Jake Boer will have his ankle injury assessed this week
JAKE BOER and Marcel Garvey will have x-rays on the ankle injuries they sustained against London Irish this week.
Boer, who was replaced after only 11 minutes during Gloucester's 25-10 defeat, will have an x-ray to assess the damage to his right ankle, while Garvey has damaged his left one.
The flanker was making his return from a toe injury he sustained against Northampton earlier in the season while Garvey was selected on the wing for a Guinness Premiership match for the first time this season.
Patrice Collazo, who was also withdrawn at the Madejski Stadium with a back injury, will be assessed this week by Gloucester's medical staff.
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.