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
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.