Ludovic Mercier takes time out to answer your questions and describes himself in 3 words, talks about his first hobby, his greatest achievements, plus lots more.
Q: How would you describe yourself in 3 words? A: Honest, hard-working and passionate
Q: What do you do on your day off? A: I like to play some golf, or stay with my family, play with the kids or go to the park and play some game.
Q: Who's the player in your position that you admire the most? A: He played a long time ago now, but Michael Lynagh, he had some good skills and he was a good kicker also. If you compare with now the only great player is the New Zealand man Dan Carter, he's one of the best players in the world at the moment.
Q: What was your first hobby? A: I wanted to become a policeman because I liked the uniform. My dad used to play rugby before and he said to me "try to play rugby to see if you like it", but I wanted to play some other sports, I wanted to be a goalkeeper, or maybe a soccer player.
Q: What's on your ipod? A: I like pop, I like classic music, I like jazz, I like anything. I've got some French songs also and I like Queen and the Beatles.
Q: What do you consider your finest achievement? A: It's good to have finished top of the league and to have won the European Challenge Cup.
Q: Who would your dream date be? A: It's a good question, I can't say my wife, but I can't say somebody else. Ha ha.
Q: What's your greatest extravagance? A: My cars and my watch.
Q: Who was the last band or singer you saw live? A: I don't go to many concerts, I like to listen to music but I don't like to go anywhere to see it.
Q: What single thing would improve your quality of life? A: We train every day, so maybe to have more time with my family some time.
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.
Despite a dream start at Kingston Park, scoring a try after just 26 seconds, Gloucester couldn't capitalise against a dogged Newcastle Falcons side. Too many penalties were conceded and too many errors made as the Falcons prevailed 20-10.
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.