Gloucester Rugby provide update on new replica shirts
6 September 2013 11:45
By Gloucester Rugby
Ahead of Saturday afternoon's home fixture against Sale Sharks (Kingsholm, kick off 3pm), the new replica away shirt will be on sale in the club shop.
The shirt has already been worn by the first team in the JP Morgan 7s, World Club 7s and in the preseason friendlies against Munster and Plymouth Albion.
The brand new design, which features pink and blue hoops, already seems to be a winner based on supporter feedback.
There will be limited numbers available, and they will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Adult shirts cost £50 (sizes Small to XXXL) and children's shirts cost £35 (sizes Small Boy to Youth).
The brand new home replica shirt will be on general sale next week.
Skipper for the day Willi Heinz faced the cameras after the 13-18 home loss to Newcastle and expressed real frustration at not being able to back up last week's win at Sale, calling it a performance he and his team-mates are not proud of.
Speaking after the game, Charlie Sharples described it as 'the win that has eluded us.' The winger stressed that Gloucester had stayed positive after the first couple of weeks of the Aviva Premiership season and the 26-13 victory over Sale was a result of that focus.
Gloucester Rugby picked up their first win of the new Aviva Premiership season on Friday night, easing to a 26-13 win on the road at Sale Sharks. Director of Rugby David Humphreys was full of praise for his players on the night.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell was on media duties ahead of the Aviva Premiership fixture at Sale Sharks on Friday evening, and spoke about where Gloucester find themselves in terms of their form at the moment as well as how he's viewing their defensive displays so far.
Greig Laidlaw is back to skipper Gloucester Rugby in Saturday's Aviva Premiership derby game against Bath Rugby at Kingsholm. James Hook will make his first start of the season at full-back and Billy Twelvetrees will make his 100th competitive appearance for the club.
Wednesday evening saw the launch of the Cherry and White Wednesday show on the Drivetime programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire, with Henry Trinder live in the studio to kick off a regular weekly slot.
Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby Club hosted their second invitational tournament on Sunday 18th September. Teams from the South Wales Ospreys, the Southampton Sharks, Stoke Mandeville Maulers and the West Country Hawks travelled to Leisure @ in Cheltenham and played a 'round robin' sequence of games.