Two members of Gloucester's Zurich 'A' League team this season have been included in the England Students squad to play France on Friday.
Wing/centre Mark Foster and second row Tom Skelding, who both attend Gloucester's Hartpury College are named in the squad alongside former Academy prop Mark Irish.
Brad Davies misses out after being involved in the last game, as he's required for Sunday's Zurich Premiership clash away at Newcastle.
New additions to the squad include Bath wing Owen Evans, Exeter fly-half Adam Staniforth, Bristol prop Simon Carter and Durham hooker Robert Vickers.
Loughborough prop Dave Bassett travels as cover for Mark Irish, who will have a fitness test on Thursday.
Evans replaces injured Oxford wing Jonan Boto, while prop George Davis and hooker Robin Scothern are unavailable and fly-half Bradley Davies is on Zurich Premiership duty with Gloucester.
England beat the French 10-6 at Blackheath earlier this month thanks to a penalty try and a conversion and penalty from Oxford centre James Whittingham.
But they are expecting a backlash at La Roche Sur Yon - midway between Nantes and La Rochelle - when they meet again on Friday night (7.30pm local time).
"We've done well so far but it'll be interested to see what changes they've made for the return game and we're expecting them to come back at us," said manager Tony Lanaway.
England Students are in action again next month when they take on Italy at Iffley Road, Oxford, on Friday March 11 (6pm).
England Students squad Justin Abrahams (Loughborough)
Dave Bassett (Loughborough)
Simon Carter (Bristol)
Andy Dalgleish (Oxford)
Owen Evans (Bath)
Mark Foster (Hartpury Coll UWE)
Simon Gibbons (Exeter)
Sacha Harding (De Montfort)
Adam Harris (Oxford)
Tom Hayman (Oxford)
Andrew Houston (Loughborough)
Mark Irish (Hartpury Coll UWE)
Ali James (Oxford)
Chris Lowrie (College of St Mark & St John, Plymouth)
Luke Sayer (Nottingham)
Tom Skelding (Hartpury Coll UWE)
Adam Staniforth (Exeter)
Haydn Thomas (Exeter)
Wayne Thompson (Bristol)
Robert Vickers (Durham)
Ben Wheeler (Cambridge)
James Whittingham (Oxford)
Chris Wyles (Nottingham)
Named Man of the Match by BT Sport, scrum-half Willi Heinz said after the 15-11 win at Bath on Friday evening that it was a pretty happy Gloucester dressing room and reward for a lot of hard work put in during the week leading up to the game.
Speaking after the 15-11 win over Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, David Humphreys heaped praise on his players, pointing out how they had bounced back after last week's tough defeat to overcome a rough start before controlling the game and earning the win.
Gloucester Rugby hooker Richard Hibbard spoke to the local media this week as the Cherry and Whites prepare to face Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. The Welshman is ready to bounce back at The Rec.
Speaking to the local media about the local derby against Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, Director of Rugby David Humphreys acknowledged that it will be a tough encounter but hugely exciting at the same time and one the squad are looking forward to.
A visibly disappointed Billy Twelvetrees admitted that it was a very sombre Gloucester dressing room as a last minute try and conversion condemned the Cherry and Whites to an 18-19 defeat against Leicester Tigers on Saturday.
A disappointed Tom Savage told GRTV, after the 18-19 defeat at home to the Leicester Tigers, that the whole Gloucester team had put in a fantastic effort, but just couldn't find the extra one or two percent necessary to put away a top side.
Speaking after the narrow loss to Leicester Tigers on Saturday afternoon, David Humphreys says despite there being a lot of good in Gloucester's performance, he rued the failure to close the game out, as well as thanking the home support
Kiwi second row Jeremy Thrush is thoroughly enjoying his time in Cherry and White so far, and this weekend the Leicester Tigers are the visitors to Kingsholm, and the All Black is massively excited about the challenge.
After two wins in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, securing a home quarter-final, David Humphreys told the local media this week that Gloucester are coming into Saturday's game in good physical shape having rotated the squad. However, he and the squad are prepared for a tough encounter against the Tigers.
It's almost four years since Gloucester won a Premiership game at the Rec against Bath. However, they got that monkey off their back on Friday evening with a hard-fought 15-11 win in testing conditions.
John Afoa returns to the Gloucester Rugby starting line up to take on Bath Rugby at the Rec in the Aviva Premiership on Friday evening, one of three changes to the side that started against Leicester last weekend.
Great news this afternoon as Cherry and White duo Mat Protheroe and Ollie Thorley have been named to start for England as they open up their Under 20 Six Nations campaign against Scotland in Glasgow this Friday
A number of Gloucester Rugby's Academy players will be part of a Hartpury Rugby squad which will travel to Pennyhill Park on Thursday to train with Eddie Jones' England side in their build up to take on Scotland.