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.
As Gloucester prepare for their 39th game of the season, against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday, David Humphreys told the local media that this week has been all about getting the players mentally and physically ready after a tough game against Connacht last Sunday.
Speaking to GRTV after the 40-32 victory over Connacht on Sunday, skipper Billy Twelvetrees explained that Gloucester had had to learn to be patient and cut out the errors to earn the win and progress to next weekend's final play-off against Bordeaux-Begles.
Jonny May's superb late score capped a thrilling 40-32 European play-off win over Connacht on Sunday. The winger spoke afterwards of his team's character and spirit as he looked ahead to one more week of rugby.
Speaking to GRTV this afternoon, Director of Rugby David Humphreys hailed the 'never say die' attitude of the team, after despite not being at their best, fighting back to take a 40-32 win after extra time over Connacht.
Jonny May continues on the wing on Sunday as Connacht come to town, and the England wing explains to the local media this week that he is delighted with his form and is looking forward to taking on Pat Lam's men.
Speaking to the local media this week, front rower John Afoa is familiar with the challenge of Connacht from his time in Belfast, and the World Cup winner is fully aware of the challenge they pose ahead of Sunday's meeting in the Champions Cup play off
Speaking ahead of Gloucester's European Rugby Champions play-off against Connacht on Sunday (Kingsholm, 3:30pm), Director of Rugby David Humphreys admitted that he's glad to have more players available than in recent weeks ahead of a tough fixture.
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.
The day has dawned and Madness will play Live at Kingsholm on Saturday evening. It's going to be an incredible night with a huge crowd but, if you haven't yet purchased, tickets are still available on the day.
Tongan international forward Sione Kalamafoni returns after injury to take up his usual place in the back row as Gloucester look to finish their season on a high against Bordeaux-Begles at Sixways on Sunday.
Gloucester Rugby is delighted to confirm that 18 year old Mat Protheroe, a product of Hartpury College and one of the brightest young talents in the English game, has signed a senior contract at Kingsholm.