Duncan McRae will make his return to the Gloucester shirt on Monday evening in the Club's final Zurich 'A' League game of the season against Saracens (Mon 4 April, kick off 7.30pm).
The Aussie stand-off is set to line-up alongside James Simpson-Daniel, Andy Gomarsall, James Bailey, Mark Foster, Simon Amor and Olly Morgan in an exciting backs division for the clash with Saracens at Kingsholm.
The reserve team clash against the London side comes on the Monday before Gloucester take on Leeds Tykes in the Premiership at Kingsholm on Saturday (9 April, kick off 3pm).
Gloucester name a powerful front row against the Saracens second team, with Christo Bezuidenhout, Rob Elloway and Terry Sigley all starting.
Former England U21 captain Jonathan Pendlebury lines up in the second row alongside Dan Touhey, who is on trial from Weston Super Mare.
Luke Narraway, who has been pushing for a first team place in recent weeks, is at number eight with England Academy player Will Matthews and St Peter's School pupil Will Jones on the flanks.
Looking ahead to his return, Duncan McRae said: "It's been one of the most frustrating seasons of my career. We started the year getting better week by week, and then the injuries hit."
Gloucester's win away at London Irish last weekend took them to within five points of Sale Sharks in third place.
"Whatever has happened in the last few months, it now comes down to the final three games. We're only five points away from third position, and there are a number of clubs in the mix, which makes for an interesting few weeks."
McRae has missed a number of months this season through neck and knee injuries, and is determined to get back to be part of Gloucester's push for a top three slot.
"It'll be good to get back out there on Monday night, and we're looking forward to some good support, as it's the last Zurich 'A' League game of the season."
Phil Vickery sees a specialist about his broken arm on Monday and could be given the go ahead to be in contention for the clash with Leeds on Saturday 9 April.
All Gloucester supporters who have purchased a ticket for the Premiership clash with Leeds Tykes on Saturday 9 April will receive FREE entry to Monday's final Zurich 'A' League fixture against Saracens at Kingsholm (4 April, kick off 7.30pm), as well as all season ticket holders.
Tickets for the Leeds game can be purchased on-line at www.gloucesterrugbyclub.com, from the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781 or from the ticket office at the ground, which will be open all day on Monday before the Zurich 'A' League game.
Supporters must show their Leeds ticket or season ticket book at the turnstiles on Monday evening to gain FREE entry.
Individual match entry for supporters who haven't got a season ticket or a ticket for the Leeds game is £5 for adults and £3 for U16s. Car parking is £2 in the main stadium car park and will be on a first come first served basis.
Speaking with the local media before the Gloucester team set off on the long trip north to Newcastle, Director of Rugby David Humphreys discussed his team selection and stated that Friday night's meeting will be a challenging one.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, Matt Kvesic was looking forward to the trip to Newcastle Falcons, and the captain is looking to lead from the front with plenty for the Cherry and Whites to work on.
Gloucester saw a 12-0 lead overturned by Harlequins on Friday night as the visitors ran out 22-15 winners. After the game, Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke about missed opportunities on the night.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, James Hudson explained his excitement for tonight's game with Harlequins and that he is backing the Cherry and White squad to impress during the next set of Aviva Premiership games.
Gloucester Rugby welcomed back a set of returning internationals at the start of this week, and one of them, James Hook is pleased to be back, and ready to get back to business in a Cherry and White shirt.
After the huge success of the Darts evening in March, Gloucester Rugby and events sponsors Worthington's are pleased to present an evening with Darts Legends Eric Bristow, Keith Deller, Bobby George and Wayne Mardle hosted by Russ Bray on Tuesday 9 December.