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.
Ahead of Friday evening's Aviva Premiership fixture away at London Welsh, Head Coach Laurie Fisher told the local media that he feels that Gloucester are making improvements each and every week but that there's still plenty of work to do.
Speaking to GRTV on Monday night, Pete Buxton was thrilled with the spirit shown by the Gloucester United squad as they overturned a twenty-one point deficit in the second half to overcome Bristol Rugby.
Scrum half Callum Braley was a try scorer in Gloucester United's 30-27 win over Bristol United in the Aviva Premiership A League on Monday evening and, after the game, paid tribute to his team mates for hanging in there and fighting back to get the win.
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees admitted that the Gloucester squad were disappointed and frustrated after losing at home to Exeter, regretting that Gloucester's own errors had given the Chiefs the upper hand.
Gloucester Rugby is rightly proud of the work that it does within the community and is delighted to confirm that it will be working with Gloucestershire Young Carers and Pied Piper as its two chosen charities this season.