||James Gibbons signed on at the end of the 2015-16 season from Aviva Premiership side Gloucester and ended his first season at Vallis Way with 26 appearances and one try. In 2015-16 he played on loan in the Championship with capital city rivals London Scottish and Gibbons started both matches against Ealing Trailfinders.
Gibbons was a late starter to rugby and only began playing the sport seriously aged 14 having previously played football for Leicester City’s Academy.
He studied and played for Hartpury College where he was taken on by the Gloucester Academy. He played five times for the Cherry and Whites before spending the past two seasons on loan in the Championship, first with Plymouth Albion and then with Scottish.