He will pack down in a front row that features hooker Koree Britton turn out at loosehead prop.
The team features full internationals in Tavis Knoyle and Lua Lokotui as well as a host of the Academy's brightest prospects.
There will be live matchday updates on the club's official Twitter feed, @gloucesterrugby as well as a full match report following the game.
Martyn Thomas; Steph Reynolds, Tim Molenaar, Ryan Mills, Drew Cheshire; Jonny Bentley, Tavis Knoyle; Koree Britton, Huia Edmonds, Tom Heard; Tom Hicks, Lua Lokotui; Matt Cox, Sam Underhill, Lewis Ludlow
Ryan Charles, Sam Preece, Richard Jones, Gareth Evans, Jake Kitson, Reece Boughton, Billy Burns, Lloyd Evans