Barry Irving Returns After Nine Months" Absence

Barry Irvine will return to rugby tomorrow evening after more than nine months" injury absence. Glasgow have included him at stand-off in the back-up team for the match against Scottish Exiles at Hughenden.Irving's last game for the professional team was in the Heineken Cup tie against Montferrand on 13 January at Clermont-Ferrand. Shortly after that a training injury necessitated a knee operation.Six of Glasgow's contracted players, including Irving and Chris Black as half-backs, are in the back-up XV. Another professional player, Alastair Davidson, the Borders" lock, makes a quest appearance among the replacements.Tomorrow's match will kick off at 7.30pm. Glasgow's XV:15 Colin Shaw (Glasgow Hawks)14 Rory Kerr (Glasgow Rugby)13 Ian McInroy (Glasgow Rugby)12 Sam Parlane (Stirling County)11 Graham Thomson (West of Scotland)10 Barry Irving (Glasgow Rugby)9 Chris Black (Glasgow Rugby)1 Gordon Sykes (Ayr)2 A N Other3 Andrew Kelly (Glasgow Rugby)4 Damien Kelly (Ayr)5 Scott McKechnie (Grangemouth)6 Rory McKay (Glasgow Rugby)7 Colin Eadie (Stirling County)8 Eddie Manawaiti (Ayr)Substitutes from:Rod Sieb (Aberdeen GSFP)Jamie Duguid (Dalziel)Colin Gregor (Watsonians)Iain Monaghan (Currie)Richard Maxton (Glasgow Hawks)Alan Brown (Dundee HSFP)Alastair Davidson (Borders)Euan Murray (Glasgow Hawks)Barry Irvine will return to rugby tomorrow evening after more than nine months" injury absence. Glasgow have included him at stand-off in the back-up team for the match against Scottish Exiles at Hughenden.Irving's last game for the professional team was in the Heineken Cup tie against Montferrand on 13 January at Clermont-Ferrand. Shortly after that a training injury necessitated a knee operation.Six of Glasgow's contracted players, including Irving and Chris Black as half-backs, are in the back-up XV. Another professional player, Alastair Davidson, the Borders" lock, makes a quest appearance among the replacements.Tomorrow's match will kick off at 7.30pm. Glasgow's XV:15 Colin Shaw (Glasgow Hawks)14 Rory Kerr (Glasgow Rugby)13 Ian McInroy (Glasgow Rugby)12 Sam Parlane (Stirling County)11 Graham Thomson (West of Scotland)10 Barry Irving (Glasgow Rugby)9 Chris Black (Glasgow Rugby)1 Gordon Sykes (Ayr)2 A N Other3 Andrew Kelly (Glasgow Rugby)4 Damien Kelly (Ayr)5 Scott McKechnie (Grangemouth)6 Rory McKay (Glasgow Rugby)7 Colin Eadie (Stirling County)8 Eddie Manawaiti (Ayr)Substitutes from:Rod Sieb (Aberdeen GSFP)Jamie Duguid (Dalziel)Colin Gregor (Watsonians)Iain Monaghan (Currie)Richard Maxton (Glasgow Hawks)Alan Brown (Dundee HSFP)Alastair Davidson (Borders)Euan Murray (Glasgow Hawks)