BOTH Gloucester and Leicester have named strong teams for tonight's A game at Kingsholm (7.30).
Gloucester will include Henry Paul, Rudi Keil, James Bailey, Ryan Lamb and Brad Davies in an exciting backline, while James Parkes, Jack Forster, Quinton Davids and Mark Cornwell, Will Matthews and James Merriman all get the chance up front.
Both Cornwell and Davids featured in Saturday's European Challenge Cup victory over Bucuresti and they will be asked to front up against a Tigers pack that includes a number of high profile players.
Leo Cullen and James Hamilton line-up in the second row, while Tom Croft, Will Skinner and Henry Tuilagi feature in a heavy-duty back row.
Scott Bemand will skipper the side from scrum-half and the game is free to season ticket holders, is £5 to non-season ticket holders and £1 for kids.
Speaking to GRTV in front of the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, Henry Trinder explained how important the West Country Challenge Cup is going to be for the Cherry and Whites in their preseason preparations.
Speaking to GRTV at preseason training this Tuesday, new signing Willi Heinz gave an update on his recovery from a leg injury and expressed his enjoyment since his arrival in new surroundings with Gloucester Rugby.
Speaking to GRTV after the 22-23 defeat against Bordeaux-Begles which denied Gloucester a place in next season's European Rugby Champions Cup, Nick Wood rued the momentary lapse in concentration which allowed the French side to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
As Gloucester prepare for their 39th game of the season, against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday, David Humphreys told the local media that this week has been all about getting the players mentally and physically ready after a tough game against Connacht last Sunday.
Henry Trinder, Matt Banahan and Jack Yeandle all spoke of their excitement for the West Country Challenge Cup at this afternoon's launch in front of the iconic West Country landmark, the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
With Gloucester Rugby's international stars on intensive camps across the world, it was just Sila Puafisi in competitive action this weekend, playing his part in Tonga's strong 28-18 triumph over Canada in Vancouver.
Rugby World Cup 2015 is on track to be the biggest Rugby World Cup to date following an increase in ticket capacity to 2.45 million for the third largest global sporting event, hosted in England and in Cardiff later this year.