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.
Willi Heinz scored Gloucester's second try as the Cherry and Whites overturned a disappointing first 40 minutes and 0-6 half time deficit, to earn a 26-18 Aviva Premiership victory over Bristol Rugby on Saturday.
It's the first Gloucester-Bristol derby at Kingsholm in over eight years this Saturday (kick off 4:30pm) and, previewing the game with the local media this week, Defence Coach Jonny Bell stressed that, with both teams in the bottom half of the table, they both need the points.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester front rower John Afoa knows the challenge ahead this week against Bristol, and calls on the Cherry and Whites to make the most of home advantage as a determined squad look to bounce back from a narrow loss to Saracens.
Tom Savage speaks to GRTV and the local media as Gloucester went down by 24-20 at Saracens on Sunday afternoon. The second row was disappointed with the result, despite a strong showing from the hosts.
Speaking immediately after the game, skipper Willi Heinz thought that Gloucester had executed their game plan reasonably well and competed hard against Saracens. However, it wasn't enough but the squad will have plenty to work on this week ahead of the derby match against Bristol.
Gloucester may be coming off their best win of the season, the 38-16 victory over Wasps last weekend, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys admits that Sunday's trip to Saracens is an even tougher test.
Talk about a game of two halves. Things looked grim on Saturday as Gloucester trailed 0-6 to Bristol at half-time. However, Matt Scott's eighth try of the season got Gloucester off and running, and the visitors fell apart as the Cherry and Whites eased to a 26-18 bonus point Aviva Premiership win.