Members of the Junior Gloucester Crew had a great day out at Kingsholm recently at the annual open day.
Members of the Junior Gloucester Crew, the membership scheme for all young Gloucester Rugby Club supporters, were invited to Kingsholm to meet their heroes and take part in a number of interactive sessions run by the star players.
Caption: Crew president Marcel Garvey at the event.
Players took the youngsters through a number of training drills including passing, kicking, agility runs, tackling, line-outs and scrums.
Caption: Brad Davies offering a few kicking tips.
At the end of the day the members also had a chance to ask players questions and go on a tour of the famous ground.
Caption: Phil Vickery offering advice on ball skills.
Details of Junior Gloucester Crew membership for the 2005/06 season will be announced shortly. Look out for details on www.gloucesterrugbyclub.com
Following the 48-10 Aviva Premiership win over London Welsh on Saturday, Dan Murphy praised his team mates for battling right up to the very last minute in difficult conditions and maintaining the momentum that the team have built in 2015.
Henry Purdy scored two memorable tries against London Welsh at Kingsholm on Saturday, and attributed the first one to hard work on the training ground before describing how much he's enjoying playing his rugby alongside friends like Callum Braley.
Gloucester face London Welsh for the third time this season when they meet at Kingsholm in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday (kick off 3pm), but Director of Rugby David Humphreys insists his team are prepared for a tough game against the Exiles.
Billy Burns was a late call up to the Gloucester team that lost narrowly to the Leicester Tigers at Welford Road on Friday evening and, speaking to GRTV post match, was full of praise for his team-mates but admitted that defeat was tough to take.
Speaking after what he described as an 'arm wrestle' up front, skipper Tom Savage couldn't fault his side's effort and commitment on the night at Welford Road but insisted that his side will keep on battling, starting at home to London Welsh next weekend.
A number of the Gloucester Rugby squad this week benefitted from an initiative organised by Circle 2 Success (C2S) and the Rugby Players Association (RPA) to help players develop their business planning skills.