Gordon Bulloch To Lead Glasgow

Gordon Bulloch, the Scotland hooker, will captain Glasgow in the Celtic League quarter-final against Ulster at Hughenden tomorrow afternoon. It will be the first time he has led the team this season, though he is well experienced in the role.Bulloch takes over the reins again for this vital match as both Andy Nicol, Glasgow's nominated captain, and Jason White are injured. Nicol and White have each led Glasgow into five matches this season. However, Nicol is unavailable because of a calf strain whereas White was concussed while he was playing for Scotland in the Murrayfield international against Fiji on Sunday.Five changes in personnel have been made from the team who started in Glasgow's last outing, when they lost to Edinburgh in the Bank of Scotland Pro Cup match at Meadowbank early this month. Jon Steel resumes on the right wing, Tommy Hayes at inside centre, Graeme Beveridge at scrum half, Nathan Ross at lock, and David Hilton at loose head. Steel and Hayes missed the Edinburgh match because of injury.Ben Daly, Bulloch's deputy as hooker, returns to the squad after an ankle operation. It will be his first appearance in the 22 since he was injured early last month while he was playing for Glasgow's back-up XV against Sanix, the Japanese club.Winners of the Hughenden match will visit Munster or Connacht for a semi-final on the weekend of 3-4 January. Those two Irish provinces meet in their quarter-final tonight in Cork.Tomorrow's match will kick off at 2.45pm. Glasgow's team:15 Stuart Moffat14 Jon Steel13 Andy Henderson12 Tommy Hayes11 Glenn Metcalfe10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge1 David Hilton2 Gordon Bulloch (captain)3 Lee Harrison4 Nathan Ross5 Andy Hall6 Gordon Simpson7 Donnie Macfadyen8 Jon PetrieReplacements:16 Ben Daly17 Cameron Blades18 Rory McKay19 Andrew Wilson20 Chris Black21 Roland Reid22 Alan BullochGordon Bulloch, the Scotland hooker, will captain Glasgow in the Celtic League quarter-final against Ulster at Hughenden tomorrow afternoon. It will be the first time he has led the team this season, though he is well experienced in the role.Bulloch takes over the reins again for this vital match as both Andy Nicol, Glasgow's nominated captain, and Jason White are injured. Nicol and White have each led Glasgow into five matches this season. However, Nicol is unavailable because of a calf strain whereas White was concussed while he was playing for Scotland in the Murrayfield international against Fiji on Sunday.Five changes in personnel have been made from the team who started in Glasgow's last outing, when they lost to Edinburgh in the Bank of Scotland Pro Cup match at Meadowbank early this month. Jon Steel resumes on the right wing, Tommy Hayes at inside centre, Graeme Beveridge at scrum half, Nathan Ross at lock, and David Hilton at loose head. Steel and Hayes missed the Edinburgh match because of injury.Ben Daly, Bulloch's deputy as hooker, returns to the squad after an ankle operation. It will be his first appearance in the 22 since he was injured early last month while he was playing for Glasgow's back-up XV against Sanix, the Japanese club.Winners of the Hughenden match will visit Munster or Connacht for a semi-final on the weekend of 3-4 January. Those two Irish provinces meet in their quarter-final tonight in Cork.Tomorrow's match will kick off at 2.45pm. Glasgow's team:15 Stuart Moffat14 Jon Steel13 Andy Henderson12 Tommy Hayes11 Glenn Metcalfe10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge1 David Hilton2 Gordon Bulloch (captain)3 Lee Harrison4 Nathan Ross5 Andy Hall6 Gordon Simpson7 Donnie Macfadyen8 Jon PetrieReplacements:16 Ben Daly17 Cameron Blades18 Rory McKay19 Andrew Wilson20 Chris Black21 Roland Reid22 Alan Bulloch