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.
GRTV travelled to Sixways on Wednesday morning, for the Urban Rugby Squad Festival, where the Gloucester Urban Rugby Squad met other Premiership teams. Young players from Cinderford Fire Cadets and MY:UK, Gloucester made up the Cherry and White squad.
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Speaking after the 37-8 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over Benetton Treviso, James Hook admitted that the Italian side made things tough for Gloucester at times but that the Cherry and Whites are happy to take the bonus point win and turn their focus to Northampton next week.
Speaking to GRTV after the game, Backs Coach Tim Taylor was happy with the squad as they cruised to victory over Treviso. The result wasn't in doubt, but the Cherry and Whites laboured to secure a crucial try bonus point.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby centre Matt Scott is excited to take the field again as the Cherry and Whites look to build on the win in Bayonne when Treviso come to Kingsholm this Saturday.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell admitted this week that the European Rugby Challenge Cup victory in Bayonne was a welcome one, stressed that Benetton Treviso will pose a tough test on Saturday at Kingsholm but that Gloucester are determined to deliver in front of their own fans.
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.
The Gloucester Rugby Half Term Rugby Camps got off to a great start on Monday morning, with over 60 young rugby players braving the chilly weather to experience a great day of skills, learning and fun thanks to the Gloucester Rugby Community Department.