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.
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Speaking after the Third Test defeat to New Zealand, Ben Morgan told RFU.com that the loss was a disappointing way to sign off the summer tour but that the England team know what they have to do to be successful.
At the end of a tour when there have been so many positives for England, fly half Freddie Burns, who will start the third Test against New Zealand, was clear that the whole squad are focussed on signing off with a memorable win when he spoke to RFU.com
Speaking to Steve Jones of RFU.com straight after the 27-28 defeat to New Zealand on Saturday, Billy Twelvetrees spoke of the frustration of a missed opportunity, but stressed that England would lick their wounds and bounce back.
Freddie Burns contributed 12 points in England's 20-15 defeat against New Zealand on Saturday but, speaking after the game to RFU.com, preferred to talk about the many positives in the performance from Stuart Lancaster's side.
Gloucester number eight Ben Morgan put in a great individual performance as England were just pipped by New Zealand by 20 points to 15 in Auckland on Saturday. He told Steve Jones of RFU.com that the team will be in good spirits going into the 2nd Test in Dunedin.
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