There is an opportunity for plenty of Gloucester Rugby's first team squad to catch the eye as A League action returns to Kingsholm on Monday evening with Harlequins the visitors (kick off 7:45pm).
Several of the squad who travelled to Biarritz are involved in the form of Tim Molenaar, Freddie Burns, Adrian Duncan and Pierre Capdevielle whilst Henry Trinder was on Moseley duty at Bristol on Friday evening.
Elsewhere, Ben Phillips and Chris Brightwell are both hoping to impress having played for Birmingham and Solihull so far this season whilst named amongst the replacements is a certain Andy Deacon!
Stefan Hawley; Charlie Simpson-Daniel, Henry Trinder, Tim Molenaar, Jonny May; Freddie Burns, Jordi Pasqualin; Yann Thomas, Ben Phillips, Shaun Knight; Danny Wright, Ed King; Chris Brightwell, James Davies, Phil Burgess
Adrian Duncan, Pierre Capdevielle, Andy Deacon, Josh Bennett, Richard Jenkins, Danny Pointon, Mike Wilcox, Reuben Haile
With such a short turnaround between the two games, and Gloucester looking to reintegrate several players into the line-up after the Autumn international series, Tom Savage told GRTV that the Cherry and Whites will keep changes to a minimum for the European Rugby Challenge Cup game in Zebre on Saturday.
Gloucester travel to Italy this weekend to take on Zebre in Round Four of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. The Cherry and Whites defeated the Italian side 35-10 last Sunday, but Director of Rugby David Humphreys is looking for an improved performance in the return fixture.
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees, speaking to GRTV after the 35-10 over Zebre, was happy with the bonus point win over the Italian side but admitted Gloucester will need to tighten up for the return fixture in Parma.
Gloucester Rugby welcome Sione Kalamafoni, Greig Laidlaw and Tom Palmer back to the starting line up and feature David Halaifonua in a matchday squad for the first time, as they resume Aviva Premiership action against Bath Rugby at Kingsholm on Saturday (kick off 5:30pm).