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 the media following the 31-33 West Country Challenge Cup defeat to Exeter Chiefs at the Memorial Stadium, Director of Rugby David Humphreys was full of praise for his side's battling qualities in a bruising encounter but concerned about the injuries picked up.
The West Country Challenge Cup fixture against the Exeter Chiefs at the Memorial Stadium in Bristol on Saturday (kick off 3pm) will be Gloucester's last chance to work on things like new combinations says Director of Rugby, David Humphreys.
Speaking after the 30-21 West Country Challenge Cup defeat at Bath, Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke of the improvements his team are making as preseason progresses but acknowledges that there is still work to do ahead of the start of the Aviva Premiership.
Speaking to the local media ahead of Saturday's trip to Bath Rugby in the West Country Challenge Cup, front rower Nick Wood spoke of the hard work put in across the extended preseason and highlighted the competition for front row spots in the squad.
Gloucester have named a 30 man squad for the latest round of West Country Challenge Cup action against Bath on Saturday, with Director of Rugby David Humphreys stressing the need to keep an eye on player workload ahead of what will be a long, tough season.
Describing the 50-7 West Country Challenge Cup win over Bath on Sunday as a '...good hit out...', wing Charlie Sharples admitted that it had been a good opportunity to put into practice things that the squad have been trying out in training in recent weeks.
Speaking to the local media after the 50-7 victory over Bath Rugby on Sunday, David Humphreys was happy with his squad's effort, with the most important aspect being the game time earned by his players.
Gloucester make wholesale changes to the side that started at Exeter last Saturday as they prepare to take on Bath at the Memorial Stadium, Bristol on Sunday in the West Country Challenge Cup (kick off 3pm). The Director of Rugby told GRTV that the players are raring to go and that he's looking forward to seeing different combinations in action.