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.
It's the first Gloucester-Bristol derby at Kingsholm in over eight years this Saturday (kick off 4:30pm) and, previewing the game with the local media this week, Defence Coach Jonny Bell stressed that, with both teams in the bottom half of the table, they both need the points.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester front rower John Afoa knows the challenge ahead this week against Bristol, and calls on the Cherry and Whites to make the most of home advantage as a determined squad look to bounce back from a narrow loss to Saracens.
Tom Savage speaks to GRTV and the local media as Gloucester went down by 24-20 at Saracens on Sunday afternoon. The second row was disappointed with the result, despite a strong showing from the hosts.
Speaking immediately after the game, skipper Willi Heinz thought that Gloucester had executed their game plan reasonably well and competed hard against Saracens. However, it wasn't enough but the squad will have plenty to work on this week ahead of the derby match against Bristol.
Gloucester may be coming off their best win of the season, the 38-16 victory over Wasps last weekend, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys admits that Sunday's trip to Saracens is an even tougher test.
After a series of contract announcements last week, hooker Richard Hibbard is the latest Gloucester Rugby player to commit to a new contract at the club and told GRTV how much he enjoys playing in the Cherry and White of Gloucester.
A try scorer in the 36-18 Aviva Premiership win over Wasps at Kingsholm on Saturday, Charlie Sharples admitted that Gloucester would enjoy the moment but can't get too carried away. The team got what they deserved but the winger wants these performances to be more frequent.
England Head Coach Eddie Jones has made two changes to his side to play Australia in Saturday's final match of the Old Mutual Wealth Series at Twickenham Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm, live on Sky Sports 2). Jonny May lines up on the left wing.