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.
Henry Purdy, a first half replacement for Charlie Sharples, was amongst the try scorers in the 64-19 victory over Aviron Bayonnais on Saturday evening and told GRTV that it was a professional performance, one the team are happy with.
Gloucester's win in Treviso last week means that they need a bonus point win against Bayonne on Saturday evening to secure a home quarter-final (kick off 8pm), but Tim Taylor wants the team to focus on the performance first and foremost.
Billy Burns and Man of the Match Richard Hibbard spoke to GRTV after the 41-0 win in Treviso, on a day when preparations weren't ideal. They felt the team's attitude was key and also praised the travelling support.
Following the conclusion of the Stade Francais vs Harlequins game today, round six is complete and the quarter-finalists in the European Rugby Challenge Cup are now known with Gloucester set to welcome the Cardiff Blues to Kingsholm.
Knowing a bonus point win would secure a home quarter-final, Gloucester completed their European mission in some style on Saturday evening, sweeping aside a spirited but outgunned Aviron Bayonnais scoring 10 tries on their way to a 64-19 victory.