Gloucester Rugby are delighted to announce that, in association with the RFU, an exciting 'Rugby in the Park' event will be held in Cheltenham on Saturday 18th July.
The event, which will run from noon until 5pm, will include lots of fun activities for people of all ages to enjoy including the O2 Rugby Inflatable Village.
In addition throughout the day, we will also be holding special coaching clinics with a number of youngsters from invited clubs, led by our coaches and players. The day will conclude with a round robin fun tag tournament
Players leading sessions with clubs;
11:30 - Chelt RFC, Carlos Spencer and Nicky Robinson
12:30 - Stow RFC, Dave Lewis and Luke Narraway
13:30 - Old Pats, Paul Doran-Jones and Adam Eustace
14:30 - Tewks RFC, Mike Tindall and James Simpson-Daniel
The round robin tournament will take place from 3:30pm to 5pm.
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