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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
Five match reports
Day 3 - Thursday 10 May - Levelling the surface
All day was spent bulldozing the soil to start creating the required profile of the new pitch.
Day 2 - Wednesday 9 May - Turf goes and GPS is prepared.
An estimated 200 tons of soil and grass clippings need to be removed from site.
Day 1 - Tuesday 8 May - Removing the turf
The old pitch goes.
Gloucester Rugby Heritage has published the following books, normally available from the Club shops, but during the Coronavirus pandemic, do ...
Partners and Sponsors
The following organisations played an important part in the development of Gloucester Rugby Heritage: Gloucester Rugby, the history of which is ...
Gloucester Rugby Heritage was originally set up as part of Friends of Gloucestershire Archives, but by 2015 it was evident ...
Origins of the Project
It was the demolition of the old wooden grandstand on the south side of Kingsholm in the summer of 2007 ...
A random selection of clips from the 1990s decade.
Historic Video clips - Other rugby-related activities
This section contains links to video clips which are rugby-related but not of actual matches. If you come across clips which ...
Highlights of Local matches in bygone years
Lydney v Sale 1983 Played on 22 January 1983. BBC match video from Rugby Special This was a John Player Cup third round ...
The Gloucester team went through the 1882/3 season unbeaten, with 14 matches played, 11 won and 3 drawn. They were ...
Gloucester Teams in the 2010s
Gloucester Teams in the 2000s
Gloucester Teams in the 1990s
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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