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Community Level 5beevorm

beevorm

And the Forwards rumble on.... Well, they used to.

AdvantagesFantatical Fans, Investment in the Club, The Shed, Strong Squad, Good Start

DisadvantagesSelf-Destructive Tendencies, Young Backs,

"As a Gloucester fan for the last 15 years I have seen much of the rise of the mighty Cherry and Whites. When I started watching they were forward dominated, larger than average cider-drinkers, earning a good living along with local fame as builders, plumbers, sparky's and even the odd office job. The forwards were indomitable. The catch and drive way of live was king. Ian Jones (All Black Legend), Mike Teague (Local Legend), Mike Burton (Lions ..." Read review
21.10.2006

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Community Level 1aallen

aallen

Cherry and Whites - Not any more

AdvantagesTop class rugby,the shed, the shed and the shed!

DisadvantagesNo longer the Cherry and Whites

"...years ago. In those days Gloucester RFC was made up of players who lived in Gloucester and made their living not by playing rugby, but by fixing leaking pipes or rewiring the electrics in your house. The "foreigners" who played for Gloucester were those who came from Cheltenham or Stroud. But things change. Nowadays if you go to Kingsholm you need to be able to speak French, Spanish or Ukranian to understand what some of the players are saying. The ..." Read review
14.10.2001

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Community Level 2bosck

bosck

Munster's Fairytale, Gloucester's Nightmare

AdvantagesPosition in the Zurich Premiership

DisadvantagesShaky Form

"...win by 27 points, and Gloucester had to stop them, in order for each team to stand a chance of going through to the next round of the Heineken Cup. Seems clear enough, but did the teams understand this? Munster it seems, yes, but oddly, looking at Gloucester's performance, for them you would have to say no. So what went wrong? Somewhere the blame has to fall. Either the coach, Nigel Melville did not make it clear to the players exactly what needed ..." Read review
21.01.2003

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Community Level 1Cooster

Cooster

G'wan the Glaws!!

AdvantagesGreat Pack, Strong Centres

DisadvantagesNot much vision in the back three

"After the successes of last season fans of the Cherry and Whites can look forward to another season of great rugby - and for the first time in the European Cup! After the trials and tribulations of the past eight or nine years its great that we have finally got ourselves a forward thinking coach in Saint-Andre who is prepared to use both the wealth of local talent along with some of the best internationals in the world. Those who thought Ian Jones ..." Read review
25.07.2000

Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful

Community Level 1tjgoss2k

tjgoss2k

Gloucester Gloucester

AdvantagesThe atmosphere's brilliant!

DisadvantagesIt's very cold on a cold day!

"I live in Gloucester and have been a Gloucester RFC (Rugby Football Club) supporter for about 5 years and enjoy it very very much. I go to Kingsholm (there ground) with my family and our friends and I sometimes meet up with my mates there as well. Gloucester have been doing very well at the moment so it's a good time to start getting interested in them if you want to. In the Heineken Cup (European Cup) we are joint first at the top of our pool but ..." Read review
17.01.2001

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful