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
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
James Hook picked himself up a pair of tries on his first appearance in Cherry and Whites during the 62-19 win over Yorkshire Carnegie. Speaking to the media after, the Welshman was thrilled with the first run out as well as the result.
Speaking to GRTV shortly after the Cherry and Whites lifted the Premiership Rugby 7s Series for the second consecutive year, Olly Morgan expressed his pride in the young squad and their teamwork, which saw them go unbeaten on the night to earn the first silverware of the season.
With the training centre at Hartpury College undergoing a refurb this week, Gloucester Rugby have relocated their training set up to Dean Close School this week which is a superb environment according to Forwards Coach Andrew Stanley.
The next Ladies' Big in Business Lunch will take place at Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday 10th September and the guest speaker will be the hugely successful Janis Sinton - Managing Director of TasteTech.