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)
Speaking after Gloucester's final preseason friendly, a 29-24 defeat away at Scarlets, Director of Rugby David Humphreys reflected upon a performance that will form a crucial part of the Cherry and Whites preparations for the Aviva Premiership opener at Northampton next week.
Speaking to the media after the 45-8 preseason friendly victory over Munster, Director of Rugby David Humphreys wasn't getting too carried away, admitting that his team are making progress but that there's still a way to go.
Billy Twelvetrees spoke to Gloucester Rugby TV on Friday ahead of the pre season friendly with Munster Rugby. The club captain is excited to be back in the action at Kingsholm and experience the atmosphere again.
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
Gloucester Rugby travelled to West Wales for their third and final preseason game ahead of the start of the Aviva Premiership next week. The Scarlets were the opposition and Gloucester left Parc y Scarlets on the wrong end of a 29-24 scoreline.