Wartime Rugby at Kingsholm

by Malc King

Although normal club matches were suspended during WW2, Kingsholm did stage some matches during the war years:

13 Apr 1940 – International match England v Wales (gate receipts £2489)

19 Oct 1940 – Gloucester v New Zealand XV

23 Nov 1940 A T Voyce XV v W W Wakefield XV (as part of Gloucester War Weapons Week)

28 Mar 1942 – Services International: England v Wales (gate receipts £2122)

20 Mar 1943 – Services International: England v Wales (gate receipts £2448)

8 Apr 1944 – Services International: England v Wales (gate receipts £2444)

7 Apr 1945 – Services International: England v Wales (gate receipts £2501)

This page was added by Dick Williams on 03/12/2009.

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