Gloucester will raise mental health awareness after grieving Danny Cipriani is targeted - Ruck

Gloucester will raise mental health awareness after grieving Danny Cipriani is targeted

Gloucester Rugby will raise awareness of mental health at their next home game against Sale after Danny Cipriani recieved vile abuse on Twitter.

It comes after fly-half was targeted following the death of his ex-partner, TV presenter Caroline Flack.

According to Gloucestershire Live, Chief Executive Lance Bradley and Cipriani have already discussed using the game against Sale on Friday, February 28 to promote a mental health charity.

It’s expected that they will be meeting later today to confirm their plans

This comes after Cipriani was accused by former TalkSport presenter Mike Parry of using her death to criticise the media.

The 32-year-old responded by saying: “You couldn’t be more misguided. I don’t know who you are. I sincerely hope u get the love you never received.

“This has nothing to do with a game. I missed her call because of a f*****g game. I’ve been up all night. Never cried this much. But I’m showing u it’s ok to be vulnerable.”

The pair dated for eight weeks last year, with the ITV presenter ending their romance because she saw ‘no long term future’. However, they remained good friends.

RUCK.co.uk would like to send our prayers to all of Flack’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

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