Following voting by the Gloucester Rugby Season Ticket Holders, Olivier Azam and Olly Morgan have been named as Player and Young Player of the Season respectively.
Azam deservedly won the Player of the Season award with Olly Morgan in second place and Iain Balshaw in third.
The French international hooker is in his eighth season at Kingsholm. He made his Gloucester debut in 2000-1 and has gone on to make nearly 200 appearances in total establishing himself as a firm favourite with the Kingsholm regulars.
It may come as a surprise to some that Morgan was named Young Player of the Season as he's been a first team regular for four seasons now.
However, he made his first team debut as a 19 year old and, aged 23 at the start of this season, still qualifies for the Young Player award!
Both players expressed their delight when told of the decisions with Olivier summing it up for the pair of them when he told www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk that the award "...was special because it comes from the supporters..."
The presentations were due to have been made following the Worcester game on Tuesday evening but had to be postponed at short notice and will be made at the first available opportunity at Kingsholm in front of the pair's home crowd.
Congratulations to both and many thanks to all the Season Ticket Holders who voted and also to Worthington's for their continued support with their sponsorship of the trophies.
As Gloucester prepare for their 39th game of the season, against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday, David Humphreys told the local media that this week has been all about getting the players mentally and physically ready after a tough game against Connacht last Sunday.
Speaking to GRTV after the 40-32 victory over Connacht on Sunday, skipper Billy Twelvetrees explained that Gloucester had had to learn to be patient and cut out the errors to earn the win and progress to next weekend's final play-off against Bordeaux-Begles.
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.
Jonny May continues on the wing on Sunday as Connacht come to town, and the England wing explains to the local media this week that he is delighted with his form and is looking forward to taking on Pat Lam's men.
Following the recent announcement that XBlades were to become the club's new kit and leisurewear partner, Gloucester Rugby can today (Tuesday 30 June) confirm the opening of a new retail unit, based at Gloucester Quays Outlet Centre, as well as the launch of a brand new online shop.
When the Gloucester Rugby squad and staff report for their first day of preseason training on Wednesday morning, they will be greeted with a new look training kit from XBlades Sports ready for the first sessions.