GLOUCESTER will face Agen in round five of the Heineken Cup on Friday, January 12 at 8.30pm, ERC announced today.
The Kingsholm club will make the potentially decisive trip to France in the New Year after the ERC, the tournament organisers, announced the dates, kick-off times and initial television schedule for the Round 5 fixtures.
Dean Ryan's side, who beat Edinburgh on Saturday and make the return to Scotland this weekend, are third in their pool.
Meanwhile, tickets are still available for Gloucester's Guinness Premiership match against Newcastle on Friday, December 22 (7.30pm) and London Irish on Monday, January 1st (3pm).
They are available online at www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk the ticket hotline number on 0871 871 8781 (option 2) or the ticket office.
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.