Gray in line for 50th appearance
Richie Gray will make his 50th appearance in a Glasgow Warriors jersey should he come off the bench against the Scarlets this weekend, after being named amongst the replacements for the club’s first home game of the 2020/21 season.
has made three changes to his starting XV for Sunday night’s fixture, which
will be played behind closed doors at Scotstoun.
Fagerson makes his first start of the new campaign after missing last weekend’s
trip to Galway, lining up alongside Oli Kebble and co-captain Fraser Brown in
room is unchanged from round one, meaning Rob Harley and Scott Cummings
continue their partnership for a third successive match.
Ryan Wilson and
Matt Fagerson retain their spots in the back-row, with Tom Gordon coming into
the side to start on the openside.
half-backs comprise of Ali Price and Adam Hastings once more, as the pair look
to dictate play under the Scotstoun floodlights.
scoring the club’s first try of the 2020/21 season, Nick Grigg continues
alongside Stafford McDowall in the centres.
try-scorers Tommy Seymour and Huw Jones – maker of more metres than any other
player in round one – are likewise retained in the starting lineup, as Ratu
Tagive is promoted from the bench to start on the wing.
rotates to the bench for Sunday’s clash after playing the full 80 minutes last
weekend, joining George Turner and Aki Seiuli as the front-row replacements.
Chris Fusaro will provide vast experience if called upon from the bench, with
Gray completing the contingent of forward cover.
Pete Horne once again start in the 21 and 22 jerseys respectively, as Flying
Fijian Niko Matawalu comes into the matchday squad for the first time this
glasgowwarriors.org, Head Coach Danny Wilson said: “It’s great to welcome back
Tom and Zander back into the starting line-up.
completed their isolation protocols and are eager to play.
like to play a similar style of attacking rugby to ourselves, and with both
sides looking to make amends from last weekend it should make for an
really excited to get back out playing at Scotstoun after such a long time
Warriors team to play Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14, Sunday 11 October,
kick-off 5.15pm, live on Premier Sports 1. You can follow the action in the
Live Match Centre on glasgowwarriors.org. Glasgow Warriors appearances in
2. Fraser Brown (C) (101)
3. Zander Fagerson (93)
4. Rob Harley (233)
5. Scott Cummings (71)
6. Ryan Wilson (170)
7. Tom Gordon (19)
8. Matt Fagerson (64)
9. Ali Price
10. Adam Hastings (45)
11. Ratu Tagive (14)
12. Stafford McDowall (22)
13. Nick Grigg (72)
14. Tommy Seymour (145)
15. Huw Jones (38)
16. George Turner
17. Aki Seiuli (12)
18. D’arcy Rae (72)
19. Richie Gray (49)
20. Chris Fusaro (180)
21. George Horne (58)
22. Pete Horne (172)
23. Niko Matawalu (128)
for selection: Sam
Johnson, Lee Jones, Sean Kennedy, Kyle Steyn.