THE TEAMS are being finalised for Terry Fanolua's Farewell match at Kingsholm on Saturday - and will include some of the greats from Gloucester's past.
The game will take place this Saturday - June 3 at 3pm - and Gloucester supporters can see former stars Andy Deacon, Chris Fortey, Andy Gomarsall, Dave Sims, Mike Teague and Kevin Dunn all in action, who will turn out for the Gloucester centre.
Peter Buxton and Fanolua are also expected to parade the European Challenge Cup around Kingsholm before the game to set the afternoon off with a real celebration.
It should be the perfect way for Fanolua to end his Kingsholm career and tickets are priced at £8 for adults and £4 for juniors and are on sale now from the ticket office or from 0871 871 8781.
Fanolua will play for Brive next season and had the final game of Guinness Premiership season against Wasps dedicated to him.
Former Leicester and England prop Darren Garforth, ex-Gloucester coach Paul Turner, Graham Dawe will all line-up and so to will current Gloucester skipper Buxton and Freddy Tuilagi are also expected to team-up with the cream of local rugby talent to offer a thrilling end to rugby at Kingsholm this season.
Matt Kvesic, skipper for the night at Newcastle, praised the young and reshuffled Gloucester side for their commitment at Kingston Park but regretted the fact that Gloucester couldn't capitalise on an ideal opening to the game.
Speaking with the local media before the Gloucester team set off on the long trip north to Newcastle, Director of Rugby David Humphreys discussed his team selection and stated that Friday night's meeting will be a challenging one.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, Matt Kvesic was looking forward to the trip to Newcastle Falcons, and the captain is looking to lead from the front with plenty for the Cherry and Whites to work on.
Gloucester saw a 12-0 lead overturned by Harlequins on Friday night as the visitors ran out 22-15 winners. After the game, Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke about missed opportunities on the night.
Elton John and his band will visit the home of Gloucester Rugby, Kingsholm Stadium on Sunday 7 June as part of their European tour. This will be Elton's first ever performance in Gloucester and tickets are on general sale from 9am on Friday.
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