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 meet the Exeter Chiefs for the fourth time in competitive action this weekend, this time in the semi-final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. Director of Rugby David Humphreys told the local media this week that this is the sort of game that Gloucester want to be involved in on a regular basis and that he and his team are looking forward to it.
Following the 29-26 loss to Harlequins, club captain Billy Twelvetrees spoke of his disappointment that the Cherry and Whites were unable to cash in on the home side's indiscipline and lose a lead on Saturday afternoon.
Number eight Gareth Evans admitted to a collective feeling of frustration as Gloucester lost narrowly at Harlequins on Saturday, but insisted that there are plenty of positives to draw upon ahead of next Saturday's European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final at home to Exeter.
Gloucester travel to the Stoop on Saturday afternoon to take on Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership. The Cherry and Whites make just two changes from last weekend's win over Connacht as they seek consistency and continuity in their play as Nick Walshe told the local media this week.
Speaking to GRTV after the final whistle, Tom Palmer praised the Cherry and Whites concentration and desire to hold on to a narrow 14-7 victory. The second row topped the tackle charts with 19 as he led the home team's resistance.
Supporters who are still to purchase tickets for Saturday's European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final at home to Exeter Chiefs at Kingsholm (kick off 7:45pm) are reminded that Early Bird prices are only valid until 6:30pm on Thursday evening.
The Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby team travelled to Fenton Manor Complex, Stoke on Trent last Saturday to take part in the final round of the GBWR Super Series of the season, knowing just one win would be enough to crown them Division 3 Champions.