Gloucester's Welsh contingent is back in action this weekend, with Mefin Davies at hooker for the national side, and James Merriman in the U21s set-up.
32 year-old Davies retains his place in the front row for Mike Ruddock's side after some impressive performances as Wales seek to maintain their 100 per cent Six Nations record against the French.
James Merriman, who was on the bench for Gloucester last Saturday, captains Wales U21s, as they also look to continue their bid for a Grandslam, having beaten England and Italy so far.
RBS SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP 2005
FRANCE v WALES Stade de France - Saturday 26th February - Kick-off: 4.00 pm GMT
15 Gareth THOMAS (TOULOUSE, CAPTAIN)
14 Kevin MORGAN (DRAGONS)
13 Tom SHANKLIN (BLUES)
12 Gavin HENSON (OSPREYS)
11 Shane WILLIAMS (OSPREYS)
10 Stephen JONES (CLERMONT AUVERGNE)
09 Dwayne PEEL (SCARLETS)
01 Gethin JENKINS (BLUES)
02 Mefin DAVIES (GLOUCESTER)
03 Adam JONES (OSPREYS)
04 Brent COCKBAIN (OSPREYS)
05 Robert SIDOLI (BLUES)
06 Ryan JONES (OSPREYS)
07 Martyn WILLIAMS (BLUES)
08 Michael OWEN (DRAGONS)
16 Robin McBRYDE (SCARLETS)
17 John YAPP (BLUES)
18 Jonathan THOMAS (OSPREYS)
19 Robin SOWDEN-TAYLOR (BLUES)
20 Gareth COOPER (DRAGONS)
21 Ceri SWEENEY (DRAGONS)
22 Rhys WILLIAMS (BLUES
U21 - FRANCE v WALES
Friday 25 February
15 Ricky Williams Newport
14 Aled Brew Ospreys
13 Gavin Evans Scarlets
12 Andrew Bishop Ospreys
11 Chris Czekaj Cardiff
10 Matthew Jones Ospreys
09 Wayne Evans Carmarthen Quins
01 Scott Roberts Bridgend
02 Duane Goodfield Pontypridd
03 Cai Griffiths Neath
04 Alun Wyn Jones Swansea
05 Ian Evans Neath / Ospreys
06 Chris Davies Bridgend
07 James Merriman Hartpury College / Gloucester (Captain)
08 Jonathan Mills Scarlets
16 Rhys James UWIC
17 Ross Davies Newbridge
18 Ben Thomson Newport
19 Tom Smith Neath
20 Aled Thomas Carmarthen Quins
21 Tom Riley Pontypridd
22 Rhodri McAtee Penzance
Nick Wood captained the Cherry and Whites on Saturday afternoon, and the experienced front rower expressed his pride in the young squad in defeat to Bath on the final day of the Aviva Premiership season.
Lewis Ludlow scored Gloucester's opening try in the 30-50 defeat at Bath on Saturday, part of an impressive performance by the young back row forward. Speaking after the game, he paid tribute to the young Gloucester side who went toe to toe with the Aviva Premiership semi-finalists.
Speaking to the local media after the game, Director of Rugby David Humphreys gave an honest assessment of the game, and expressed his pride in the way his young charges had performed against the title-chasing hosts.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby scrum half Callum Braley is excited by the challenge of the West Country Derby, and the ex-Bristol man reveals the squad will be giving their all.
Speaking to the local media this week, David Humphreys admitted that team selection for Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at Bath has not been an easy one, with numerous players ruled out due to injury and suspension. However, he pledged that whoever is wearing the Cherry and White will be 100% committed to fighting until the very last minute.
Speaking to GRTV after the 35-13 Aviva Premiership victory over London Irish, Tom Savage praised his team mates for sticking to their game plan and showing real character to clinch an impressive win despite only playing with 14 men for nearly an hour.
Speaking to GRTV after the 35-13 win over London Irish at Kingsholm on Saturday, winger Henry Purdy explained that Gloucester keeping their collective composure after being reduced to 14 men was pivotal in clinching the win.
With Connacht Rugby the visitors to Kingsholm on Sunday (kick off 3:30pm) for Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup play-off, Gloucester ring the changes from the side that took the field against Bath last weekend.
Matt Kvesic was a double winner at the Gloucester Rugby End of Season Awards Dinner on Tuesday, coupled with being named in the England Rugby training squad and the 23-year old is delighted with how his campaign has gone.
Gloucester Rugby held their End of Season Dinner at the Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse this week. Amongst all the awards, Thinus Delport interviewed James Hook, Laurie Fisher, Charlie Sharples and Billy Twelvetrees.
On Tuesday evening, Gloucester Rugby held the 2015 End of Season Awards Dinner, at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, and the club photographer was on hand to capture snaps the guests and award winners.