Three Gloucester Rugby players - Alasdair Dickinson, Rory Lawson and Scott Lawson - have been named in the Scotland matchday 22 as they kick off their RBS Six Nations campaign against France on Saturday.
Talking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby Head Coach Bryan Redpath paid tribute to all three particularly Dickinson.
"He's had some big performances for us and it's good for him. I think they (Scotland) want to find out where he is in the whole picture. He is an impact player coming off the bench but, ultimately, you want to find out if it's a 60 minutes rather than a 20 minutes."
"They've got Jacobsen as well but I'm chuffed for Dicko, it's great for him."
A fourth Gloucester Rugby player, flanker Alasdair Strokosch is ruled out due to injury, but Redpath was also pleased for Rory and Scott Lawson.
"They've got British Lions in front of them in (Chris) Cusiter and (Ross) Ford but I'm sure they'll play a part in the game and they deserve it."
"Scotty's had a very good season and Rory is so consistent and steady and it's always good to rely on that."
"I've always said that if you play well for your club then you'll get the rewards. But use your club to play well first and not the other way round. If you play well for your club then you'll get recognition."
"But I wish all the Scottish lads well, good luck to them on Saturday."
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
James Hook picked himself up a pair of tries on his first appearance in Cherry and Whites during the 62-19 win over Yorkshire Carnegie. Speaking to the media after, the Welshman was thrilled with the first run out as well as the result.
Speaking to GRTV shortly after the Cherry and Whites lifted the Premiership Rugby 7s Series for the second consecutive year, Olly Morgan expressed his pride in the young squad and their teamwork, which saw them go unbeaten on the night to earn the first silverware of the season.
With the training centre at Hartpury College undergoing a refurb this week, Gloucester Rugby have relocated their training set up to Dean Close School this week which is a superb environment according to Forwards Coach Andrew Stanley.
The next Ladies' Big in Business Lunch will take place at Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday 10th September and the guest speaker will be the hugely successful Janis Sinton - Managing Director of TasteTech.