Gow starts with Gillespie on the benchJohn Ward has made one change to the side that lost to Chesterfield last weekend.
New loan signing Alan Gow, who joined the club yesterday, takes his place in the starting line up.
Steven Gillespie, who also joined the club this week, starts on the bench as he is not fully match fit. Matt Harrold misses out as he is not fit.
Seanan Clucas has also returned to squad following his injury, and takes a spot on the bench.
Rovers: Steve Mildenhall, Michael Smith, Tom Parkes, Mark McChrystal, Lee Brown, Tom Lockyer, Ollie Clarke, John-Joe O’Toole, Alan Gow, Chris Beardsley, Kaid Mohamed.
Substitutes: Conor Gough, Pat Keary, David Clarkson, Ollie Norburn, Ellis Harrison, Steven Gillespie, Seanan Clucas
Oxford United: Ryan Clarke, Matt Bevans, David Hunt, Johnny Mullins, Tom Newey, Nicky Wroe, Danny Rose, Josh Ruffels, Deane Smalley, Dave Kitson, James Constable
Substitutes: Jon Henly, Alfie Potter, Scott Davies, Tyrone March, David Connolly, Sam Long, Callum O'Dowda.