November Warrior of the Month shortlist confirmed
A quartet of Glasgow Warriors have been nominated for the McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month award for November, following an eventful month for Dave Rennie’s men.
Scotstoun side opened the month in style, running in an unanswered half-century
in front of the Warrior Nation to defeat the Southern Kings and claiming a
second consecutive try bonus-point victory by getting the better of Zebre in
Heineken Champions Cup win over Sale Sharks at Scotstoun was followed by defeat
away to Exeter Chiefs, before returning to Guinness PRO14 action in last
weekend’s loss to Leinster.
nominated players were shortlisted by Rennie and his coaching staff based on
their respective performances across the course of the month, with the Warrior
Nation to decide on the winner.
can vote for their McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month for November
until 7pm on Thursday via the official club Twitter account.
It’s been an
eventful month for 30-year-old hooker Brown, who signed a three-year contract
extension with the club ahead of the match with Sale Sharks.
pitch, the Scotland international caught the eye with a robust defensive
performance against Zebre in Parma as he made his return to club duty following
the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
made a nuisance of himself in defence against Sale Sharks in the club’s
Heineken Champions Cup opener, helping the Warriors to a hard-fought 13-7
victory in front of the Scotstoun faithful.
prop Fagerson has made a barnstorming return to Warriors action following his
efforts in Japan, bringing his trademark dynamism with ball-in-hand to
proceedings in both the Guinness PRO14 and Heineken Champions Cup.
23-year-old marked his return to Scotstoun with a try against the Southern
Kings, the match marking the first time in the club’s professional history that
all three members of the starting front-row crossed the whitewash.
then produced a sterling defensive shift against Sale Sharks, playing the full
80 minutes to help his side see off their English opponents.
try scoring exploits against Russia in the World Cup, livewire scrum-half Horne
picked up where he left off on his return to a Warriors jersey.
Howe of Fife man crossed twice in the 31-7 win away to Zebre, following up a
quickly taken tap and go by applying the finishing touch to a set-play for his
second score of the game.
played a key role in the win over Sale at Scotstoun, helping to control
proceedings from the base of the ruck in his side’s narrow win.
Hastings made an eye-catching return to Warriors colours in November, starting
in four of the club’s five matches over the course of the month.
showing against the Kings was followed by a man-of-the-match performance away
to Zebre, including one try and providing the try-scoring pass for Ratu
consecutive man-of-the-match followed against Sale Sharks, as Hastings steered
his side to an opening victory in the Heineken Champions Cup.