Gloucester supporters are getting right behind the team for their three home games in January, starting with Sunday's massive Heineken Cup clash against Stade Francais.
The Kingsholm club has only 700 tickets remaining for this weekend's (Sun 16 Jan, KO 3pm) knock-out clash against the French side, with Gloucester aiming for quarter-final qualification.
Bristol Shoguns travel north up the M5 the following week (Sat 22 Jan, KO 2.45pm) for the quarter-final of the Powergen Cup, and there are only 350 tickets (including 100 seats in the main grandstand) remaining before the 13,000 capacity stadium is sold out.
The local derby atmosphere will continue when Worcester travel south down the M5 for the Zurich Premiership fixture on Saturday 29 January (KO 3pm). This game is now a 13,000 sell-out.
Gloucester's next home game after Worcester, is against Bath at Kingsholm on Saturday 19 February (KO 3pm), and this game has also SOLD OUT.
Supporters can purchase the remaining tickets for the Stade Francais and Bristol Shoguns games on-line at www.gloucesterrugbyclub.com or from the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781.
The Club is advising supporters to purchase tickets for the team's other remaining Premiership home games in advance to avoid disappointment. The other fixtures are Northampton (Sat 12 Mar), Leeds Tykes (Sat 9 April) and Saracens (Sat 30 April).
As Gloucester prepare for their 39th game of the season, against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday, David Humphreys told the local media that this week has been all about getting the players mentally and physically ready after a tough game against Connacht last Sunday.
Speaking to GRTV after the 40-32 victory over Connacht on Sunday, skipper Billy Twelvetrees explained that Gloucester had had to learn to be patient and cut out the errors to earn the win and progress to next weekend's final play-off against Bordeaux-Begles.
Jonny May's superb late score capped a thrilling 40-32 European play-off win over Connacht on Sunday. The winger spoke afterwards of his team's character and spirit as he looked ahead to one more week of rugby.
Speaking to GRTV this afternoon, Director of Rugby David Humphreys hailed the 'never say die' attitude of the team, after despite not being at their best, fighting back to take a 40-32 win after extra time over Connacht.
Jonny May continues on the wing on Sunday as Connacht come to town, and the England wing explains to the local media this week that he is delighted with his form and is looking forward to taking on Pat Lam's men.
Speaking to the local media this week, front rower John Afoa is familiar with the challenge of Connacht from his time in Belfast, and the World Cup winner is fully aware of the challenge they pose ahead of Sunday's meeting in the Champions Cup play off
Speaking ahead of Gloucester's European Rugby Champions play-off against Connacht on Sunday (Kingsholm, 3:30pm), Director of Rugby David Humphreys admitted that he's glad to have more players available than in recent weeks ahead of a tough fixture.
Nick Wood captained the Cherry and Whites on Saturday afternoon, and the experienced front rower expressed his pride in the young squad in defeat to Bath on the final day of the Aviva Premiership season.
Lewis Ludlow scored Gloucester's opening try in the 30-50 defeat at Bath on Saturday, part of an impressive performance by the young back row forward. Speaking after the game, he paid tribute to the young Gloucester side who went toe to toe with the Aviva Premiership semi-finalists.
Tongan international forward Sione Kalamafoni returns after injury to take up his usual place in the back row as Gloucester look to finish their season on a high against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday.
Gloucester Rugby is delighted to confirm that 18 year old Mat Protheroe, a product of Hartpury College and one of the brightest young talents in the English game, has signed a senior contract at Kingsholm.