James Forrester scored twice in Gloucester's quarter-final win over Brive on Saturday
TICKETS for Gloucester Rugby's European Challenge Cup semi-final against Worcester on Saturday, April 22 at 12.35pm - to be shown live on Sky - have gone on sale today (Monday).
Gloucester are offering huge discounts in all areas of the ground for the visit of their locals rivals as Dean Ryan's side attempt to reach their first final appearance since the victorious Powergen Cup triumph in 2003.
The ticket office will remain open until 7pm from Monday to Thursday this week and until 5pm on Friday to give supporters extra opportunity to purchase their tickets.
After this week, the ticket office will revert to its normal opening hours.
All supporters with a quarter-final ticket stub are entitled to buy tickets at a discount, however, it does not guarantee them the same seat as the majority are held by season ticket holders.
Supporters have until 5pm on Wednesday, April 12 to take advantage of the ticket stub offer - which guarantees savings in all areas of the ground.
Season ticket holders have until 5pm on Friday to purchase their own seats and then after April 7, they will be released for general sale.
The early booking price will, as always, continue until Thursday, April 20.
If supporters have a ticket stub, they need to purchase their tickets from the ticket office and not online. For more information on tickets, please contact 0871 871 8781 (option two)
Previewing Friday evening's local derby at Bristol, Interim Head Coach Jonny Bell told the local media that Gloucester's preparations have gone well and that the whole squad is united in trying to finish the season on a high.
Speaking to GRTV this week, Acting Head Coach Jonny Bell spoke of his pleasure in the efforts and intensity in training from the squad after a tricky few weeks. The team were preparing for big games with Bristol and Cardiff in coming weeks.
Willi Heinz was understandably and visibly disappointed when he spoke to GRTV after the 27-30 home defeat to Harlequins, apologising to the home support as the game slipped away after seemingly having the game under control.
Speaking to the local media this week, Scottish centre Matt Scott spoke of the squad's determination to put in a big home performance against Harlequins, with vital points up for grabs in the hunt for a Top Six spot this Saturday (KO 3pm)
Looking ahead to Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at home to Harlequins (kick off 3pm), Head Coach Laurie Fisher told the local media that Gloucester will need to be on top of their game in a match which has big implications in terms of top six ambitions.
A big few days for the Gloucester-Hartpury Women side. First came the news that the team will compete in Women's Super Rugby next season, and on Saturday the team will play Worcester Ladies IIs at Kingsholm. Centre Hannah Jones and wing Michelle Ruddock spoke to GRTV this week to reflect on events.
In the aftermath of the Aviva Premiership victory over Bristol, Interim Head Coach Jonny Bell was able to look forward to this weekend's European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final against Cardiff Blues (Kingsholm, kick off 8:05pm).
Missing so many starters, and up against a team fighting for their Premiership existence, Gloucester did what had to be done at Ashton Gate on Friday evening battling their way to a 32-14 Aviva Premiership win over Bristol Rugby.