Gloucester were competitive for long periods at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday afternoon, but were left to rue a host of missed scoring opportunities throughout as Wasps hit back to earn a 35-22 Aviva Premiership win.
Gloucester's long wait for a win at Welford Road goes on as their recent run of good form came to a shuddering halt on Saturday afternoon, a powerful first half performance laying the platform for a 34-9 Aviva Premiership victory.
After two weeks of Anglo-Welsh Cup action, Gloucester Rugby have rung the changes and have named almost a completely new starting XV for Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Leicester Tigers (kick off 3pm). Willi Heinz will skipper the side.
There was only really pride at stake at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon, but Gloucester went about their business in a professional manner defeating the Dragons by 24 points to 13 to round off the pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
Gloucester complete the pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh Cup on Saturday with a home fixture against the Newport Gwent Dragons (kick off 3pm). Callum Braley will skipper a team which sees first starts for Tom Denton and Tom Hudson.
It wasn't a classic at the Rec on Friday evening, but Ben Vellacott's late try snatched a 17-17 draw for Gloucester just when Bath looked to have secured a come from behind win in round three of the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
Gloucester Rugby have opted for a blend of youth and experience in their team selection for Friday evening's Anglo-Welsh Cup at Bath, with first appearances of the season for Sione Kalamafoni and Henry Trinder.
Knowing a bonus point win would secure a home quarter-final, Gloucester completed their European mission in some style on Saturday evening, sweeping aside a spirited but outgunned Aviron Bayonnais scoring 10 tries on their way to a 64-19 victory.
Speaking to the local media this week, back row flanker Jacob Rowan said that he is excited for the challenge at the Ricoh Arena this Sunday, and added that the players know the responsibility is theirs to deliver against the league leaders.
Ben Morgan was on media duty this week, and as Gloucester prepare for Sunday's trip to Wasps, the number eight is looking forward to see Gloucester go toe-to-toe with another of the Aviva Premiership's front runners.
Tom Marshall scored his first Gloucester try in the 31-23 win over Saracens on Friday evening and was named Man of the Match. Talking to GRTV, he praised the forwards for setting the tone on the night.
Matt Scott was on media duty this week, and the Scottish international spoke about the benefit of having a full week of training with his club mates and the determination to get back to performing well against Saracens this Friday evening.
World Book Day arrives on Thursday, and there is a special event taking place at Kingsholm this week to mark the event with over 200 local school children attending a morning of workshops and reading events to kick off the Rugby Mini Reading Challenge.
With the middle of the Aviva Premiership table closing up as the season enters the final quarter, Henry Trinder issues a rallying call to the Gloucester Rugby fans to get to Kingsholm for this Saturday's clash with Harlequins.
Head Coach Susie Appleby admitted today that she was 'over the moon' at the news that Gloucester-Hartpury Women will participate in Women's Super Rugby next season, but knows that the hard work starts here.