Glasgow On Road To Wales Again

Glasgow will be on the road again for another Welsh/Scottish League game at the weekend. The Saturday afternoon match will be against Pontypridd at Sardis Road.Pontypridd and Glasgow are currently level in the league table on 15 points, 12 behind the top two, Newport and Llanelli. Glasgow, however, have games in hand, having played just eight league matches. Llanelli have played 13, Pontypridd 12, and Newport 11.It will mean an exciting finale to Glasgow's league programme, especially if they can record their first Sardis Road win. The last time the two met - at Hughenden in August - Glasgow won 59-14, a result that counted for both the Welsh/Scottish League and the Celtic League. Indeed, it was the start of the comeback surge that promoted Glasgow to the Celtic League's knock-out stage.Glasgow scored nine tries that evening at Hughenden, three of them by Roland Reid on the left wing. Tommy Hayes kicked seven conversions as well as scoring a try.Since then Pontypridd have gone on to qualify for the Parker Pen Shield quarter-finals "We realise that Pontypridd have had a good run in the European shield," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "But we"ve already had a substantial victory against them in the league this season."Glasgow are hoping for better weather than they encountered at Sardis Road in November last season. A fierce storm forced the match to be abandoned at half-time with Glasgow leading 21-14.South Wales has recently been swamped by heavy rain. However, the forecast is for a marked improvement in midweek.Glasgow's team is expected to be named on Thursday. The kick-off on Saturday will be at 2.30pm.Glasgow will be on the road again for another Welsh/Scottish League game at the weekend. The Saturday afternoon match will be against Pontypridd at Sardis Road.Pontypridd and Glasgow are currently level in the league table on 15 points, 12 behind the top two, Newport and Llanelli. Glasgow, however, have games in hand, having played just eight league matches. Llanelli have played 13, Pontypridd 12, and Newport 11.It will mean an exciting finale to Glasgow's league programme, especially if they can record their first Sardis Road win. The last time the two met - at Hughenden in August - Glasgow won 59-14, a result that counted for both the Welsh/Scottish League and the Celtic League. Indeed, it was the start of the comeback surge that promoted Glasgow to the Celtic League's knock-out stage.Glasgow scored nine tries that evening at Hughenden, three of them by Roland Reid on the left wing. Tommy Hayes kicked seven conversions as well as scoring a try.Since then Pontypridd have gone on to qualify for the Parker Pen Shield quarter-finals "We realise that Pontypridd have had a good run in the European shield," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "But we"ve already had a substantial victory against them in the league this season."Glasgow are hoping for better weather than they encountered at Sardis Road in November last season. A fierce storm forced the match to be abandoned at half-time with Glasgow leading 21-14.South Wales has recently been swamped by heavy rain. However, the forecast is for a marked improvement in midweek.Glasgow's team is expected to be named on Thursday. The kick-off on Saturday will be at 2.30pm.