Trivia

A complete ragbag of snippets of the "not a lot of people know that" sort. Do please send your piece of Glos Rugby trivia in to us, complete with a note of where you came across it, and we'll add it to this section.

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"None of this soccer nonsense..."
Thoughts regarding the use of substitutes
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A Handy Rule
One way to beat Pontypool
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Ah, Oh, Ugh - Gloucester
Extract from a 1973 Coventry match programme
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Arthur Hudson Reminisces
Fiddling on the pitch
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Conflicting Interests
Extract from Gloucester v. Ebbw Vale match programme, 7 Dec 1983
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Cost of Rugby in 1888
Those were the days
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Emergency Recruitment
11 Apr 1967
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Experimental Line-up against Gloucester in 1884
Extract from Gloucester v. Cardiff match programme, 21 Sep 1983
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Fortress Kingsholm
An enviable Home record
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Free Beer to cease?
20 May 1969
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French Ref and Glawster Accents
Extract from Gloucester v. Glamorgan Wanderers match programme, 2 Nov 1983
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French Ref at Kingsholm
Extract from Gloucester v. Newport match programme, 20 Oct 1979
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From Outer Space
Peter Ford in the days when no substitutes were allowed
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Full was 10,800 in 1997
Kingsholm Capacity
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Kingsholm catering in 1900
Maurice Volney's agreement
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Let's not overstay our welcome.
Catching an early train home
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Max Boyce stunned
Extract from Gloucester v. Clifton programme, 29 Oct 1980, following a recent win by Gloucester over Pontypool - apparently the first at Pontypool by an English team for over 2 years.
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Medical Facts, 1989/90
Extract taken from the GRFC Players' Brochure
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Melancholy Gloucester Folk?
Report from 1893
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Mystery Pic 2
Who, where, when, why?
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Nothing really changes.....
Comment on the game in 1925
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Patter of Tiny Feet
13 Dec 1966
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Season Tickets
So how many of your old ones are at the back of a drawer?
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Show me the line!
Gloucester at Llanelly 1886
Page link: Surely not the round ball at Kingsholm?
Surely not the round ball at Kingsholm?
Extract from Gloucester v. Bristol match programme, 22 Sep 1984
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Tatty Kit
Concerns in 1932
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That's dedication for you !
1892 second team match at Kingsholm
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Time for a Change
The Kingsholm Clock
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Wanted - wife with tickets
Extract from Gloucester v Newbridge match programme, 17 Oct 1979