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Leicester v Gloucester preview

Geoff Parling returns for Leicester in the only change to the Tigers' line-up for Saturday's Aviva Premiership clash with Gloucester (5pm).

Lock Parling was rested for last weekend's 31-9 win against London Irish but returns for the contest between the teams occupying the third and fourth places in the table.

Graham Kitchener drops out of the match-day squad but Steve Mafi could make his return from a knee injury after being named among the replacements.

Toby Flood will make his 100th appearance in the Premiership after again being selected at fly-half for the clash, which is live on Sky Sports 1HD from 4.30pm.

Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies makes three changes for the trip after his side's narrow 18-16 victory against Exeter last time out.

Two of the switches come in the forwards, with Huia Edmonds replacing Darren Dawidiuk and Will James coming in for Tom Savage at hooker and lock respectively. Dawidiuk and Savage are named on the bench.

The only other alteration comes at full-back and sees Martyn Thomas replace Rob Cook, who has been suffering with illness over Christmas.