequins.
Gloucester United dogged out a 22-19 A League victory over Saracens Storm on Monday evening. Head of Academy Neil McCarthy was in charge of the team and spoke positively after the game whilst stressing that he's still seeking improvement.
On a beautiful day last Friday at Malvern College, the U19s took on. Leinster U19's who were touring the UK playing other Premiership Academies beating Northampton Saints and Worcester Warriors prior to playing Gloucester.
Finding and developing local talent has always been high on the agenda at Gloucester Rugby, and the commitment to this approach has been reinforced with the news that Robin Eager and Richard Whiffin have joined the Academy staff.