Ruskin Starts
By New Cherry
September 22 2017

Back to Kingsholm for a Friday night under lights against local rivals Wuss - bring it on.

Rapava Ruskin gets a start at loosehead against his former club as Coach Ackermann continues to rotate his squad leading to a handful of changes from the side which went down to Tigers last week.

 Freddie Clarke will be  at blindside flanker with Mark Atkinson returning from injury in the centre and Billy Burns getting the 10 shirt.

Gloucs: 15. Jason Woodward; 14. Charlie Sharples, 13. Billy Twelvetrees, 12. Mark Atkinson, 11. Ollie Thorley; 10. Billy Burns, 9. Willi Heinz (captain); 1. Val Rapava Ruskin, 2. Motu Matu'u, 3. John Afoa; 4. Ed Slater, 5. Jeremy Thrush; 6. Freddie Clarke, 7. Jacob Rowan, 8. Ruan Ackermann

Reps: Richard Hibbard, Josh Hohneck, Gareth Denman, Tom Savage,  Lewis Ludlow,. Ben Vellacott,  Henry Trinder, 23. David Halaifonua