August Warrior of the Month shortlist revealed

August Warrior of the Month shortlist revealed

Four Scotland internationals have been nominated for the McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month award for August, the final prize for the 2019/20 season.

The quartet
were shortlisted by Head Coach Danny Wilson and his coaching staff, after
Glasgow Warriors returned to action following the COVID-19 enforced suspension
of the Guinness PRO14.

A defeat
against Edinburgh at BT Murrayfield was rectified by last Friday’s 15-3 victory
over the capital side, as the Warriors closed out the campaign in winning

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can cast their vote via the official Glasgow Warriors Twitter account, with the
poll closing at
5pm on Wednesday.

The nominees

Fraser Brown

After being
named as one of the club’s co-captains for the conclusion of 2019/20 and the
2020/21 campaign, 31-year-old Brown returned to rugby in style during the month
of August.

The hooker
made his 100
th appearance for Glasgow Warriors in the final match of
the season, leading his team to victory over their cross-country rivals with a
player of the match winning display.

Brown also
touched down for a try under the Friday night lights, becoming the first
Warrior in a decade to captain the side, score and claim the player of the
match award in the same match.


The winner
of January’s Warrior of the Month award, tight-head Fagerson continued his
excellent run of form during the 2019/20 campaign.

scrummaging prowess caused the Edinburgh front-row all manner of problems
across both matches, earning a series of scrum penalties from the respective
match officials.

Fagerson was
also in powerful form in the loose, only being denied a try in Friday’s victory
by the TMO after a signature blockbusting carry from close range.


August saw
the club’s most-capped player once again demonstrate his versatility in Glasgow
colours, as Harley added two more appearances to his record tally.

The former
West of Scotland man lined up on the blindside flank for the first match of the
double-header, finishing with a 100% tackle success rate in an impressive
defensive display.

He then
packed down in the second-row six days later to help Glasgow claim victory,
disrupting the Edinburgh set-piece at every opportunity to help his side claim

Ali Price

Price returned to rugby in eye-catching form in the August double-header, as
the 27-year-old provided his usual spark around the breakdown.

A starting
berth in the opening match against Edinburgh saw him keep the tempo high
throughout his time on the pitch, helping his team to a half-time lead at BT

Price then
made an instant impact off the bench in the reverse fixture, his quick tap and
break from inside his own 22 setting up the field position for Ratu Tagive’s
second-half score.

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