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.
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.
Director of Rugby David Humphreys felt that his Gloucester side put themselves in a position to put Saracens under real pressure at Allianz Park on Saturday, praising his team's commitment and defence, while admitting that a lack of accuracy hit their chances in the second half.
Speaking to the local media at Allianz Park, Tom Savage was disappointed after the defeat at Saracens, but claimed Gloucester did plenty of good things and could've taken more than a losing bonus point.