GLOUCESTER have until 5pm today if they plan to launch an appeal over Terry Sigley's three-week ban for stamping last night.
Kingsholm officials will take advice this morning before deciding on their course of action after the Gloucester prop, who pleaded not guilty, was suspended until April 19 following his red card against Bristol on Saturday.
Head coach Dean Ryan is continuing to monitor the fitness of Gary Powell, Nick Wood and Patrice Collazo ahead of Gloucester's European Challenge Cup clash against Brive on Saturday.
They already have Jack Forster available, who has returned from England Under-19 duty as fitness assessments are carried out on the other three.
Gloucester travel to Oyonnax for the second round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Saturday evening, and Director of Rugby David Humphreys is expecting a big test from the French side, feeling that their league position doesn't reflect their recent performances.
Speaking exclusively to Gloucester Rugby TV, Matt Kvesic explained that his decision to extend his contract at Kingsholm was a simple one and that he was hugely excited for the future in Cherry and White.
Speaking after the 55-0 win over CA Brive, Jonny May told GRTV that he's delighted that the team's hard work is starting to pay dividends but was equally happy for his friend and team mate, Charlie Sharples, on what was a big night for his fellow winger.
Speaking to the local media this week, David Humphreys insisted that Gloucester are looking forward to kicking off the new European Rugby Challenge Cup against Brive on Thursday evening, although an unfamiliar opponent and a five day turnaround will pose a challenge.