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# gloucester - Thursday 18 August, 2016

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VIDEO: Teenager leads police on 125 mile/hr chase with young children in car

Kieran Hayward (19) sped off from officers because he had no insurance.

# gloucester - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Blow for England as speedster May will miss Six Nations with injury Mayday This post contains videos

Blow for England as speedster May will miss Six Nations with injury

The Gloucester flier is out for the rest of the season.

# gloucester - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

‘We just ran out of energy’: Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland Brave Blossoms This post contains videos

‘We just ran out of energy’: Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland

Japan gave Scotland plenty to worry about in the opening 50 minutes, but ended up conceding five tries.

# gloucester - Friday 10 July, 2015

‘It would have been fairer if I got more rugby than I did’ – Shane Monahan on Gloucester exit

Ireland’s Shane Monahan says he ‘wasn’t really on the radar’ for Humphreys.

# gloucester - Friday 3 April, 2015

Connacht exit Challenge Cup despite second-half fightback

James Hook created the first two scores of the game as Gloucester took a 14-point advantage into the break.

# gloucester - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht’s other European knock-outs

We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.

# gloucester - Thursday 29 January, 2015

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister will head for Kingsholm at the end of the season.

# gloucester - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Gloucester confirm Laurie Fisher as head coach under Humphreys

The Premiership club have made the move official.

# gloucester - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Brumbies confirm Fisher exit ahead of expected Humphreys hook-up

The former Munster forwards coach is the favourite to be named head coach at Gloucester.

# gloucester - Friday 24 January, 2014

3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons 3kb

3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons

Joe Schmidt will be a keen spectator as his fringe players take on their English counterparts in Kingsholm.

# gloucester - Friday 17 January, 2014

Munster’s instinctive Keatley ‘wouldn’t expect to be judged on just one match’

The out-half is hoping to impress in Ireland camp this month as his kicking ability continues to grow.

# gloucester - Thursday 16 January, 2014

In focus: Managing injuries is part of professional rugby

Munster’s Ian Keatley has been carrying a pubic bone problem, which has restricted his training.

Earls’ try was an example of ‘where we’re trying to get’ – Rob Penney

The Munster head coach was ‘rapt’ with his side’s tactical appreciation against Gloucester last weekend.

# gloucester - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Analysis: Munster’s strength lies in defensive tight work

Rob Penney’s men were superb at the breakdown and in the tackle to suffocate Gloucester.

Gloucester confirm departure of out-half Freddie Burns at season’s end

The gifted playmaker will be leaving Kingsholm, with Leicester heavily rumoured to be his destination.

# gloucester - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Penney lauds Keatley mettle as Gloucester boss wowed by ‘phenomenal’ O’Connell

The out-half put a difficult night in Ravenhill behind him with a solid display to get Munster in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.

# gloucester - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Decision making key to Munster sealing quarter-final place — O’Connell

Munster won in Gloucester despite the hosts dominating possession and territory.

As it happened: Gloucester v Munster, Heineken Cup

Rob Penney’s side were in Kingsholm with the aim of taking another step towards the quarter-finals.

# gloucester - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Penney: JJ Hanrahan has ‘got the blowtorch on Keats’

Hanrahan and Ian Keatley are vying for the out-half position ahead of the clash with Gloucester.

# gloucester - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Friendly rivalry with Cronin pushing Kilcoyne to next level

The Munster loosehead is enjoying the experience of being part of a young, ambitious squad.

# gloucester - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Giant inflatable balls bring down goal post at Gloucester

The bizarre incident delayed kick-off in the Premiership clash with Worcester.

# gloucester - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player

A Gloucester fan won’t be able to watch his team again after emptying his drink on Wasps’ Elliot Daly.

# gloucester - Monday 21 October, 2013

Lateral problem persists for a Munster side in need of directness

Rob Penney’s men sparked at times against Gloucester but there was too much sideways movement in attack.

# gloucester - Sunday 20 October, 2013

‘I was chomping at the bit’ – O’Mahony on his man of the match display

The Munster captain led from the front in the 26-10 victory over Gloucester at Thomond Park

# gloucester - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Munster struggle to Heineken Cup win against Gloucester

The home side were unconvincing in a 26-10 victory to go top of Pool 6 for now.

As it happened: Munster v Gloucester, Heineken Cup

Munster were looking to get their European campaign back on track at Thomond Park.

# gloucester - Friday 18 October, 2013

We need the Red Army out in force – Rob Penney

The New Zealander is hoping the Munster support at Thomond Park can lift their performance.

# gloucester - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Former Munster centre Mafi gets six-week ban for this tackle

Here’s the challenge for which the Perpignan centre picked up his suspension.

CJ Stander ready to show his starting credentials for Munster

The South African back row looks set for his first Munster start. Here’s what he should add to the team.

# gloucester - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Simon Hick column: Penney honesty is refreshing, don’t hush him

If it’s the truth, why not say it?

Conor Murray confident that Munster can bounce back against Gloucester

The Ireland international scrum-half admits to a ‘disappointing’ performance against Edinburgh, but remains positive for the challenge ahead.

# gloucester - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

‘It wasn’t up to Munster standards’ – Peter O’Mahony on the defeat to Edinburgh

The Munster captain is “raring to go” for Saturday’s visit of Gloucester to Thomond Park.

# gloucester - Monday 14 October, 2013

Zebo heads for scan on ankle as Butler ruled out for 8 weeks

The back row suffered a fractured thumb in Edinburgh and will be out until December.

# gloucester - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Penney calls on Munster to ‘restore pride in the jersey’ after Edinburgh loss

The Kiwi coach says his side ‘just didn’t turn up’.

# gloucester - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Gruesome stamp earns Gloucester prop red card after 73 seconds

Nick Wood received the second-fastest sending off in Premiership history.

# gloucester - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From Two men convicted of plot to kill singer Joss Stone Murder Plot

Two men convicted of plot to kill singer Joss Stone

“Apart from someone coming around to say someone is trying to kill me, it was a really nice day,” Stone told the court during a three-week trial last month.

# gloucester - Friday 11 January, 2013

VIDEO: 4 classic Heineken Cup matches when 4 tries did the trick Hell 4 Leather This post contains videos

VIDEO: 4 classic Heineken Cup matches when 4 tries did the trick

The miracle match makes the grade and three other beauties.

# gloucester - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Irish winger Monahan settling into Premiership life at Gloucester

The former Leinster Academy and Connacht player made his first competitive start for the club at the weekend.

# gloucester - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Madigan and Auva’a get Leinster off to a winning start

Connacht were also victorious against Exeter but Munster were soundly beaten in France.

# gloucester - Friday 10 August, 2012

Here we go again: Ulster win as provinces name starting XVs for friendly fare

Munster, Leinster, and Connacht have all named squads for their opening games of the season while Mark Anscombe was a winner in France.

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