The Summer of Sevens continues this weekend for the Cherry and Whites as they take part in the World Club Sevens at Twickenham and the squad has been named to take on the best club sides in the world.
The Cherry and Whites line up in Pool B against Cardiff Blues, a team they beat 24-14 in the Premiership Rugby 7s and the Blues' chief tormentor Steph Reynolds will line up at Twickenham again.
Academy trio of fly half Lloyd Evans, centre Charlie Norman and Ben Vellacott are included after strong showings in the domestic Sevens tournament as the Cherry and Whites target bettering last year's sixth place finish after a plate defeat to New York City 7s.
Experienced Sevens duo Sam Showering and Rhodri McAtee will also continue for Gloucester Rugby after proving vital in retaining the Premiership Rugby 7s title.
Coach Olly Morgan has also secured the services of a number of experienced guest players who will don Cherry and White at Rugby HQ.
Iain Moody of Great Britain 7s and Samurai is involved, as well as Ed Tellwright, an exciting winger who has represented England Student Sevens.
Josh Fowles represented Leicester Tigers during the Premiership Rugby 7s and will turn out in Cherry and White this weekend.
British Army duo Sailasa Vunivesilevu and Joshua Madigibuli provide power and flair alongside Ben Frankland, who appeared for London Welsh recently.
Gloucester Rugby start their campaign against Vodacom Blue Bulls at 12:16 on Saturday afternoon before taking on Cardiff Blues (15:05) and Buenos Aires (17:23) in Pool B.
The tournament will be shown live on BT Sport, the live coverage starts with the Cherry and Whites clash with the Blues at 15:05.
Tickets for the weekend of the World Club 7s are still available to buy, visit here
Gloucester Rugby squad to take part in the World Club Sevens
1. Sam Showering
2. Iain Moody
3. Lloyd Evans
4. Charlie Norman
5. Steph Reynolds
6. Rhodri McAtee
7. Ben Vellacott
8. Ed Tellwright
9. Josh Fowles
10. Ben Frankland
11. Joshua Madigibuli
12. Sailasa Vunivesilevu.
As Gloucester prepare for their 39th game of the season, against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday, David Humphreys told the local media that this week has been all about getting the players mentally and physically ready after a tough game against Connacht last Sunday.
Speaking to GRTV after the 40-32 victory over Connacht on Sunday, skipper Billy Twelvetrees explained that Gloucester had had to learn to be patient and cut out the errors to earn the win and progress to next weekend's final play-off against Bordeaux-Begles.
Jonny May's superb late score capped a thrilling 40-32 European play-off win over Connacht on Sunday. The winger spoke afterwards of his team's character and spirit as he looked ahead to one more week of rugby.
Speaking to GRTV this afternoon, Director of Rugby David Humphreys hailed the 'never say die' attitude of the team, after despite not being at their best, fighting back to take a 40-32 win after extra time over Connacht.
Jonny May continues on the wing on Sunday as Connacht come to town, and the England wing explains to the local media this week that he is delighted with his form and is looking forward to taking on Pat Lam's men.
Speaking to the local media this week, front rower John Afoa is familiar with the challenge of Connacht from his time in Belfast, and the World Cup winner is fully aware of the challenge they pose ahead of Sunday's meeting in the Champions Cup play off
Speaking ahead of Gloucester's European Rugby Champions play-off against Connacht on Sunday (Kingsholm, 3:30pm), Director of Rugby David Humphreys admitted that he's glad to have more players available than in recent weeks ahead of a tough fixture.
Nick Wood captained the Cherry and Whites on Saturday afternoon, and the experienced front rower expressed his pride in the young squad in defeat to Bath on the final day of the Aviva Premiership season.
The day has dawned and Madness will play Live at Kingsholm on Saturday evening. It's going to be an incredible night with a huge crowd but, if you haven't yet purchased, tickets are still available on the day.
Tongan international forward Sione Kalamafoni returns after injury to take up his usual place in the back row as Gloucester look to finish their season on a high against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday.
Gloucester Rugby is delighted to confirm that 18 year old Mat Protheroe, a product of Hartpury College and one of the brightest young talents in the English game, has signed a senior contract at Kingsholm.