The English media has always had a tendency to blow thins out of proportion when it comes to their sporting icons - everyone of their sporting personalities find themselves in the midst of a media blitzkrieg and sometimes, it is not what they bargained for. Chris Robshaw, the skipper of the England Rugby side is finding out the hard way what being in the media limelight is all about after being chased by the paparazzi.
Fine form was continued by the Wasps as they arrived at the Ricoh Arena and won over Gloucester in the Aviva Premiership with 32-31.
Despite beating Harlequins, Sale and London Irish they turned back to the Coventry City and claimed maximum points from behind.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Gloucester Rugby has announced that Dan Murphy and Bill Meakes have signed an extension of their contracts with the club and will remain at Kingsholm for the foreseeable future.
The Cherry and Whites have been making preparations for the new season for quite some time and the news of Meakes and Murphy signing an extension comes as a real boost for them.
David Halaifonua has always been the target of Gloucester which had been trying to sign the Tongan Winger for a very long time. Since the month of September, Gloucester was trying to make a deal with Halaifonua. However, Gloucester was unsuccessful due to the contract that the Tongan winger had signed with Bergerac.
Now this hurdle in the form of the existing contract with Bergerac has been dealt with and David Halaifonua is going to be a part of Gloucester after his visa is approved.
Gloucester hero Hook (James) is gearing up hard to lock horns with big rival Cipriani (Danny). The Wales man would don the #10 jersey to help out his club on the fight against the Sale Sharks.
Both the sides lost out on their inaugural Premiership encounters, Cherry & Whites by record margin & are naturally determined to regain the usual glory at Kingsholm.The interesting bit of the upcoming fight is surely the mouth-watering tiff between two among the most stellar talents across the game.
Australia Rugby is looking to make a mark in the upcoming World Cup of 2015. The preparation for the same has started long ago but the most important decision taken till date was the inclusion of Kurtley Beale and omission of Bernard Foley in the team. Everyone including Beale himself was expecting his Waratah teammate to make the cut into the national team. Both of them have been prolific performers for the Waratah as they defeated the Crusaders in the Super Rugby league final.
Gloucester Rugby scaled new heights in the last season of the premiership. With their experienced and younger players coming to the party, the team was able to put up some staggering performances to clinch the important titles of the season. Keeping in mind the flamboyant attitude of the team, the club has devised a great plan for the celebrations. The club is being aided on this front by event sponsors Worthington. They are cashing in on the huge support they got at the Darts evening in March.
Freddie Burns has insisted it will be the little things that will make a huge difference in the season of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Gloucester Rugby as they approach the business end of the season.
The Cherry and Whites’ push for a place in Europe took a massive blow as they suffered a disappointing defeat at the hands of the London Wasps last weekend but Burns is confident Gloucester will be able to recover.
Nigel Davies, the Director of Rugby at the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Gloucester Rugby has added the experience of Aled Thomas for his half back options next season after he clinched the signing of the Scarlets star ahead of the new season.
Thomas, still only 29 years old, is a former Rugby Sevens World Cup winner and he also scored the winning try against the Argentine team in the final back in 2009 and is currently playing in his second stint with the Welsh region.
Nigel Davies, the Director of Rugby of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Gloucester Rugby is preparing for life without his star player Freddie Burns but he has also admitted that he would be extremely disappointed if the player is already tapped up by their domestic rivals and reigning Premiership champions the Leicester Tigers.