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Video highlights and match statistics of the 2017-18 Season.
Day 28 - Monday 4 June - More sand is applied
The mat has now been laid across the whole pitch and a first layer of sand applied.
Day 26 - Saturday 2 June - Starting the sand layer
Although the mat doesn't yet cover the full width of the pitch it's time to start adding the sand.
Day 25 - Friday 1 June - Extending the mat across the pitch.
It's Friday and work continues to lay the mat across the pitch. But images can be deceptive.
Kingsholm - Castle Grim - Home of Gloucester Rugby
The history of Kingsholm over the first 125 years of rugby at the ground, produced by the Gloucester Rugby Heritage ...
Day 24 Thursday 31 May - Laying the mat
We re-join the action following the Bank Holiday weekend.
Events in 2002 and 2006
This section contains moments of brilliance by Gloucester players. Only some are in the Gloucester shirt. 2002 18 May 2002: Sinbad/Beim ...
Day 18 - Friday 25 May - The final stages of preparation
Following heavy overnight rain the surface of the working areas have become quite muddy.
Day 17 - Thursday 24 May - Installing longitudinal connecting drains
Having completely covered the whole pitch area with sand the next step is to cut narrow trenches approximately 150mm deep ...
Ref Loses his Watch.
Glos. v Northampton; 22 March, 1930. “Following the drop out the referee had to stop the game, having lost his wrist ...
Relive some moments from the 2010s decade
Some clips of matches and magic moments from the 2000's decade.
Gloucester Rugby Heritage CIO Data Protection Policy
GR Heritage CIO Data Protection Policy
Five match reports
Day 16 - Wednesday 23 May - Sand spreading continues
The pitch area is covered with the first layer of sand.
Day 15 - Tuesday 22 May - Spreading first layer of sand
Spreading the sand starts.
Day 14 - Monday 21 May - Moving more sand onto the pitch area
Moving sand from the car parks onto the pitch area.
Day 12 - Saturday 19 May - Lateral drains completed. Moving sand starts
Lateral drains completed. Laying sand started.
Day 10 - Thursday 17 May - A detailed look at the drainpipe layer
A detailed look at a piece of specialist equipment.
Day 9 - Wednesday 16 May - Work starts on installing the lateral drains
Having completed the installation of the main drainage pipe, collars were installed ready to be connected to the lateral drains. ...
You Don't Know What You're Doing!
From a Citizen report on a Gloucester. v Coventry match on 8 September 1973: “Butler landed a goal in the 11th ...
Day 8 - Tuesday 15 May - 150mm drainage pipe installation
Laying the main drainage pipe begins.
Day 7 - Monday 14 May - Work starts on the new drainage system
The new drainage system is started whilst creating the new profile of the pitch continues.
Five match reports
Hi all just found out some of these players were related to my grandad thank you for all your comments...
Smith, Charles Albert “Whacker”
Thanks, Mervyn - most helpful, and we have now updated our records!
As an OW who had the privilege of being coached by Keith at Wycliffe I greatly enjoyed listening to Phil...
Remember John Spalding as a strong robust scrumhalf and watched him many times from 'the shed' . When I was...
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