John Afoa returns to the Gloucester Rugby starting line up to take on Bath Rugby at the Rec in the Aviva Premiership on Friday evening, one of three changes to the side that started against Leicester last weekend.
Second row Joe Latta will make his first competitive start for Gloucester Rugby as the Cherry and Whites seek to make it six wins from six in the pool stages of the European Rugby Challenge Cup when they take on Zebre in Parma on Saturday.
Gloucester had to overcome a resolute and physically superior La Rochelle at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon, and had to work hard to do so before emerging with a 20-10 victory to clinch top spot in pool four and a quarter-final place.
Gloucester Rugby, who need to defeat La Rochelle this weekend to clinch pool 4 in this season's European Rugby Challenge Cup, will be skippered by Greig Laidlaw in Saturday's round 5 fixture (kick off 3pm).
Fight as they might, Gloucester simply couldn't overcome a nightmare opening quarter when, playing into the teeth of the wind, they conceded three tries. Exeter took full advantage on their way to a 19-10 win.
Monday night continues to be a successful time for Gloucester United as they made their longest trip of the season to Sale Jets, and came away with a bonus point win, scoring six tries in a 36-3 victory.
It was just like the old days at Kingsholm, a blood and guts encounter played out in the mud and rain. James Hook contributed 17 points from the boot but the pack should take the plaudits for a superb second half display in a 27-14 victory.
Following the 39-39 Aviva Premiership draw against Harlequins at Twickenham last Sunday, Gloucester Rugby make six changes to their starting line-up with London Irish the visitors to Kingsholm on Saturday (kick off 3pm).
Harlequins and Gloucester played out a real end to end thriller at Twickenham on Sunday, sharing ten tries on their way to a humdinger of a 39-39 draw in Big Game 8, Nick Evans missing a last ditch drop goal which would have won it.