PHIL VICKERY'S Testimonial year kicks off this Saturday with live large screen coverage of England's clash against Wales in the Six Nations Championship.
The event will be in the Shed bar at Kingsholm and doors will open at 2pm for the 3.30 kick-off.
There will be a chance to watch the match with a number of Gloucester's first team squad, there will be competitions, raffle, an auction and a hot food buffet.
Tickets are limited, so don't miss this chance to be part of a fantastic first event in Phil's testimonial year. They cost £10 and are available from the ticket office, Hudson's Sports or online at www.philvickery.co.uk.
Speaking with the local media before the Gloucester team set off on the long trip north to Newcastle, Director of Rugby David Humphreys discussed his team selection and stated that Friday night's meeting will be a challenging one.
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.