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May 31, 2019

Warriors make pre-season plans

Posted by Editor on May 31, 2019 12:30 PM | No comments | Print | E-mail author

Glasgow Warriors will take on Guinness PRO14 rivals Ulster as part of their preparations for the 2019/20 season, with the two sides set to meet in a brace of fixtures ahead of the new campaign.

Belfast's Kingspan Stadium will host the first of the two ties on Saturday 7 September (ko 1.30pm), before the return fixture at Scotstoun seven days later (Saturday 14 September, ko 2.30pm).

The two games will provide Dave Rennie and his coaching team with a valuable opportunity to assess their squad ahead of the new Guinness PRO14 season.

The fixture on Saturday 14 September will be the first pre-season match played at Scotstoun since August 2014, when - despite a brace of tries from Nikola Matawalu and DTH van der Merwe's score - the Warriors found themselves edged out by a single point in a 24-23 defeat to Harlequins.

However, Glasgow's last friendly match at Scotstoun saw them overpower the British Army in a comprehensive 71-0 victory in September 2015, Junior Bulumakau and Scott Cummings each recording two of the 10 Warriors tries on the night.