Gloucester Rugby overcame London Irish in a high-scoring encounter at a sun drenched Kingsholm. Gloucester crossed for five tries and Shane Monahan scored a hat trick for the Cherry and Whites.
Early tries from Sione Kalamafoni and Charlie Sharples coupled with a Shane Monahan trio with Freddie Burns kicking his 1000th point in a Gloucester shirt were enough on the day for the hosts. Marland Yarde crossed for a hat trick of his own for the Exiles.
The club photographer was on hand to capture the best of the action from Kingsholm.
You can view the best of the images by starting the slideshow above.
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
James Hook picked himself up a pair of tries on his first appearance in Cherry and Whites during the 62-19 win over Yorkshire Carnegie. Speaking to the media after, the Welshman was thrilled with the first run out as well as the result.
Speaking to GRTV shortly after the Cherry and Whites lifted the Premiership Rugby 7s Series for the second consecutive year, Olly Morgan expressed his pride in the young squad and their teamwork, which saw them go unbeaten on the night to earn the first silverware of the season.
With the training centre at Hartpury College undergoing a refurb this week, Gloucester Rugby have relocated their training set up to Dean Close School this week which is a superb environment according to Forwards Coach Andrew Stanley.
The next Ladies' Big in Business Lunch will take place at Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday 10th September and the guest speaker will be the hugely successful Janis Sinton - Managing Director of TasteTech.