Gloucester 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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In the fourth article of our feature series, Last Word on Rugby focuses attention on the Gallagher Premiership ahead of the Gloucester 2021/22 season. This edition turns the focus on Gloucester Rugby, who will be aiming to improve on a disappointing 11th place finish last time out. Focus on Gloucester 2021/22 – Biggest departure The […] READ MORE


Five biggest Gallagher Premiership 2021 departures

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Now the 2020/21 season is fully complete, the annual rotation of players to their new clubs can take place before pre-season training begins. As always, supporters will be sad to see certain players depart, and welcome new faces who they believe will strengthen their team. Here we have picked out the five biggest Gallagher Premiership […] READ MORE


Tim Taylor ”Disappointed” at missing bonus point

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Following Gloucester’s victory over Saracens, backs coach Tim Taylor spoke about how pleasing the forwards physicality was, yet how disappointed the team were at missing out on the bonus point. Tim Taylor pleased with forwards physicality Gloucester bullied Saracens up front and with the rotation Tim Taylor was pleased with just how well they fronted […] READ MORE


Gloucester injury update ahead of Leicester clash

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George Skivington spoke to the media ahead of Gloucester’s clash with Leicester Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership. Robert Rees brings you all the latest news from the Cherry and Whites camp. Jake Polledri George Skivington confirmed that the Italian number eight is likely to be out for a number of “months” following a nasty knee […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones names his 31-man England World Cup squad

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Following his side’s 33-19 victory over Wales at Twickenham, Eddie Jones has named his 31-man England World Cup squad. Robert Rees has the latest. England World Cup squad Owen Farrell will captain England in his second Rugby World Cup. The squad of 31 players have over 1,000 caps, with 17 having played in at least […] READ MORE


Six Talking Points from England’s World Cup training squad

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England’s 38-man World Cup training squad has been announced by Eddie Jones. Although most of the squad was expected there have been a few surprises. David Challis looks at the biggest talking points from the squad announcement and what it could mean for England’s World Cup campaign. Joe Marler returns from Retirement The biggest shock […] READ MORE


Cipriani and Marler in England training squad ahead of 2019 RWC

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Eddie Jones has named his 35-man England training squad, which includes Gloucester fly half Danny Cipriani. In other key decisions, Joe Marler also returns alongside four uncapped England players.  England training squad Forwards Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 85 caps) Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 11 caps) Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 10 caps) Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, […] READ MORE


Gloucester defeat Exeter in tense Premiership fixture

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Gloucester took the spoils at Kingsholm, following a huge defensive shift late which saw Gloucester defeat Exeter in a tense affair. Tries from Jason Woodward, Willi Heinz and Ben Morgan were enough to see the hosts defeat the league leaders for the second time this season in four meetings. The win sends Gloucester to third, […] READ MORE


Heinz and Cipriani add balance to Gloucester attack

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Following their impressive victory at The Stoop on Sunday Gloucester’s defence coach Jonny Bell at why Heinz and Cipriani add balance to the attack and how well they work together.  Tom Marshall not taking win for granted Despite a convincing win over Quins, try scorer Tom Marshall insists Gloucester aren’t taking their league standing for […] READ MORE


Season ending injury for Gloucester Centre

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Following his side’s defeat at Bristol last Friday Johan Ackermann has given Gloucester’s latest injury update and it’s bad news with a season ending injury for Gloucester centre Henry Trinder.  Heinz passed his tests and will be ready to go Scrum half Willi Heinz is set to play following his well-documented replacement during the Bristol […] READ MORE