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gloucesterrugby.co.uk THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF Gloucester Rugby Gloucester Rugby Ltd, Kingsholm Stadium, Kingsholm Road, Kingsholm, Gloucester, GL1 3AX. Gloucester Rugby play home matches at Kingsholm Stadium. Pete meets 8 former Gloucester players. Voyce was a key man in a famous victory in 1923. There were plans proposed to increase the seating capacity of the stadium to 7,000. Kingsholm was also suggested in October 2007 as a possible temporary home for Gloucester City after their stadium Meadow Park was flooded and then abandoned following the summer floods. Some were first-choice in the test jersey for most of their playing careers. We use your data to personalise and improve your experience on our platforms and provide information, products and services that are relevant to you from Gloucester Rugby and our partners. Rob Kearney during the 2019 Rugby World Cup Quarter-Final match between New Zealand and Ireland. Leicester Tigers won the match 2526, marking Gloucester's third Premiership play-off defeat. The old main Grandstand (which was both terracing and seating) was later replaced by a new all seater structure, while terracing on the Worcester Street end of the ground was developed into an all seater stand, known as the 'Buildbase' stand at the time.[36]. [50] In the early 2010s, the club released an official fan shirt with imagery of cherries and the city's Cathedral on. Simpson-Daniel announced himself to the world when he was nineteen. He joined Gloucester at nineteen where he continued to learn his trade as a tighthead prop. But Bortolami captained them in their best results in the Six Nations in 2007. The Shed is standing-only terracing that runs continuously down one touchline, opposite the point where visiting teams emerge from the dressing rooms. Playing for an England XV against New Zealand, the youngster dummied a pass and then arced around the great Jonah Lomu. [38] However, as of the 201011 season, the need and desire for redeveloping the Shed decreased with the above-mentioned plans proving to be conjecture, and as such abandoned, have never come into effect and do not appear to for the foreseeable future. [9] Gloucester lost 4416. But this did not prevent the club from transforming itself into a limited company. Williams's fine form and key contributions helped propel an initially misfiring Leicester Tigers back into the top four of the Premiership and into the quarterfinals of the Heineken Cup. [1], In 1989, Gloucester came close to winning the 'double' but failed to win either competition, losing to Wasps for the league title and losing the cup final 486 to Bath. On that day, both Wakefield and Voyce played flanker. Most Conversions In A Match. Of all the players on this list, Bortolami had the shortest stint at Gloucester. Player Profiles. [36], Like the clubs of the Welsh mining valleys, Gloucester Rugby traditionally drew its support and its playing strength from local working-class communities. He was the youngest captain in the history of the Azzuri. The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network. His first clubs were Old Patesians and Cheltenham. Woodman played underage rugby in Cornwall and was packing down with Phil Vickery on youth teams. Another unofficial nickname for the club was "The Elver Eaters',[53] although that name is a distant memory mused over by the club's oldest and longest supporters. [18] They also made the Premiership play-offs this season, losing in the Semi-final to Saracens at Vicarage Road. [11], Williams featured in the Wales under-20 national team; helping Wales to third in the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship. Mikes brother Gary also played for Gloucester although didnt reach the heights of England. Notable former players [ edit] Mike Teague, played in 1991 Rugby World Cup Final while at Gloucester Phil Vickery, won 2003 Rugby World Cup Final while at Gloucester Trevor Woodman, won 2003 Rugby World Cup Final while at Gloucester John Gordon A'Bear, international rugby union player with the . He was blown off the park by a combination of the referee and a young Tendai Mtawarira (aka The Beast). The club has no official nickname but are often referred to as the Cherry and Whites by supporters and the media in reference to the traditional Cherry and white hooped shirts worn by the team. Often poor travellers, they fetched up in Murrayfield and notched up three tries against Scotland in the first six minutes of the match. Weve made two exceptions. [27], In 2016, Martin St Quinton acquired 100% full ownership of the club to become new chairman of Gloucester Rugby with immediate effect. The Lions won the first test but lost that series. A club which is under the leadership of former Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann. 68 vs Sale Sharks 7 May 2011. When he played at wing, he was a finisher who racked up over one hundred tries at the club. A group of four Former Players did both events and on both days it was hot and sunny. Two years after his first international cap, Bortolami was given the captaincy. Despite a significant rest period of three weeks, Gloucester lost the final to Wasps and have thus never been crowned English domestic champions. (He dodged a bullet there!). This was intended to be shared with the local football side. Photo gallery of Former players' celebratory walk at the club's 5,000th competitive game. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); GRFC Former Players. Others had briefer runs at the highest level while becoming legends at Gloucester. Gloucester are referred to by fans and media alike as the Cherry and Whites, a reference to the club's colours. Rugby Fan Guide To Kingsholm And Gloucester, History Of Gloucester Rugby (The Interesting Bits), 8 Ways To Prevent Blisters From Rugby Boots. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you. Former Players Tour . Teagues first Lions tour was in 1989 to Australia. So, he didnt hesitate to join Vickery at Gloucester in 1996 and went on to play for eight seasons at the club. The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. But Vickery was made of sterner stuff. But lets go back to Smarts origins. The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes. The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. 10 vs Bath Rugby 30 Apr 2022. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you. [36] The campaign did not protest the redevelopment of the Shed, rather the plans put forward at the time, which were to replace all terracing with seats, leaving no alternative anywhere in the ground, despite such a large demand for terracing. As Sids England career wound down, he could play more for his club. That changed in 1991. The book Gloucesters Military Legacy by Christine Jordan describes an army recruitment meeting in Shire Hall at the start of the First World War. The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user. The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Their biggest successes are winning the Anglo-Welsh Cup five times: in 197172, 197778, 198182, 200203 and 201011; and the European Challenge Cup twice: in 200506 and 201415. His try-scoring exploits continued as he scored eight in thirteen matches. Former Gloucester lock forward Ed Slater said he "had a little cry" as he completed a 350-mile cycle ride. 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Full International Players and Gloucester Club Record Holders. On the back of this success, many of the Public Houses in the Kingsholm area also began selling shirts with the classic hoops. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of David William Jones - a Gloucester player from the fifties. Initially part of the Ospreys, Williams featured regularly in their under-16s and under-18s teams before being signed for the Scarlets in 2010. [6], In June 2020 it was confirmed Williams had left Gloucester to join Japanese side Red Hurricanes. GR President Fred Reed, GRPA Chairman Mike Curran, Derrick Morgan and Ron Etheridge presented cheques raised by the President & the GRPA. Required fields are marked *, I consent to my name and e-mail address being stored along with this comment, and to the website editors communicating with me by e-mail about the comment if necessary. Were going back to the nineteen twenties to celebrate a legend of Gloucester rugby. In 1921, he was an ever-present fixture as England won the Grand Slam. That put Mike Tindall out of the frame. Sid Smart earned even fewer international caps than James Simpson-Daniel, with nine appearances in an England jersey. Although he played schoolboy rugby, Vickery left at sixteen to work as a cattle herdsman. England Rugby Union Team Gloucester head coach George Skivington believes Jonny May still has a future with England despite the 72-cap wing's omission from Steve Borthwick's first Red Roses squad. [20] In June 2012, Gloucester announced former Scarlets coach Nigel Davies as their new director of rugby. Jonny May may well displace one of these players when he hangs up his boots. This theme of violence in Gloucester Rugby fixtures also continued in the 1978 John Player Cup final, a game the team won against Leicester. We ruled out some fine players who had a few seasons at the club but spent most of their careers elsewhere. [9], Following his release from Worcester, Williams joined the Ospreys on 6 December 2022, as injury cover heading into their European campaign. Born in 1888 in Gloucester, he went to work on the railways. [33] On 2 June 2020, David Humphreys announced he will leave Gloucester after six seasons as their director of rugby, a month after Ackermann's departure. Pete Wilson meets former Gloucester Players Pete Wilson Show 9 Sept 2018. The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. The following former players were also on the walk around the pitch but are not shown in the photo: Peter Ford, Eric Stephens, Steve Ojomoh, Dave Fell, John Hawker, Glynn Mann, Keith Jones, Nigel Scrivens. [37] The idea was to be similar to the development at Franklins Gardens, home of Northampton Saints RFC, although on a bigger scale, incorporating both seating and terracing. At the start of the First World War, Voyce enlisted with the Gloucestershire Regiment. Nevertheless, the general description is one that any proper flanker would be proud of! The Lions starting back row was an All-England affair, but Teague was edged out by a trio of Ben Clarke, Dean Richards, and Peter Winterbottom. In October 2003, Gloucester Rugby launched 'Project Kingsholm'. [11][12], Gloucester Rugby began the 200708 Guinness Premiership campaign as favourites, and came top of the league to book a place in the play-off semi-final at Kingsholm. Phone: 01452 872289. The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. But he scored a memorable intercept try from inside his own half. Front Row 4th from left: Dave Spencer. [22] On 12 November 2013, Gloucester hosted an International match against Japan, as part of the 2013 Autumn Internationals. He racked 291 appearances for Gloucester over a career spanning fifteen years. He is still the record try-scorer for club forwards. In the wake of Leicester's 2216 away win over local rivals Northampton Saints, Williams collecting 17 points from the kicking tee,[3] Leicester's Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill publicly advocated Williams's inclusion onto Wales's 2014 summer tour to South Africa. This, together with a historically good home record, contributes to the ground also being nicknamed 'Castle Grim'.[36]. Unfortunately, his playing career was blighted by injuries. Dix, John Elusive winger of the sixties and seventies Dunn, Charlie Charlie Dunn was a pacy back row forward who joined Gloucester from local club Coney Hill RFC in his mid-twenties . With Phil Vickery, Trevor Woodman, Kingsley Jones and All Blacks legend Ian Jones forming the basis of a formidable pack, Gloucester Rugby reached the semi-finals. Gloucester rugby union player Ed Slater announced his retirement from the sport yesterday. [2], At the end of the 201213 season Williams departed from the Scarlets and moved to Leicester Tigers. England wasnt highly fancied to go far that year, but Vickery led his team to the final. At the start of the 2005 season, owner Tom Walkinshaw made several changes to modernise the club. The following pages are a collection of player profiles, documenting their playing careers for Gloucester. Nigel Melville left the club and was replaced by Dean Ryan for the 200506 season. Stan Bayliss, a forward, learnt his rugby at the NationalSchool, Gloucester. Sinbad could turn defenders inside out. England had a poor tournament in 1999. [17], Gloucester won the Anglo-Welsh cup in the 201011 season, beating Newcastle Falcons 347 in the final at Franklins' Gardens. Fly-half Lloyd. This could be something special, says the commentator as James ran for the line. But theyve never won two in the same tournament since then. Full International Players and Gloucester Club Record Holders. The club left the Spa Ground for Kingsholm when it bought an area of the Castle Grim Estate for 4,000 in 1891. Gloucester Rugby finished 1st in the 200607 Guinness Premiership table. The new kit also abandoned the traditional navy blue shorts and socks, with the new design becoming all red. For the start of the 200910 season, the club returned the first team jersey design to the cherry-and-white hoops. Aside from his preferred position of flanker, he played at fullback, wing, and centre on the tour. This move was, however, rejected by Gloucester Rugby Chairman, Tom Walkinshaw. A special mention to the oldest former player present on the day - Ken Daniell, a sprightly 93-year-old. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you. Keith John Baalham was born on 11 November 1946 and began his rugby career at Cirencester Grammar School, a few Thomas Bagwell was born in Gloucester in 1859, the son of a riveter/nailer who originally hailed from Guernsey. Both Leicester and Gloucester Rugby tied with 71 points, but Gloucester Rugby gained first place with more games won. By submitting your details, you agree to the use of your data by Gloucester Rugby in accordance with our Privacy policy. [7], On 28 April 2021, Williams would return to England to sign for Premiership side Worcester Warriors from the 2021-22 season. Gloucester were no longer welcome at the Spa ground. T-shirts were also made independently by supporters, with the slogan 'Save Our Shed' printed on them. Williams would leave Leicester for Premiership rivals Gloucester Rugby from the 2017-18 season. You have to break the rules to give some players their due. Ben Morgan scored a hat-trick of tries, while Kyle Moyle, Lewis Ludlow, Ruan Ackermann, Andrew Davidson, Fraser Balmain, Jack Clement (2) and Jake Morris also crossed the whitewash. The 34-year-old, who has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND), completed the challenge with his . I suspect that even the Wallabies were surprised when the referee kept penalizing England in the scrum. But we rate him so highly because of his international achievements during that time. George William Hastings was born in Dursley on 7 November 1924. The player - who signed for the Kingsholm club at the end of the 2007-08 season - has. Teague was also selected for the 1993 tour to New Zealand. In an era when the rugby ranks were drawn from upper-class families, Smart was the son of a labourer. [44] This was dubbed the 'Spiderman' or 'Arsenal' kit by supporters. He We regret to inform you of the death of former Gloucester Rugby player Eddie Rooney. A large and clearly very happy group of Former Players went to see thegame against Leicester atWelford Road on Sunday That the match took place at Phil Pritchards pitch (its my ball so Im captain syndrome?) Back Row, starting 2nd from left: John Gadd, Pete Wickenden, Fred Reed (Gloucester Rugby President), Ron Etheridge, Jim Breeze, Malcolm Preedy, Derrick Morgan, Mike Teague and supporter GR Club Captain Lewis Ludlow. [41], For the start of the 200001 season, the club introduced new shirts which no longer featured the cherry-and-white hoops, instead featuring a largely red shirt with white sleeves. Add your suggestion by clicking on Add a Comment, at the bottom of this page. Read on. Diego Albanese; Rodrigo Roncero; Jason Little; Dave Attwood; Iain Balshaw; Olly Barkley; Phil Blakeway; Steve Boyle; Brett Deacon; Paul Doran-Jones; James Forrester; Marcel Garvey; Andy Gomarsall; Steve Mills; Luke Narraway; Steve Ojomoh; Henry Paul; Ollie Phillips; Don Rutherford; Mike Teague Danny Cipriani (born 2 November 1987) is an English rugby union player who most recently played for Premiership team Gloucester. A large number of supporters did not want to see this happen under the proposals put forward by Gloucester Rugby, and a poster campaign under the name of 'Save Our Shed' or 'SOS' was initiated by the Gloucester Citizen newspaper. Gloucester Rugby's highest-paid player in recent years is winger Jonny May. Former Players celebrate the 5,000th competitive match. After he returned from the war, he helped his county win the Championship in 1920 by beating their great Yorkshire rivals. Vickery was capped for England when he was twenty-two. In 2003, Gloucester was in financial trouble. The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. The Argentine put in a powerful display in his 53 minutes on the pitch to remarkably help Gloucester win the forward battle. Details have been collated from sources including Gloucestershire Archive, Gloucestershire Newspaper Group (inc. Journal, Citizen, Echo),Gloucester Rugby Records and the National Rugby Museum Records at Twickenham. After your death you were better have a bad epitaph than their ill report while you live.William Shakespeare (15641616), John Gordon A'Bear, international rugby union player with the British and Irish Lions, and Gloucester's youngest ever captain, Ludovic Mercier, club points and goal-kick record holder. Players ' celebratory walk at the club left the club 's colours was an ever-present fixture England... 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