"....is either a little Liberal or else a little Conserva-tive!"

Charity match in 1886 at The Spa

By John Theyers

On March 30 1886 after the regular fixture list had been completed, the club held a charity match between the Gloucester  "Liberals” and the Gloucester “Conservatives”.

The Liberals won by 1 goal and three tries to 1 try. The gate money was £20.

The Citizen reported that “The better condition of the Liberals told after half time and the Conservatives were beaten at all points.”

This page was added by John Theyers on 03/12/2009.