After the conclusion of Rugby World Cup pool matches, Gloucester Rugby will kick off their new Aviva Premiership season on Friday 23 October at Kingsholm against 2014/15 Champions, Saracens.
FORMER Scotland back row forward Carl Hogg is Gloucester's forwards coach.
Capped five times by Scotland, Hogg joined Gloucester in 2006 following spells at Edinburgh during the 2004-5 season.
During his playing days, Hogg earned five caps for Scotland and was a member of five international tours. He played with the Borders Reivers and Edinburgh Reivers between 1996 and 2001 before taking up a contract with Leeds Tykes.
He had two seasons at Headingley before taking on the role of coaching co-ordinator, taking particular responsibility for the Leeds Tykes A XV. Hogg gained level two and three coaching certificates from the English RFU and has a specialist coaching qualification in back-row play. He has also completed a MSc in Sports Coaching for Brunel University.
Carl is kindly sponsored in 2012-13 by Forgeability.