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 email@example.com. 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.
Speaking to the local media this week ahead of the Bath Rugby game, Head Coach Laurie Fisher stressed that the fundamental shape of Gloucester's game is in good shape but that the Cherry and Whites have to look after the ball better and make more of their scoring opportunities.
Skipper for the day Willi Heinz faced the cameras after the 13-18 home loss to Newcastle and expressed real frustration at not being able to back up last week's win at Sale, calling it a performance he and his team-mates are not proud of.
Speaking after the game, Charlie Sharples described it as 'the win that has eluded us.' The winger stressed that Gloucester had stayed positive after the first couple of weeks of the Aviva Premiership season and the 26-13 victory over Sale was a result of that focus.
Gloucester Rugby picked up their first win of the new Aviva Premiership season on Friday night, easing to a 26-13 win on the road at Sale Sharks. Director of Rugby David Humphreys was full of praise for his players on the night.
Greig Laidlaw is back to skipper Gloucester Rugby in Saturday's Aviva Premiership derby game against Bath Rugby at Kingsholm. James Hook will make his first start of the season at full-back and Billy Twelvetrees will make his 100th competitive appearance for the club.
Wednesday evening saw the launch of the Cherry and White Wednesday show on the Drivetime programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire, with Henry Trinder live in the studio to kick off a regular weekly slot.