Nigel Melville makes four changes to the Gloucester starting line-up for Saturday's 13,000 capacity Powergen Cup quarter-final against Bristol Shoguns at Kingsholm (kick off 2.45pm).
Loose-head prop Terry Sigley and Welsh international hooker Mefin Davies come into the front row alongside Phil Vickery. Both James Parkes and Christo Bezuidenhout move to the bench.
32 year-old Davies missed the last two European games as he signed for Gloucester after the Heineken Cup registration deadline.
Adam Balding starts at number eight in place of James Forrester, and Seti Kiole comes in on the left wing after James Simpson-Daniel was ruled out earlier in the week.
Jon Goodridge and Marcel Garvey continue a superb sequence of appearances that has seen both of them start every single one of Gloucester's 21 games (including this weekend) this season.
Mark Foster comes on to the bench, alongside Nathan Mauger and Alex Page as cover for the backs.
The game is a 13,000 sell-out and tickets sold out two weeks ago. The game will be shown live on BBC1 in the West and West Midlands regions. Supporters outside of these two regions can also watch the match through Sky digital.
15. Jon Goodridge
14. Marcel Garvey
13. Terry Fanolua
12. Henry Paul
11. Seti Kiole
10. Duncan McRae
9. Andy Gomarsall
1. Terry Sigley
2. Mefin Davies
3. Phil Vickery
4. Adam Eustace
5. Alex Brown
6. Jake Boer (c)
7. Andy Hazell
8. Adam Balding
16. James Parkes, 17. Christo Bezuidenhout, 18. Peter Buxton, 19. James Forrester, 20. Alex Page, 21. Nathan Mauger, 22. Mark Foster
Speaking to GRTV this week, Acting Head Coach Jonny Bell spoke of his pleasure in the efforts and intensity in training from the squad after a tricky few weeks. The team were preparing for big games with Bristol and Cardiff in coming weeks.
Willi Heinz was understandably and visibly disappointed when he spoke to GRTV after the 27-30 home defeat to Harlequins, apologising to the home support as the game slipped away after seemingly having the game under control.
Speaking to the local media this week, Scottish centre Matt Scott spoke of the squad's determination to put in a big home performance against Harlequins, with vital points up for grabs in the hunt for a Top Six spot this Saturday (KO 3pm)
Looking ahead to Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at home to Harlequins (kick off 3pm), Head Coach Laurie Fisher told the local media that Gloucester will need to be on top of their game in a match which has big implications in terms of top six ambitions.
A big few days for the Gloucester-Hartpury Women side. First came the news that the team will compete in Women's Super Rugby next season, and on Saturday the team will play Worcester Ladies IIs at Kingsholm. Centre Hannah Jones and wing Michelle Ruddock spoke to GRTV this week to reflect on events.
Speaking to the local media after the 35-22 loss at Wasps, lock Tom Savage spoke of his disappointment at the result, with Gloucester left to rue a number of missed opportunities against a clinical home side.
Speaking after his return from England duty, Gloucester winger Jonny May reflected on England winning the Six Nations Championship, if not the Grand Slam, and what he needs to focus on to get back into the starting line-up.
Ross Moriarty started for Wales at the Stade de France on Saturday while Matt Scott was a replacement for Scotland. It was Scott who finished the day the happier, a try-scorer in a 29-0 victory over Italy.
Ireland U20s came within inches of spoiling the party at Donnybrook on Friday evening, but Henry Walker's first half try proved to be the difference as England U20s hung on to win 14-10 and clinch their first Grand Slam for five years.