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.
With such a short turnaround between the two games, and Gloucester looking to reintegrate several players into the line-up after the Autumn international series, Tom Savage told GRTV that the Cherry and Whites will keep changes to a minimum for the European Rugby Challenge Cup game in Zebre on Saturday.
Gloucester travel to Italy this weekend to take on Zebre in Round Four of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. The Cherry and Whites defeated the Italian side 35-10 last Sunday, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys is looking for an improved performance in the return fixture.
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees, speaking to GRTV after the 35-10 over Zebre, was happy with the bonus point win over the Italian side but admitted Gloucester will need to tighten up for the return fixture in Parma.
Matt Kvesic was a try scorer and recipient of the Man of the Match award in Sunday's 35-10 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over Zebre. He praised the Italian side for their spirited opposition and admitted that next week's return game will be a tough one.