ANTHONY ALLEN, man of the match for England Under-21s last Friday with two tries, will feature in the centre against Saracens in the Guinness A League tonight (7.30pm).
He will line-up alongside Brad Davies in an exciting team that is laced with experience.
The back-line will also feature Ryan Lamb, who has also been in outstanding form for England Under-21s, Marcel Garvey and Rob Thirlby at full-back.
Gloucester lost their last A League game against Wasps a fortnight ago but have also named a strong pack of forwards.
Terry Sigley and James Parkes are named in the front row, Quinton Davids and Mark Cornwell are in the second row. while James Merriman and Luke Narraway are part of an exciting back row alongside Dean Miller.
The game is free to season ticket holders and the club is also offering a 'kid a quid' deal for Under-16s. The match kick-offs at 7.30pm.
GLOUCESTER v Saracens: Rob Thirlby; M. Nuttall, Anthony Allen, Brad Davies, Marcel Garvey, Ryan Lamb, James Donovan; Terry Sigley, James Parkes, Alex Walker, Quinton Davids, Mark Cornwell, Dean Miller, James Merriman, Luke Narraway. Reps: J. Williams, E. Lewis, Jack Forster, Pete Swatkins, G. King, Vince Lanciano, Danny Pointon.
Speaking to GRTV after the 40-29 Aviva A League win over Wasps Rugby, Academy Coach Rich Whiffin explained his pride in the squad to overcome a strong opponent and book their spot in next week's Aviva A League final.
Willi Heinz returned from injury to skipper Gloucester to a famous 16-14 win over Stade Rochelais on Saturday evening. Speaking after the game in France, Heinz admitted the win wasn't pretty but was full of courage and a great result for the club.
Billy Burns contributed all Gloucester's points in the 16-14 European Rugby Challenge Cup win in La Rochelle on Saturday evening, but dedicated the victory to the whole squad whilst also praising the travelling support.
Speaking after Gloucester's brave 16-14 win against Stade Rochelais which clinches a European Rugby Challenge Cup final spot, Director of Rugby David Humphreys paid tribute to the way the team had executed the game plan in a hostile environment against quality opposition.
Greig Laidlaw returns to the Gloucester Rugby squad this week, and his inclusion is an important one after a serious ankle injury. The Scottish scrum half is determined to drive the team forward in their European Rugby Challenge Cup semi final in La Rochelle this Saturday.
Gloucester take on La Rochelle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final in France on Saturday evening, with the Top 14 side the favourites in the eyes of the bookmakers. However, David Humphreys is looking for his side to rise to the occasion against a familiar opponent.
Speaking to GRTV after Saturday's 39-30 Aviva Premiership win over Sale, Mark Atkinson admitted that the performance wasn't perfect but that the team's character shone through in a game that could easily have slipped away.
Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw is targeting a 'unique' finish to his Gloucester tenure in the European Rugby Challenge Cup final at the venue where his professional playing career began, BT Murrayfield Stadium (Friday 12 May).
Gloucester's young United side once again dug deep to take an illustrious scalp, overturning a half-time deficit to earn a 40-29 victory over Wasps and earn a place in the Aviva Premiership A League final.