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 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.