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
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.
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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.
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Speaking to the local media after the game, Director of Rugby David Humphreys gave an honest assessment of the game, and expressed his pride in the way his young charges had performed against the title-chasing hosts.
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