Gallagher Premiership
Venue: Kingsholm Date: Saturday, 2-3 March Kickoff: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: Live score updates on BBC local radio and on the BBC Sport website

Gloucester create one change after their victory over Harlequins, with Franco Marais starting at hooker.

On the seat, Jake Polledri is back from Six Nations obligation with Italy, while Val Rapava Ruskin, Ruan Dreyer and Charlie Sharples come from injury.

Five international players come back for the starting lineup to get Wasps, who dropped in their final match.

Joe Launchbury skippers both sides along with Brad Shields, Nathan Hughes, Elliot Daly along with Zurabi Zhvania additionally begin.

Gloucester begin the weekend in the Premiership, eight points ahead of Wasps.

Gloucester: Woodward; Marshall, Twelvetrees, Atkinson, Thorley; Cipriani, Heinz (capt); Hohneck, Marais, Balmain, Slater, Moster, Ackermann, Kriel, Morgan.

Replacements: Walker, Rapava Ruskin, Dreyer, Clarke, Polledri, Vellacott, Banahan, Sharples.

Wasps: Le Roux; Watson, De Jongh, Lovobalavu, Daly; Miller, Miller, Simpson; Zhvania, Miller, Taylor, Stuart, Launchbury (capt), Gaskell, Shields, Carr, Hughes.

Replacements: Cruse, Harris, Cooper-Woolley, Rowlands, Johnson, Porter, Umaga, Bassett.

Referee: Ian Tempest.

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