Andy Nicol Returns To Lead Glasgow

Two Scotland international backs, Andy Nicol and Jonathan Steel, return to the Glasgow XV for the vital Celtic League match against Llanelli at Hughenden tomorrow. So does Cameron Blades, Glasgow's Australian international prop forward.Nicol takes over at scrum half from Graeme Beveridge as well as resuming as captain instead of Gordon Bulloch, who led Glasgow to a 58-22 win over Ebbw Vale on Tuesday. Steel returns on the right wing in a recast threequarter line, with James McLaren switching in to outside centre and Andy Henderson to inside centre to the exclusion of Jon Stuart. Blades, who played as a second-half replacement against Ebbw Vale, replaces David Hilton at loose head.Nicol missed the Ebbw Vale match because of a thigh strain whereas Steel resumes after two weeks" absence with a hamstring injury. However, Roland Reid, Donnie Macfadyen, Nathan Ross, and Steve Griffiths are among those still unavailable because of injury.Glasgow have to beat Llanelli to be sure of a place in the quarter-finals. Victory should also keep Glasgow in the lead in the Welsh/Scottish League.Before the match a minute's silence will be observed in memory of those killed in the terrorist attacks in the United States on Tuesday. The match will kick off at 7.30pm.Glasgow's team:15 Glenn Metcalfe; 14 Jonathan Steel, 13 James McLaren, 12 Andy Henderson, 11 Rory Kerr; 10 Tommy Hayes, 9 Andy Nicol (captain); 1 Cameron Blades, 2 Gordon Bulloch, 3 Lee Harrison, 4 Andy Hall, 5 Jason White, 6 Gordon Simpson, 7 Gareth Flockhart, 8 Jon Petrie.Replacements - 16 Gavin Scott, 17 David Hilton, 18 Colin Stewart, 19 Rory McKay, 20 Graeme Beveridge, 21 Barry Irving, 22 Jon Stuart.Two Scotland international backs, Andy Nicol and Jonathan Steel, return to the Glasgow XV for the vital Celtic League match against Llanelli at Hughenden tomorrow. So does Cameron Blades, Glasgow's Australian international prop forward.Nicol takes over at scrum half from Graeme Beveridge as well as resuming as captain instead of Gordon Bulloch, who led Glasgow to a 58-22 win over Ebbw Vale on Tuesday. Steel returns on the right wing in a recast threequarter line, with James McLaren switching in to outside centre and Andy Henderson to inside centre to the exclusion of Jon Stuart. Blades, who played as a second-half replacement against Ebbw Vale, replaces David Hilton at loose head.Nicol missed the Ebbw Vale match because of a thigh strain whereas Steel resumes after two weeks" absence with a hamstring injury. However, Roland Reid, Donnie Macfadyen, Nathan Ross, and Steve Griffiths are among those still unavailable because of injury.Glasgow have to beat Llanelli to be sure of a place in the quarter-finals. Victory should also keep Glasgow in the lead in the Welsh/Scottish League.Before the match a minute's silence will be observed in memory of those killed in the terrorist attacks in the United States on Tuesday. The match will kick off at 7.30pm.Glasgow's team:15 Glenn Metcalfe; 14 Jonathan Steel, 13 James McLaren, 12 Andy Henderson, 11 Rory Kerr; 10 Tommy Hayes, 9 Andy Nicol (captain); 1 Cameron Blades, 2 Gordon Bulloch, 3 Lee Harrison, 4 Andy Hall, 5 Jason White, 6 Gordon Simpson, 7 Gareth Flockhart, 8 Jon Petrie.Replacements - 16 Gavin Scott, 17 David Hilton, 18 Colin Stewart, 19 Rory McKay, 20 Graeme Beveridge, 21 Barry Irving, 22 Jon Stuart.