Gloucester Rugby


Gloucester Rugby have signed Australian international hooker James Hanson on a short-term deal. Director of Rugby David Humphreys welcomed Hanson addition to the squad. “We have been looking to add some experience and strength in depth to our squad in this position. It is our goal to create competition for every shirt, and a player …

NEW Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann refused to get carried away after an opening-day 28-21 victory over Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs. An injury-time try by new signing Jason Woodward settled a remarkable West Country derby at Kingsholm on Friday night, leaving Exeter with only a losing bonus point to show for their efforts. ‘We couldn’t …

GLOUCESTER have confirmed that scrum-half Willi Heinz has been named as the club’s new captain ahead of the new 2017/18 season. The scrum-half assumes the role having captained the side a number of times during his time at the club, taking over from Greig Laidlaw. Heinz arrived at the Cherry and Whites from the Crusaders …

SOUTH African back row forward Ruan Ackermann is set to join Gloucester from Super Rugby finalists the Lions, subject to visa clearance. Ackermann has been an ever-present in a strong and dominant back row for the Johannesburg based outfit, and moves to Kingsholm after helping the Lions finish as runners-up in this season’s Super Rugby …

The experienced forward can operate at lock or flanker, and has made over 130 appearances for the Tigers and was part of the 2013 squad that lifted the Aviva Premiership title. Slater possesses great leadership skills, having been named club captain at Welford Road in the 2014/15 & 2015/16 campaigns, as well as captaining England …

League Tables

Premiership
P
Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter3201994511
2Wasps3201956910
3Saracens3201105629
4Newcastle Falcons320155499
5Harlequins320181779
6Northampton320172729
7Bath320164688
8Sale310283707
9Leicester310258615
10Gloucester310255735
11London Irish3102531025
12Worcester3003281000
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1Ealing Trailfinders330010779315
2Bristol330010749214
3Doncaster32017939210
4Nottingham320110676210
5Bedford320110578210
6Jersey3201635819
7Yorkshire Carnegie3201626619
8London Scottish3102878937
9Hartpury College3102666726
10Cornish Pirates3003707944
11Richmond30033811911
12Rotherham Titans30033112200