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Patrice Collazo, who was also withdrawn at the Madejski Stadium with a back injury, will be assessed this week by Gloucester's medical staff.
Gloucester will field a reshuffled side against the Ospreys in the LV= Cup this weekend, but Backs & Attack Coach Nick Walshe stressed that it's a great opportunity for everyone on duty on Saturday and that maintaining the recent winning run is very important.
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees told GRTV after the win in Brive that the game could have been a tough one to get up for, but that his Gloucester team mates did themselves proud on the night and got a big result.
Reflecting on the 31-20 victory in Brive on Thursday evening, Director of Rugby David Humphreys said that clinching a home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final was the overall aim and duly achieved.
Gloucester may have already clinched a home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys wants his side to finish the pool stages on a winning note in Brive on Thursday evening.
Speaking after Saturday's win, James Hudson was happy to record a bonus-point win against a hugely physical Oyonnax side as Gloucester secured their passage into the European Rugby Challenge Cup Quarter Finals
Billy Burns was a try scorer on his first European start for Gloucester and, speaking after the game, admitted that it was good to get the five points although there are still things to work on before the trip to Brive.
Gloucester Rugby have added to their front row strength in depth for next season with the signings of Paul Doran-Jones, Paddy McAllister and Nicky Thomas from Harlequins, Aurillac and the Ospreys respectively.