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
GRTV travelled to Sixways on Wednesday morning, for the Urban Rugby Squad Festival, where the Gloucester Urban Rugby Squad met other Premiership teams. Young players from Cinderford Fire Cadets and MY:UK, Gloucester made up the Cherry and White squad.
GRTV FEATURE | We caught up with Rugby Development Manager Terry Fanolua on Monday morning, on the first day of the Half Term Rugby Camps at Wycliffe College. Fanolua spoke about what was in store ahead of a busy week on the pitch! Check out the GoPro footage as we got up close to the action!
Speaking after the 37-8 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over Benetton Treviso, James Hook admitted that the Italian side made things tough for Gloucester at times but that the Cherry and Whites are happy to take the bonus point win and turn their focus to Northampton next week.
Speaking to GRTV after the game, Backs Coach Tim Taylor was happy with the squad as they cruised to victory over Treviso. The result wasn't in doubt, but the Cherry and Whites laboured to secure a crucial try bonus point.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby centre Matt Scott is excited to take the field again as the Cherry and Whites look to build on the win in Bayonne when Treviso come to Kingsholm this Saturday.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell admitted this week that the European Rugby Challenge Cup victory in Bayonne was a welcome one, stressed that Benetton Treviso will pose a tough test on Saturday at Kingsholm but that Gloucester are determined to deliver in front of their own fans.
Motu Matu'u is looking to make up for lost time this week as the Cherry and Whites head to Basque Country to take on Bayonne in the European Rugby Challenge Cup opener. The Samoan hooker made his first appearance in the jersey last weekend, and is hoping to contribute to the team this weekend.
The Gloucester Rugby Half Term Rugby Camps got off to a great start on Monday morning, with over 60 young rugby players braving the chilly weather to experience a great day of skills, learning and fun thanks to the Gloucester Rugby Community Department.