Gloucester Rugby


Bristol Ladies have confirmed that England international prop, Sasha Acheson will leave the club to join regional Gloucester-Hartpury. Acheson, who has played for Bristol for seven years, admitted that is was a tough decision to make. She said: “Bristol Ladies has been my club for a long time, it’s one that has gone through the …

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.
1Exeter860221812931
2Saracens860227013329
3Leicester860220216926
4Bath850319316324
5Gloucester850316321122
6Wasps840421819520
7Harlequins840423123020
8Northampton840420321620
9Newcastle Falcons840416420220
10Sale820621220815
11Worcester81071282348
12London Irish81071532657
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1Bristol9900382177844
2Ealing Trailfinders9702327196836
3Nottingham9603271241529
4Bedford9513283241628
5Doncaster9414241206927
6Richmond9504190246323
7Yorkshire Carnegie9414210274422
8Cornish Pirates93062862621022
9Hartpury RFC9315195210721
10Jersey9405180192319
11London Scottish9207198296715
12Rotherham Titans900915637822