Tickets for Gloucester Rugby's pre-season warm up matches against Irish province Connacht and EDF Energy Cup semi finalists the Ospreys are now available.
Gloucester have three preseason fixtures scheduled as preparation for the 2009-10 season all of which will take place at Kingsholm.
The first match is a joint testimonial match for Andy Hazell and Lee Mears of Bath Rugby which will take place on August 15th and which is billed as a Gloucester XV against a Bath XV with the proceeds going to each player's testimonial funds.
A week later, August 22nd Gloucester will take on Irish province Connacht and, on the Bank Holiday Saturday August 29th, the Ospreys will be the visitors to Kingsholm.
Season ticket holders will gain free entry to the Connacht and Ospreys matches with their new 2009-10 season ticket booklets that will arrive in early August.
Prices for non season ticket holders are as follows:
Gold £17, Silver: Adult £15 Concession £13 and Juniors £11, Bronze and East Stand: Adult £13 Concession £11 and Juniors £9. Shed and West Terrace: Adults £10, Concession £8 and Juniors £5.
For more information or to book tickets please call the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781 option 2 or visit www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk
Speaking to the local media this week, David Humphreys insisted that Gloucester are looking forward to kicking off the new European Rugby Challenge Cup against Brive on Thursday evening, although an unfamiliar opponent and a five day turnaround will pose a challenge.
Director of Rugby David Humphreys felt that his Gloucester side put themselves in a position to put Saracens under real pressure at Allianz Park on Saturday, praising his team's commitment and defence, while admitting that a lack of accuracy hit their chances in the second half.
Speaking to the local media at Allianz Park, Tom Savage was disappointed after the defeat at Saracens, but claimed Gloucester did plenty of good things and could've taken more than a losing bonus point.
In case you missed it, there was plenty of activity on the official Gloucester Rugby website following the 55-0 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over CA Brive, including a number of post match video interviews.
The Cherry and Whites ran in seven tries in beating CA Brive 55-0 on Thursday night. An emphatic second half performance saw the hosts run in five tries to get the European campaign off to a flying start.