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2016 - 2017
7 Match Programmes
The Curious Story of the First Match at Kingsholm
An in-depth piece of research.
2012 - 2013
10 Match Programmes
2011 - 2012
5 Match Programmes
2010 - 2011
26 Match Programmes
2009 - 2010
29 Match Programmes
Keith John Baalham was born on 11 November 1946 and began his rugby career at Cirencester Grammar School, a few ...
Gloucestershire County Matches 1901 - 1920
1 report only so far
44 Match Reports
Interview with Gloucester, England and Lions Lock Steve Boyle
An interview with Springbok star Thinus Delport whose career at Kingsholm was unfortunately cut short due to injury.
Video highlights of Gloucester's 1978 John Player Cup Final victory over Leicester at Twickenham.
1982 May 1 John Player Cup Final, Gloucester 12 Moseley 12
Highlights of the 1982 John Player Cup Final played at Twickenham on 1 May 1982.
An interview with the 1978 JPS Cup-winning flanker and 1990s coach.
1914-1918 Gloucester Rugby "#ThankYou100"
Citations commemorating the armistice at the end of the Great War
43 Match Reports
Gloucester Rugby Former Players present poppy shirts to local military
Launch of the 2018 commemorative poppy shirt.
SAUNDERS, Arthur, 1891 – 1916, Military Medal (MM) 1916
Arthur Sauders, second row/back row forward, was awarded the Military Medal (MM) for ‘bravery in the field’ at La Boisselle on 3 July 1916.
COOK, Charles,1887 – 1959, Military Medal (MM) 1917
Charles Cook, Gloucester full back, was awarded the Military Medal for ‘bravery in the field’ during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) on 16 August 1917.
GRPA Raises funds for charities
The GRPA has raised more than £35,000 for charities. Here are just four examples.
An interview with this attacking full back, formerly of Exeter University and Saracens, who switched to the wing with equal success.
Pete Wilson meets former Gloucester Players
Pete Wilson Show 9 Sept 2018. Pete meets 8 former Gloucester players.
CARLETON, Cornelius Asgill Shaw, 1884-1964, Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and Mentioned in Despatches (4 times)
Cornelius Carleton was born in Newnham in 1884, the son of the local doctor. He was educated at the Crypt ...
LANE, Henry “Harry” William, 1884-1918, Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Henry “Harry” Lane was born in South Hamlet, Gloucester in 1884. After finishing school, Henry worked initially as a Labourer ...
Thanks for pointing this out, Graham, and you'll now see that we've corrected the mistake in the date. Our Profile...
John was born in 1945 - he’s my brother in law and I’m a week older!
A’BEAR, Charles Winston, 1916-1985 Military Medal (M.M.)
My name is John Procter and through an ex military friend have just discovered this information about Charles Winston A’Bear...
1. Gloucester Players’ Family Inter-relationships
Thanks for the heritage page. I might be able to add to it? My father was WG (Bill) Hook, full...
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