Gloucester Rugby's ticket office has been a hive of activity over the last five days selling just over five thousand tickets in less than a week.
Tickets for the Gloucester vs. Australia match on Tuesday, 3rd November 2009 (7.45pm) are in demand with over five thousand tickets already snapped up now that tickets are on general sale.
Gloucester Rugby's head coach Bryan Redpath said, "It's great to see that so many fans have already purchased tickets for what will be a momentous occasion in the rugby calendar".
"This is really an exciting fixture for not just the fans to watch but for the players and coaches to see how we match up against the very best in the world".
"Of course for players like Mike Tindall it won't be the first time he has played against the famous Wallabies, I am sure he has many fantastic memories from the 2003 World Cup where he was part of the England World Cup winning squad that beat them 20 -17."
Tickets for the big match are priced as follows:
Gold: £41, Silver: Adult £35 Concession £26 and Juniors £19. Bronze/JS Stand: Adult £24, Concession £20 and Juniors £11. West Terrace/Shed: Adult £20, Concession £16 and £9.
Season ticket holders will have their seats and standing places reserved until Friday, 16th October 2009 (3.30pm).
For more information or to book tickets call the ticket hotline on 0871 871 8781* option 2 or click here
Speaking to the local media this week ahead of the Bath Rugby game, Head Coach Laurie Fisher stressed that the fundamental shape of Gloucester's game is in good shape but that the Cherry and Whites have to look after the ball better and make more of their scoring opportunities.
Skipper for the day Willi Heinz faced the cameras after the 13-18 home loss to Newcastle and expressed real frustration at not being able to back up last week's win at Sale, calling it a performance he and his team-mates are not proud of.
Speaking after the game, Charlie Sharples described it as 'the win that has eluded us.' The winger stressed that Gloucester had stayed positive after the first couple of weeks of the Aviva Premiership season and the 26-13 victory over Sale was a result of that focus.
Gloucester Rugby picked up their first win of the new Aviva Premiership season on Friday night, easing to a 26-13 win on the road at Sale Sharks. Director of Rugby David Humphreys was full of praise for his players on the night.
It's a game of small margins at the highest level, and so it proved to be at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon as two second-half Bath tries earned a 6-15 victory from a game which Gloucester had dominated for long periods.
Greig Laidlaw is back to skipper Gloucester Rugby in Saturday's Aviva Premiership derby game against Bath Rugby at Kingsholm. James Hook will make his first start of the season at full-back and Billy Twelvetrees will make his 100th competitive appearance for the club.