Tickets for Gloucester Rugby's pre-season warm up matches against Irish province Connacht and EDF Energy Cup semi finalists the Ospreys are now available.
Gloucester have three preseason fixtures scheduled as preparation for the 2009-10 season all of which will take place at Kingsholm.
The first match is a joint testimonial match for Andy Hazell and Lee Mears of Bath Rugby which will take place on August 15th and which is billed as a Gloucester XV against a Bath XV with the proceeds going to each player's testimonial funds.
A week later, August 22nd Gloucester will take on Irish province Connacht and, on the Bank Holiday Saturday August 29th, the Ospreys will be the visitors to Kingsholm.
Season ticket holders will gain free entry to the Connacht and Ospreys matches with their new 2009-10 season ticket booklets that will arrive in early August.
Prices for non season ticket holders are as follows:
Gold £17, Silver: Adult £15 Concession £13 and Juniors £11, Bronze and East Stand: Adult £13 Concession £11 and Juniors £9. Shed and West Terrace: Adults £10, Concession £8 and Juniors £5.
For more information or to book tickets please call the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781 option 2 or visit www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk
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.