THERE are less than two weeks to go before Gloucester's big Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster and proud tournament sponsors Heineken are giving supporters the chance to kick off their weekend in style.
Heineken are hosting a special Heineken Club Night at Sloanes in Gloucester on the evening of Thursday 3rd April. England Rugby World Cup legend Will Greenwood will be in attendance giving an exclusive insight into the later stages of Europe's leading club tournament. You will have the chance to meet and chat with Will, as well as enjoying a couple of complimentary pints of the leading premium continental bier brewed in Holland, and proud tournament sponsor, Heineken.
The event is free to attend but availability of tickets is limited. The first 25 people to correctly answer the following question and email the answer of the following question to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entrants must quote Gloucester Rugby Club with their answer.
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And if you are still trying to secure your ticket to the big clash against Munster at Kingsholm it is worth noting that Heineken will be giving away a pair of match tickets at the event on 3rd April.
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