Two more internationals depart Gloucester with immediate effect - Ruck

Two more internationals depart Gloucester with immediate effect

Following the conclusion of the 2021-22 campaign, Gloucester Rugby have confirmed their coaching structure for the 2022-23 season.

Head Coach George Skivington continues to spearhead the coaching team after signing a new long-term deal earlier this year.

Peter Walton

 Walton has left his role as Head of Academy having been at Kingsholm since 2019.

The club would like to express its thanks to Peter for his contribution and tireless work during a difficult and challenging time through the COVID period.

The identification and development of home growth talent is a significant part of Gloucester Rugby’s strategic plan for long term success on the field.  We are committed to invest in the academy department and the search for Peter’s replacement has already begun.

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Alex King

With the coaching structure now confirmed for the new season. Gloucester Rugby can confirm that Alex King has departed the Club after a two-year period with the Cherry and Whites. We would like to thank Alex for his contribution to Gloucester Rugby and we wish him all the best for the future.

King arrived at Kingsholm as Attack Coach in the summer of 2020 having held similar roles at Northampton Saints, Clermont Auvergne and Montpellier.

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Gloucester have taken their tally of summer departures to NINE after confirming an England international will leave Kingsholm.

#1. Will Britton to Cornish Pirates

Pirates have signed lock Britton from the Premiership side for the 2022-23 season. Britton, 25, began his career at Bath, progressing through their academy to the first team in 2018.

#2. Jack Stanley – Released

The prop linked up with Gloucester Rugby in March 2020 from Edinburgh Rugby and has made 16 appearances in Cherry and White but none during the 2021/22 season.

#3. Jason Woodward – Released

Woodward joined Gloucester Rugby from Bristol Rugby in 2017 and went on to play 67 times in Cherry and White scoring 90 points. However, the fullback made just four Premiership appearances for the club this season, all coming in October.


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