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 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.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, James Hudson explained his excitement for tonight's game with Harlequins and that he is backing the Cherry and White squad to impress during the next set of Aviva Premiership games.
20 year old Lewis Ludlow was one of Gloucester's young guns who contributed hugely to the 18-9 LV= Cup win at London Welsh on Sunday afternoon. After the game, he praised his team mates for the massive team effort by an inexperienced side.
There are three changes to Gloucester Rugby's starting line-up for Friday evening's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Newcastle Falcons. Steve McColl will make his first Premiership start for the club.