Ludovic Mercier takes time out to answer your questions and describes himself in 3 words, talks about his first hobby, his greatest achievements, plus lots more.
Q: How would you describe yourself in 3 words? A: Honest, hard-working and passionate
Q: What do you do on your day off? A: I like to play some golf, or stay with my family, play with the kids or go to the park and play some game.
Q: Who's the player in your position that you admire the most? A: He played a long time ago now, but Michael Lynagh, he had some good skills and he was a good kicker also. If you compare with now the only great player is the New Zealand man Dan Carter, he's one of the best players in the world at the moment.
Q: What was your first hobby? A: I wanted to become a policeman because I liked the uniform. My dad used to play rugby before and he said to me "try to play rugby to see if you like it", but I wanted to play some other sports, I wanted to be a goalkeeper, or maybe a soccer player.
Q: What's on your ipod? A: I like pop, I like classic music, I like jazz, I like anything. I've got some French songs also and I like Queen and the Beatles.
Q: What do you consider your finest achievement? A: It's good to have finished top of the league and to have won the European Challenge Cup.
Q: Who would your dream date be? A: It's a good question, I can't say my wife, but I can't say somebody else. Ha ha.
Q: What's your greatest extravagance? A: My cars and my watch.
Q: Who was the last band or singer you saw live? A: I don't go to many concerts, I like to listen to music but I don't like to go anywhere to see it.
Q: What single thing would improve your quality of life? A: We train every day, so maybe to have more time with my family some time.
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.