Howarth Returns To Face Sharks

Glasgow recall Calvin Howarth for the Heineken Cup match against Sale Sharks tomorrow at Hughenden. The stand-off has recovered from the hamstring injury which forced him to miss the Stradey Park match that Glasgow lost to Llanelli on Saturday.Howarth's return allows Glasgow to switch back to what has become their regular midfield formation, with Tommy Hayes reverting to inside centre. Andrew Henderson drops to the replacements" bench.Glasgow's one other change after the Heineken defeat at Llanelli is also among the backs. Michael Bartlett, a second-half substitute last week, returns to the starting line-up on the right wing, replacing Jon Steel, who has an ankle injury.Tomorrow's match will be hundredth that Jon Petrie has played for Glasgow. The No.8 is only the third player to reach three figures in Glasgow appearances, following Hayes, who has scored 1144 points in his 114 games, and Gordon McIlwham, who is now playing club rugby in France with Bordeaux-Begles.Glasgow need to beat Sale to keep their Heineken hopes alive. The Sharks, like Glasgow, lost their opening cup-tie last weekend, falling to Bourgoin-Jailleau by 18-24.Kick-off tomorrow will be at 7.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Stuart Moffat14 Michael Bartlett13 Alan Bulloch12 Tommy Hayes11 Glenn Metcalfe10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge 1 Cameron Blades2 Gordon Bulloch3 Lee Harrison4 Andrew Hall5 Jason White (captain)6 Andrew Wilson7 Donnie Macfadyen8 Jon PetrieSubstitutes:16 Fergus Thomson17 David Hilton18 Nathan Ross19 Rory McKay20 Andy Nicol21 Andrew Henderson22 Rory KerrGlasgow recall Calvin Howarth for the Heineken Cup match against Sale Sharks tomorrow at Hughenden. The stand-off has recovered from the hamstring injury which forced him to miss the Stradey Park match that Glasgow lost to Llanelli on Saturday.Howarth's return allows Glasgow to switch back to what has become their regular midfield formation, with Tommy Hayes reverting to inside centre. Andrew Henderson drops to the replacements" bench.Glasgow's one other change after the Heineken defeat at Llanelli is also among the backs. Michael Bartlett, a second-half substitute last week, returns to the starting line-up on the right wing, replacing Jon Steel, who has an ankle injury.Tomorrow's match will be hundredth that Jon Petrie has played for Glasgow. The No.8 is only the third player to reach three figures in Glasgow appearances, following Hayes, who has scored 1144 points in his 114 games, and Gordon McIlwham, who is now playing club rugby in France with Bordeaux-Begles.Glasgow need to beat Sale to keep their Heineken hopes alive. The Sharks, like Glasgow, lost their opening cup-tie last weekend, falling to Bourgoin-Jailleau by 18-24.Kick-off tomorrow will be at 7.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Stuart Moffat14 Michael Bartlett13 Alan Bulloch12 Tommy Hayes11 Glenn Metcalfe10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge 1 Cameron Blades2 Gordon Bulloch3 Lee Harrison4 Andrew Hall5 Jason White (captain)6 Andrew Wilson7 Donnie Macfadyen8 Jon PetrieSubstitutes:16 Fergus Thomson17 David Hilton18 Nathan Ross19 Rory McKay20 Andy Nicol21 Andrew Henderson22 Rory Kerr