Known to Gloucestershire Locals as “The Cherry and Whites” the professional Premiership Rugby Team of Gloucester is a playing force to be reckoned with. Based at their local Kingsholm Stadium this tight band of elite rugby players is well supported by an army of loyal fans. If they can’t get a much sought after ticket to one of the fast and furious, hard fought games many of the unlucky locals stand on their Patios Gloucester provided by companies such as https://www.landscapinggloucestershire.co.uk/patios/ to listen to the roar of the attending crowd as they chant “Gloucester, Gloucester” as loudly as they can.
All their home matches, since 1891 have been played at the Kingsholm Stadium and this 16,115-capacity crowd of loyal fans certainly shows opposing teams that the fierce reputation held by the Gloucester Rugby Players is equally matched by their supporters. Their fiercest rival matches are referred to as West Country Derbies and these are fought against the Bristol Bears and the Bath Rugby Teams. Last Season 2018/19 the Gloucester, “Cherry and Whites” managed a home win and a draw against their top rivals Bath.
The current Head Coach appointed in 2017 is Johan Ackermann but rumours are rife that he is leaving the Club to pursue other career options and it is unclear who the next Head Coach might be. With star players from South Africa, New Zealand, Scotland and England the team consists of a tight knit band of professionals who are difficult to beat.