Tributes to a club legend, a free-flowing Reloaded and a trip or two down Memory Lane - catch up with everything happening around the club with the latest Weekend Update
Jackson calls time
He’s enjoyed two spells at the Warriors, made 163 appearances for the club and has 499 points to his name. It’s not been a bad career for Ruaridh Jackson, who today announced that he’ll be hanging up his boots at the end of the 2019/20 season.
? | @ruaridh_jackson will be hanging up his boots at the end of the 2019/20 season, after 163 appearances and 499 points across two spells with Glasgow Warriors.#OnceAWarriorAlwaysAWarrior
— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) May 18, 2020
It is not the fairytale ending I may have dreamt about, but I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has been part of my 14-year. I have achieved more than I could ever have dreamed of, but it is now time to… https://t.co/7B8M6Ydi38
— Ruaridh Jackson (@ruaridh_jackson) May 18, 2020
5⃣th on the club’s all-time points charts
? Club legend
All the best to Ruaridh Jackson, who has today announced his retirement from rugby.
L: “Sorry, what now? Say it isn’t so!”
Ruaridh, you (and your hairdos!) will be sorely missed, but we send our very best wishes for all the adventures ahead, whatever they may be. Here’s to the next exciting chapter ? pic.twitter.com/1THH4Tbx1r
— Ruth Scott (@Ruth__Scott) May 18, 2020
Good luck in the next challenge Ruaridh! Thanks for the memories!
— Doug L (@dougl84) May 18, 2020
Best of luck to @ruaridh_jackson Fantastic player over the years for @GlasgowWarriors Look forward to seeing what future ventures bring ?? https://t.co/0aFF1W1VLp
— Emma Dodds (@Sports_EmmaD) May 18, 2020
It was the match that saw Niko Matawalu join the list of Glasgow Warriors centurions, and the Fijian produced a performance befitting of the occasion – the Warrior Nation re-lived 2018’s six-try victory over Cardiff Blues in the latest instalment of Warriors Reloaded…
FULL TIME | Glasgow Warriors secure the victory in style, as Dave Rennie’s men run in six tries to claim a 40-15 win over Cardiff Blues!
REPORT | Niko Matawalu marked his 100th appearance in a Glasgow Warriors shirt in style, scoring a brace of tries in his side’s convincing 40-15 win over Cardiff Blues at Scotstoun.
And we’re off! Ashe to Jackson and back to Ashe for Glasgow’s first try of the match.
?️ NIKO, NIKO!
Niko Matawalu intercepts and runs the length for his second try of the night!
? A 6⃣ try victory and appearance number ? for Niko marked in style.
Thanks for joining us for another #WarriorsReloaded – we’ll leave you with some of the best snapshots from the match itself.
Warrior of the Month revealed
It was a shortlist containing dozens of worthy winners, but there could only be one – café owner Ed Avdiasi became the McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month for April, after being nominated for his inspirational work within the West End community.
100% deserved, great work Ed ?
— Andy Sime (@andy_sime) May 15, 2020
Well Done sir
And thank you for my Honourable Mention
Wee surprise as didn’t know my daughter had nominated me ??
— ShanE (@ShanMurray11) May 15, 2020
Supporters have also been reminiscing about seasons gone by in recent days – the 10-year anniversary of Glasgow’s inaugural appearance in the playoffs and 2019’s half-century against Ulster both had the Warrior Nation sharing their stories…
#OnThisDay ? years ago, Glasgow Warriors took on the Ospreys in the club’s first-ever semi-final.@topofthemoonGW reflects on how defeat a decade ago laid the foundations for what was to follow…https://t.co/Ph1XWkIKMT
— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) May 14, 2020
?Who’s ready for another #FlashbackFriday?
Was the evening of my 50th birthday – best rugby ever seen a Scots team play
— David Smart (@way_ahead) May 15, 2020
#OnThisDay last year. Glasgow Warriors booked their place in the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 Final in emphatic fashion, racking up a half-century of points in a 50-20 victory over Ulster ⚔️? pic.twitter.com/orxkeJCmyi
— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) May 17, 2020
Hit or Miss
They’re two highly-rated young Scottish talents, but what were Stafford McDowall and Kiran McDonald in the mood for when it comes to cheat meals? The pair played Hit or Miss to let you find out for yourselves!
? Partial to pizza?
? Suckers for sushi?
? Crazy for chocolate?
Have you caught the latest episode of Warriors Weekly yet?
If not, follow the link below to hear club record points-scorer Dan Parks chat to Duncan and Craig about his time with the club!
? #WarriorsWeekly | Glasgow Warriors all-time leading points scorer Dan Parks joined us on Warriors Weekly last week.