Anthony Allen could be back in the Gloucester A team side tonight.
GLOUCESTER'S Guinness A League team is back in action against Wasps tonight at Dry Leas (7.30pm).
And the Kingsholm side hope to welcome back England Under-21 centre Anthony Allen in a strong side that contains plenty of Premiership experience.
He could be joined by fellow England Under-21 star Ryan Lamb, Rob Thirlby, Mark Cornwell and Quinton Davids.
Gloucester are top of their A League conference and beat Wasps 52-12 at Kingsholm earlier in the season. Gloucester have won five of their seven games and will face a Wasps side who are bottom of the table with only two wins.
Brad Davies will start at stand-off and Jack Forster will get another run at tighthead prop.
"This is obviously another highly important game and we have named a strong and experienced squad," said coach Carl Douglas. "We are going well in the Guinness A League and we are desperate to continue that form."
Gloucester's next home game in the A League is against Saracens on Monday, February 27 (7.30pm) and again the club is offering the incentive of a 'quid a kid' scheme for Under-16s.
Speaking after the game, Charlie Sharples described it as 'the win that has eluded us.' The winger stressed that Gloucester had stayed positive after the first couple of weeks of the Aviva Premiership season and the 26-13 victory over Sale was a result of that focus.
Gloucester Rugby picked up their first win of the new Aviva Premiership season on Friday night, easing to a 26-13 win on the road at Sale Sharks. Director of Rugby David Humphreys was full of praise for his players on the night.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell was on media duties ahead of the Aviva Premiership fixture at Sale Sharks on Friday evening, and spoke about where Gloucester find themselves in terms of their form at the moment as well as how he's viewing their defensive displays so far.
Callum Braley, who skippered Gloucester United to a 22-19 Aviva Premiership A League win over Saracens Storm on Monday evening, paid tribute to his forwards and the younger players in what he described as not the prettiest of wins.
Tickets for Saturday's Aviva Premiership game against Bath Rugby in both the Stowford Press Terrace and also The Shed are now in short supply, although a number of returns from the visitors have just gone back on sale.
A desperately disappointing afternoon for Gloucester who, despite dominating possession and territory, were guilty of failing to make the most of it against a resolute Newcastle defence before the visitors pounced to snatch the win in the second half.