Kingsholm to host England Saxons
October 1, 2013
England Saxons have teed up a match against Ireland's Wolfhounds at Kingsholm on January 25, 2014.
The two sides met last year in Galway with England winning 14-10. The Saxons will host them next year and will then travel to Glasgow to take on Scotland A on January 31.
"Gloucester's a great stage for what's going to be a big game between the Saxons and the Ireland Wolfhounds," said Joe Lydon, RFU head of elite player development. "There are lots of high-quality players in the England system and they'll be out to put down a marker on the eve of the Six Nations at the start of a big year for England at every level.
"We get great support in the West Country and we'll need that backing against Ireland as the contests between the two teams are always tight."
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