Gloucester Rugby are pleased to confirm that Akapusi Qera has been given the all-clear and released home this morning following a night spent under observation at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
The Fijian flanker suffered a mild concussion following a blow to the head during yesterday's Guinness Premiership victory over Newcastle Falcons at Kingsholm.
Qera was temporarily knocked unconscious and received prompt on-field treatment from Gloucester's medical staff, who took every precaution in line with the normal protocols for injuries of this nature.
Qera came round shortly after leaving the field, and subsequent tests and scans have revealed no lasting damage.
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.
After the huge success of the Darts evening in March, Gloucester Rugby and events sponsors Worthington's are pleased to present an evening with Darts Legends Eric Bristow, Keith Deller, Bobby George and Wayne Mardle hosted by Russ Bray on Tuesday 9 December.
In a unique collaboration, the West's big three rugby rivals -Bristol Rugby, Bath Rugby and Gloucester Rugby - have joined forces to launch 'Break The Cycle' for 2015, and it's bigger and better than ever before.