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
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees told GRTV after the win in Brive that the game could have been a tough one to get up for, but that his Gloucester team mates did themselves proud on the night and got a big result.
Reflecting on the 31-20 victory in Brive on Thursday evening, Director of Rugby David Humphreys said that clinching a home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final was the overall aim and duly achieved.
Gloucester may have already clinched a home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys wants his side to finish the pool stages on a winning note in Brive on Thursday evening.
Speaking after Saturday's win, James Hudson was happy to record a bonus-point win against a hugely physical Oyonnax side as Gloucester secured their passage into the European Rugby Challenge Cup Quarter Finals
Billy Burns was a try scorer on his first European start for Gloucester and, speaking after the game, admitted that it was good to get the five points although there are still things to work on before the trip to Brive.
Gloucester Rugby have added to their front row strength in depth for next season with the signings of Paul Doran-Jones, Paddy McAllister and Nicky Thomas from Harlequins, Aurillac and the Ospreys respectively.