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January 30, 2004

Metcalfe and Naufahu back for Glasgow

Posted by Editor on January 30, 2004 03:34 PM | No comments | Print | E-mail author

Joe Naufahu has missed most the season due to a knee injury
Glenn Metcalfe and Joe Naufahu return to rugby on Monday evening after long absences with knee injuries. Glasgow have included the players in the back-up XV for the match against Scotland U21s at Murrayfield (ko 7.00pm).

Making up the Glasgow team on Monday, seven professionals are joined by eight players from Edinburgh and Caledonia clubs. The match has been arranged to give the national under-21 a warm-up before their Six Nations programme begins against Wales at Bridgend two weeks today.

Three contenders for Scotlandís under-21 pack are in the Glasgow squad for Monday Ė John Stewart from Stirling County, Ian Dryburgh and Danny Wright from Watsonians. Stewart and Dryburgh will make up Glasgow's second row, and Wright is among the reserves. Stewart and Wright have already played for national age-group teams against New Zealand Youth this season whereas Dryburgh and Wright were in the Scotland squad in the under-19 world championship in France last year.

15 Glenn Metcalfe (captain)
14 David Millard
13 David Arneil (Heriotís FP)
12 Joe Naufahu
11 Rory Couper (Boroughmuir)
10 Colin Gregor (Watsonians)
9 Sam Pinder

1 Mark Thomson (Kirkcaldy)
2 Simon Gunn
3 Chris Sinclair (Heriotís)
4 John Stewart (Stirling County)
5 Ian Dryburgh (Watsonians)
6 Roland Reid
7 Andrew Wilson
8 Jamie Syme (Heriotís)

Reserves Ė
Alan Bulloch
Kenny Sinclair
Paul Dearlove
Olly Brown (Boroughmuir)
Danny Wright (Watsonians)
Matt Proudfoot


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