The Kingsholm Supporters Mutual (KSM) continues its annual evening with the Gloucester and District Society of Rugby Union Referees on Thursday evening (21 April, 7.30pm) at Kingsholm.
The first event was organised by GRSA (Gloucester Rugby Supporter's Association) six years ago and the meetings are always an enjoyable evening, with previous guest speakers including Ed Morrison, Tony Spreadbury, and Chris White.
This year the KSM is pleased to be able to announce that the guest speaker will be Wayne Barnes, a young referee and barrister who has just been appointed to the RFU's elite panel of referees at the age of 25!
The meeting starts at 7.30pm at Kingsholm on Thursday 21 April. Everybody is welcome to attend.
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.
Following the recent announcement that XBlades were to become the club's new kit and leisurewear partner, Gloucester Rugby can today (Tuesday 30 June) confirm the opening of a new retail unit, based at Gloucester Quays Outlet Centre, as well as the launch of a brand new online shop.
When the Gloucester Rugby squad and staff report for their first day of preseason training on Wednesday morning, they will be greeted with a new look training kit from XBlades Sports ready for the first sessions.