Gloucester's long wait for a win at Welford Road goes on as their recent run of good form came to a shuddering halt on Saturday afternoon, a powerful first half performance laying the platform for a 34-9 Aviva Premiership victory.
After two weeks of Anglo-Welsh Cup action, Gloucester Rugby have rung the changes and have named almost a completely new starting XV for Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Leicester Tigers (kick off 3pm). Willi Heinz will skipper the side.
There was only really pride at stake at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon, but Gloucester went about their business in a professional manner defeating the Dragons by 24 points to 13 to round off the pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
Gloucester complete the pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh Cup on Saturday with a home fixture against the Newport Gwent Dragons (kick off 3pm). Callum Braley will skipper a team which sees first starts for Tom Denton and Tom Hudson.
It wasn't a classic at the Rec on Friday evening, but Ben Vellacott's late try snatched a 17-17 draw for Gloucester just when Bath looked to have secured a come from behind win in round three of the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
Gloucester Rugby have opted for a blend of youth and experience in their team selection for Friday evening's Anglo-Welsh Cup at Bath, with first appearances of the season for Sione Kalamafoni and Henry Trinder.
Knowing a bonus point win would secure a home quarter-final, Gloucester completed their European mission in some style on Saturday evening, sweeping aside a spirited but outgunned Aviron Bayonnais scoring 10 tries on their way to a 64-19 victory.
It was a case of triumph over adversity for Gloucester in Italy this weekend, their pre-match preparations ruined by a relocation of the game. However, it was a job well done for the Cherry and Whites who defeated Benetton Treviso 41-0 in freezing conditions in Italy to top pool one.