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
Named Man of the Match by BT Sport, scrum-half Willi Heinz said after the 15-11 win at Bath on Friday evening that it was a pretty happy Gloucester dressing room and reward for a lot of hard work put in during the week leading up to the game.
Speaking after the 15-11 win over Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, David Humphreys heaped praise on his players, pointing out how they had bounced back after last week's tough defeat to overcome a rough start before controlling the game and earning the win.
Gloucester Rugby hooker Richard Hibbard spoke to the local media this week as the Cherry and Whites prepare to face Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. The Welshman is ready to bounce back at The Rec.
Speaking to the local media about the local derby against Bath at the Rec on Friday evening, Director of Rugby David Humphreys acknowledged that it will be a tough encounter but hugely exciting at the same time and one the squad are looking forward to.
A visibly disappointed Billy Twelvetrees admitted that it was a very sombre Gloucester dressing room as a last minute try and conversion condemned the Cherry and Whites to an 18-19 defeat against Leicester Tigers on Saturday.
A disappointed Tom Savage told GRTV, after the 18-19 defeat at home to the Leicester Tigers, that the whole Gloucester team had put in a fantastic effort, but just couldn't find the extra one or two percent necessary to put away a top side.
Speaking after the narrow loss to Leicester Tigers on Saturday afternoon, David Humphreys says despite there being a lot of good in Gloucester's performance, he rued the failure to close the game out, as well as thanking the home support
Kiwi second row Jeremy Thrush is thoroughly enjoying his time in Cherry and White so far, and this weekend the Leicester Tigers are the visitors to Kingsholm, and the All Black is massively excited about the challenge.
After two wins in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, securing a home quarter-final, David Humphreys told the local media this week that Gloucester are coming into Saturday's game in good physical shape having rotated the squad. However, he and the squad are prepared for a tough encounter against the Tigers.
It's almost four years since Gloucester won a Premiership game at the Rec against Bath. However, they got that monkey off their back on Friday evening with a hard-fought 15-11 win in testing conditions.
John Afoa returns to the Gloucester Rugby starting line up to take on Bath Rugby at the Rec in the Aviva Premiership on Friday evening, one of three changes to the side that started against Leicester last weekend.
Great news this afternoon as Cherry and White duo Mat Protheroe and Ollie Thorley have been named to start for England as they open up their Under 20 Six Nations campaign against Scotland in Glasgow this Friday