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.
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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.
Speaking after the 15-11 win over Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, David Humphreys heaped praise on his players, pointing out how they had bounced back after last week's tough defeat to overcome a rough start before controlling the game and earning the win.
Gloucester Rugby hooker Richard Hibbard spoke to the local media this week as the Cherry and Whites prepare to face Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. The Welshman is ready to bounce back at The Rec.
Speaking to the local media about the local derby against Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, Director of Rugby David Humphreys acknowledged that it will be a tough encounter but hugely exciting at the same time and one the squad are looking forward to.
A visibly disappointed Billy Twelvetrees admitted that it was a very sombre Gloucester dressing room as a last minute try and conversion condemned the Cherry and Whites to an 18-19 defeat against Leicester Tigers on Saturday.
A disappointed Tom Savage told GRTV, after the 18-19 defeat at home to the Leicester Tigers, that the whole Gloucester team had put in a fantastic effort, but just couldn't find the extra one or two percent necessary to put away a top side.
Speaking after the narrow loss to Leicester Tigers on Saturday afternoon, David Humphreys says despite there being a lot of good in Gloucester's performance, he rued the failure to close the game out, as well as thanking the home support
Kiwi second row Jeremy Thrush is thoroughly enjoying his time in Cherry and White so far, and this weekend the Leicester Tigers are the visitors to Kingsholm, and the All Black is massively excited about the challenge.
After two wins in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, securing a home quarter-final, David Humphreys told the local media this week that Gloucester are coming into Saturday's game in good physical shape having rotated the squad. However, he and the squad are prepared for a tough encounter against the Tigers.
Speaking to GRTV after the 14-11 win in Zebre on Saturday, Bill Meakes acknowledged that Zebre had forced Gloucester to dig very deep to earn the win and made a point of thanking the tremendous travelling support.
It's almost four years since Gloucester won a Premiership game at the Rec against Bath. However, they got that monkey off their back on Friday evening with a hard-fought 15-11 win in testing conditions.
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.
Great news this afternoon as Cherry and White duo Mat Protheroe and Ollie Thorley have been named to start for England as they open up their Under 20 Six Nations campaign against Scotland in Glasgow this Friday
A number of Gloucester Rugby's Academy players will be part of a Hartpury Rugby squad which will travel to Pennyhill Park on Thursday to train with Eddie Jones' England side in their build up to take on Scotland.