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October 04, 2005

Warriors help out at coaching sessions

Posted by Editor on October 4, 2005 10:22 AM | One comment | Print | E-mail author

Graeme Beveridge is helping out at East Kilbride
Players from the Glasgow Warriors squad will be imparting their experience to local BT Premiership clubs on Tuesday evening (4 October) as they assist in the clubs' coaching sessions.

Whether in general back play or specifics such as scrummaging techniques and line-outs, the Warriors players have been allocated to each session depending on which areas the club coaches would like to work on.

Warriors head coach Hugh Campbell said: "We contacted all the Glasgow district clubs in the premiership to offer coaching assistance from our players. We're delighted to assist in developing the game at all levels in our district and not only will it help the clubs but will also give our own players valuable coaching experience and help develop their leadership skills."

Kenny Murray, head coach of BT Premier Two club Cartha Queens Park, said: "I think it's an excellent initiative. To have input at our session from guys who are playing at the professional level will be great for our players, especially given that we can get specific help on the areas we'd like to concentrate on most. Seeing the different levels of the game working together is really encouraging for rugby in Glasgow."

CLUB - COACHING AREA - WARRIORS PLAYERS

Ayr
Scrummaging and backs
Kevin Tkachuk, Sam Pinder, Iain Kennedy, Lloyd Campbell McBride

Cambuslang
Front row and back row
Graeme Morrison, Stevie Swindall, Fergus Thomson

Cartha Queens Park
Clearing out skills, ball on ground
Donnie Macfadyen, John Barclay, Tim Barker

East Kilbride
Scoring zone, decision making, building & creating opportunity
Graeme Beveridge, Scott Barrow, Mike Roberts

Hamilton
Scrummaging and front row
Euan Murray and Stuart Corsar

Hillhead/Jordanhill
Defence, attack and running lines
Colin Shaw, Scott Forrest, Hefin O'Hare

Stirling County
Rucking, contact skills, back play
Gregor Hayter, John Beattie, Colin Gregor

West Of Scotland
Line-outs, goal kicking.
Graydon Staniforth, Dan Turner, James Eddie

Comments
Posted by McDruid on October 4, 2005 11:02 AM | Reply to this comment

Does this mean that Scott Forrest and Iain Kennedy, who are apprentice players and still, therefore, registered with their club, will not be available for their club's training on Tuesday because Glasgow Ws have sent them to help other clubs? If so, that is absurd!

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