Gloucester will line-up alongside Bristol, Bath and the Ospreys in the pool stages of the new Anglo-Welsh Cup tournament, sponsored by Powergen.
Gloucester will kick off their Anglo-Welsh tournament with a home clash against Celtic League champions Ospreys on the weekend of 30 Sept/1/2 October.
The other two fixtures of the pool see Gloucester travel to Bristol (weekend 7/8/9 October) and Bath (weekend 1/2/3 December).
The winners of each of the four groups progress to the semi-finals. The pools will remain as they are for next season, when Gloucester will have two home games and one away.
The one Anglo-Welsh fixture at home is not included in the season ticket, but ticket availability will be announced soon, along with when individual match tickets for the Guinness Premiership season will be on sale.
Season tickets for the 2005/06 campaign are on sale now from 0871 871 8781 and from the ticket office at the ground.
The season tickets include the 11 home Guinness Premiership games and the three European Challenge Cup home games against Bayonne, Bucuresti and Toulon.
Gloucester, Bristol, Bath, Ospreys
Gloucester Vs Ospreys (home) - 30 Sept/1/2 Oct
Bristol Vs Gloucester (away) - 7/8/9 Oct
Bath Vs Gloucester (away) - 1/2/3 Dec
London Irish, London Wasps, Saracens, Cardiff Blues
Sale Sharks, Newcastle Falcons, Leeds Tykes, Llanelli Scarlets
Leicester Tigers, Worcester Warriors, Northampton Saints, Newport-Gwent Dragons
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.
There are three changes to Gloucester Rugby's starting line-up for Friday evening's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Newcastle Falcons. Steve McColl will make his first Premiership start for the club.