The draw was announced today for the first round of the Middlesex Sevens with Gloucester taking on London Irish.
The Middlesex Charity Sevens returns this year with all 12 Premier League teams participating in one of Europe's biggest club 7s events.
It's a full day of fun and running rugby with the Guinness Premiership sides joined by four invitation teams in a knock-out competition.
The team to beat last season was Harlequins who defeated The Army in a nail biting finale, with fine performances from all players. Teams will look to prevent Harlequins retaining the title, as the last time they won they went on to claim five successive titles.
The knock-out format of the day will see first round losers being entered into the Plate competition.
With a total of 22 games, 30,000 fans and fancy dress, the stage is set for an amazing day. This year proceeds are distributed to the PRA Benevolent fund and the RFU Injured Player's Foundation.
Fly-half Billy Burns was named Man of the Match after the 35-14 European Rugby Challenge Cup victory over Stade Rochelais on Thursday evening, and was full of praise for all his team mates for the win after a short turnaround.
Gloucester have been in good form in recent weeks, but Backs Coach Tim Taylor knows that the Cherry and Whites will have to be at their best on Thursday evening (kick off 7:45pm) against a Stade Rochelais side flying high this season.
Speaking to GRTV after the bonus point win over Bristol, back row Lewis Ludlow revealed that despite a tricky first half, Gloucester backed their skills to come through, a faith that was evident in a strong second half showing.
Willi Heinz scored Gloucester's second try as the Cherry and Whites overturned a disappointing first 40 minutes and 0-6 half time deficit, to earn a 26-18 Aviva Premiership victory over Bristol Rugby on Saturday.
Gloucester's much changed side had to overcome conceding an early try on Thursday evening, but responded in style to down Stade Rochelais by 35 points to 14 in the European Rugby Challenge Cup and set up a mouthwatering return fixture next weekend.
After taking 11 points from their last three games in the Aviva Premiership, including bonus point wins against Wasps and Bristol, Gloucester will be looking to continue their good form when they welcome La Rochelle to Kingsholm.