THIS season the popular GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Try Time promotion has returned and for the first time will visit 10 GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP grounds.
Supporters will now not only be able to experience the highs and lows of world class rugby week-in, week-out in the Guinness Premiership but those at the match will also be given the chance to win a pint of the black stuff, sharing the craic of the original GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Try Time with their mates.
To enter GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Try Time, use your rugby knowledge to text the team name and shirt number of who you think will score the last try of the game to 67777 before the start of the second-half* e.g. Gloucester 8.
Come the final whistle those who predicted the last try scorer correctly will receive a winning text that they can redeem at the Shogun Bar in the new C&G stand for the ultimate reward - a pint of the black stuff. Fans who did not manage to correctly predict the last scorer will be entered into a prize draw to win the Ultimate GUINNESS Rugby weekend - topping off a perfect day of rugby for everyone.
Get texting for your chance to be seconds from greatness.
Motu Matu'u is looking to make up for lost time this week as the Cherry and Whites head to Basque Country to take on Bayonne in the European Rugby Challenge Cup opener. The Samoan hooker made his first appearance in the jersey last weekend, and is hoping to contribute to the team this weekend.
Gloucester's attentions turn to Europe this weekend as they travel to Bayonne for their opening fixture of this season's European Rugby Challenge Cup. Forwards Coach Trevor Woodman told GRTV that the Cherry and Whites will be aiming to top their pool as they've done for the past two seasons, but is well aware of how tough it is to win in France.
Although understandably disappointed at seeing victory slip away at the last minute, Ben Morgan said after the game at Exeter that there were plenty of positives that Gloucester could take from the game.
Speaking after a last-gasp try from Exeter earned the Chiefs a 27-27 draw at Sandy Park on Saturday, Charlie Sharples admitted to mixed feelings. The game saw him score a try on his 200th competitive appearance for the club, but the frustration from not closing out the win was clear.
David Humphreys was minutes away from a winning interview on Saturday afternoon, but a late try from Exeter Chiefs meant the points were shared at Sandy Park. Humphreys spoke with the local media after the 27-27 draw.
Speaking to the media ahead of Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Exeter Chiefs, Director of Rugby David Humphreys reiterated that there are elements of Gloucester's game that are in good shape at present, that the performance against Bath was a step forward from Newcastle but that individual errors are costing the Cherry and Whites dear.
Centre Matt Scott, a try-scorer in Bayonne last weekend, insists that Gloucester are taking nothing for granted when they welcome Benetton Treviso to Kingsholm on Saturday in the European Rugby Challenge Cup (kick off 3pm).