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.
Gloucester Rugby return to Aviva Premiership action on Friday evening after two rounds of European fixtures. A testing trip to Northampton lies in wait, a tough challenge, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys wants to see his side continue their development of recent weeks.
GRTV travelled to Sixways on Wednesday morning, for the Urban Rugby Squad Festival, where the Gloucester Urban Rugby Squad met other Premiership teams. Young players from Cinderford Fire Cadets and MY:UK, Gloucester made up the Cherry and White squad.
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Speaking after the 37-8 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over Benetton Treviso, James Hook admitted that the Italian side made things tough for Gloucester at times but that the Cherry and Whites are happy to take the bonus point win and turn their focus to Northampton next week.
Speaking to GRTV after the game, Backs Coach Tim Taylor was happy with the squad as they cruised to victory over Treviso. The result wasn't in doubt, but the Cherry and Whites laboured to secure a crucial try bonus point.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby centre Matt Scott is excited to take the field again as the Cherry and Whites look to build on the win in Bayonne when Treviso come to Kingsholm this Saturday.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell admitted this week that the European Rugby Challenge Cup victory in Bayonne was a welcome one, stressed that Benetton Treviso will pose a tough test on Saturday at Kingsholm but that Gloucester are determined to deliver in front of their own fans.