Four English clubs have announced that player wages will be reduced by 25% as a result of the indefinite suspension of the Premiership.
Jaco Kriel will only be able to play for the Lions again later this season following his return to Ellis Park after undergoing ankle surgery in December.
Gloucester have confirmed that star flank Ruan Ackermann was robbed during his holiday back in South Africa.
Breakthrough Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit is among the five uncapped players in the 38-man Wales squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
Montpellier lock Jacques du Plessis was shown a red card for throwing an elbow at a driving maul in their Champions Cup win over Gloucester.
Rynhardt Elstadt put in a Man of the Match performance to help Toulouse come from behind to beat Gloucester 25-20 in the Champions Cup opener on Friday.
Jaco Kriel tells Gloucester Rugby that he is excited for his first full season with the Premiership club after joining halfway through 2018.
Johan Ackermann has signed a new contract to extend his tenure as Gloucester head coach.
Ruan Ackermann’s try helped Gloucester beat Wasps 27-14, while there were also Premiership wins for Saracens, Newcastle, Worcester, Northampton and Exeter.
Ruan Ackermann was in top form as Gloucester hammered Harlequins 29-7, while there were also wins for Exeter, Bristol, Newcastle, Sale and Bath in the English Premiership.