Connacht welcome back a number of players involved in international sides over the summer for their second pre-season friendly against Gloucester at Kingsholm on Saturday.
Ian Keatley and John Muldoon have both been named in the westerners' team for their pre-season friendly clash with English outfit.
Players who were involved with the Ireland and Churchill Cup squads over the summer return to action with Keith Matthews starting at inside centre, Keatley and Frank Murphy in the half-back slots, and Sean Cronin and Muldoon in the pack.
Brett Wilkinson, a member of the Irish training squad this summer, returns to the front row, with Andrew Browne starting in the second row and Ray Ofisa coming into the back row at blindside flanker.
After Saturday's game Connacht have one final pre-season game when they take on Rotherham Titans next Friday at the Sportsground.