Johan Ackermann’s Gloucester have confirmed the signing of Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler.
Gloucester have offered to cover the costs of new fan tattoos following the change of the club’s crest.
Wasps scored six tries in their 49-24 Premiership win in Coventry.
Wasps defeated Gloucester 49-24, while there were also victories in the English Premiership for Worcester, Newcastle, Exeter, Sale and Saracens. It was the most anticipated contest of round 11, but Wasps looked a class above Johan Ackermann’s Gloucester at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry as they surged to a bonus-point win. In doing so, Wasps ended Gloucester’s five-match winning streak… Read more →
Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann says they would only consider possible contract negotiations with flanker Jaco Kriel when the ‘time is right’. Kriel has been strongly linked with a move to Gloucester recently, but on Monday, his sports management agency refuted the reports, while also reiterating that he is committed to the Lions for Super Rugby in 2018. According to GloucestershireLive, Ackermann… Read more →
Gloucester Rugby says a nightclub fight in Cheltenham last Sunday was not instigated by Johan and Ruan Ackermann. On Monday, 24-year-old personal trainer Harry Allen said he would be pressing charges after allegedly being assaulted by the duo just before 01:30. Allen accused Ackermann Snr of ‘body-checking’ his friend – a ‘gentle giant’ – at a bar before pushing and grabbing him…. Read more →
Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann and son Ruan have been implicated in a nightclub fight that left a man ‘beaten up’. The alleged incident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning, a few hours after Gloucester’s win over Zebre. Local police released a statement that read: ‘Gloucestershire Constabulary is investigating a report of an incident which happened at the… Read more →
Gloucester recorded a 29-24 bonus-point victory over Northampton, while there were also English Premiership wins for Exeter, Harlequins, Bath, Leicester and Saracens.