Gloucester Rugby Head Coach Bryan Redpath rings the changes for the LV= Cup match against Worcester Warriors on Saturday (kick off 3pm).
Freddie Burns and Charlie Sharples, who both signed new contracts recently are both restored to the starting line up at full back and right wing respectively.
Lesley Vainikolo is over his stomach upset and Dave Lewis starts at scrum half in place of Rory Lawson.
Prop Yann Thomas, 19, is set for his first full start for the club alongside the French front row duo of Olivier Azam and Pierre Capdevielle whilst there are returns for the experienced Marco Bortolami and Peter Buxton.
England U20 prop Shaun Knight features amongst the replacements and, named for the first time in a Gloucester Rugby first team squad, are fly half Tim Taylor and Fijian winger Semi Tadulala.
Freddie Burns; Charlie Sharples, Tim Molenaar, Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, Lesley Vainikolo; Nicky Robinson, Dave Lewis; Yann Thomas, Olivier Azam, Pierre Capdevielle; Marco Bortolami, Alex Brown; Peter Buxton, Akapusi Qera, Gareth Delve (capt)
Darren Dawidiuk, Greg Somerville, Shaun Knight, Adam Eustace, Andy Hazell, Rory Lawson, Tim Taylor, Semi Tadulala
Warriors youngster Ben Howard starred for England Under 20s last night as they defeated New Zealand 33-21 to book their place in the IRB Junior World Championship final for the fourth time in six years.
Worcester wing Ben Howard has been named in the England Under 20s team to take on New Zealand in the semi-final of the IRB Junior World Championship in Vannes, France, on Tuesday June 18, kick off 1945 (GMT).
The Warriors Community team have been busy working with people across Worcestershire over the last year and have been given the perfect reward for their efforts after being nominated for a top prize at the All Parliamentary Premiership Rugby Community Awards 2013.
The Worcester Warriors Community department joined forces with Stourport Rugby Club on Tuesday to welcome nearly 90 children from local primary schools to a tag rugby tournament supported by the Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme.
Ben Howard scored two tries as England Under 20s stormed to a record-breaking 109-0 victory over USA to book their place in the IRB Junior World Championship semi-finals alongside South Africa, New Zealand and Wales.
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Worcester Warriors is delighted to announce its successful long-term partnership with CitySigns is to continue after the family signage and leading display firm was confirmed as the club's Official Signage Partner.
England Under 20s - who included Worcester wing Ben Howard - fell agonisingly short against world champions South Africa in the IRB Junior World Championship, losing 31-24 in La Roche-sur-Yon on Sunday.