Goodridge recalled by Melville

Gloucester boss Nigel Melville has recalled full-back Jon Goodridge to the starting line-up for Sunday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final clash against Wasps.

Goodridge missed the Zurich Premiership victory over Saracens last weekend but has now regained full fitness and takes his place in an otherwise unchanged team. Melville parades five English internationals Henry Paul, James Simpson-Daniel, Andy Gomarsall, Trevor Woodman and Phil Vickery with centre Paul and fly-half McRae making their first appearances since agreeing new contracts.

LONDON WASPS: Van Gisbergen, Lewsey, Waters, Abbott, Voyce, King, Howley, Dallaglio (captain), Volley, Worsley, Birkett, Shaw, Green, Leota, Dowd. Replacements: Payne, Lock, Gotting, Purdy, Biljon, Denney, Erinle.

GLOUCESTER: Goodridge, Garvey, Fanolua, Paul, Simpson-Daniel, McRae, Gomarsall, Paramore, Hazell, Boer (captain), Brown, Eustace, 3 Vickery, Fortey, Woodman. Replacements: Du Preez, Roncero, Deacon, Cornwell, Buxton, Amor, Todd.

Referee: Joël Jutge (France).

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