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.
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
James Hook picked himself up a pair of tries on his first appearance in Cherry and Whites during the 62-19 win over Yorkshire Carnegie. Speaking to the media after, the Welshman was thrilled with the first run out as well as the result.
Speaking to GRTV shortly after the Cherry and Whites lifted the Premiership Rugby 7s Series for the second consecutive year, Olly Morgan expressed his pride in the young squad and their teamwork, which saw them go unbeaten on the night to earn the first silverware of the season.
With the training centre at Hartpury College undergoing a refurb this week, Gloucester Rugby have relocated their training set up to Dean Close School this week which is a superb environment according to Forwards Coach Andrew Stanley.
The next Ladies' Big in Business Lunch will take place at Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday 10th September and the guest speaker will be the hugely successful Janis Sinton - Managing Director of TasteTech.