Mitsubishi Hybrid Cup: 125 Years at Kingsholm for Gloucester Rugby

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From Last Word on Rugby, James Barker There will be a brief respite for Gloucester Rugby this weekend as legendary former players gather to celebrate 125 years at Kingsholm.  Results for the first team have been very disappointing recently, with consecutive defeats to Newcastle Falcons and Bath.  But a charity cross-code match in the Mitsubishi Hybrid Cup brings a chance to celebrate the club’s […] READ MORE


Controversial Worcester Gloucester Draw Satisfies No-one

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By James Barker, Last Word on Rugby   The 23-23 Worcester Gloucester draw at Sixways has thrown up a number of talking points in Aviva Premiership round two. The Warriors will be highly disappointed that victory wasn’t secured against their closest rivals after scoring three tries.  Gloucester will be frustrated that they couldn’t capitalise fully against […] READ MORE



The West Country a Full Force Again

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Steve Kendall assesses the chances of the four West Country teams as the Premiership season approaches. As we near the start of the 2016/2017 Aviva Premiership season, one thing we can look forward to is a full selection of west country participants and the inevitable ‘tasty’ local derbies that result. It is the first time […] READ MORE