Glasgow Hopeful Tommy Hayes Will Be Fit

Glasgow are hopeful that Tommy Hayes will be fit to play in the Heineken Cup match against Bourgoin at Stade Pierre Rajon on Sunday. The stand-off injured a leg during Glasgow's Celtic League quarter-final against Ulster at Hughenden on Saturday, but he has been recovering well during the past week.Kiwi Searancke, Glasgow's coach, is more than hopeful that Hayes will be fit by Sunday. However, he named only a squad of 24 today for the visit to France.'tommy took a knock on a leg. It affected a nerve, and these injuries take time to settle down," the coach explained. "We wanted to give him as long as possible."Glasgow's team will be named on Saturday afternoon, and it is expected to be close to the XV who started against Ulster. However, one change has definitely been made, with Andrew Wilson starting as open-side flanker in place of Donnie Macfadyen.Two wings, Michael Bartlett and Rory Kerr, make up the 24 along with the 22 who were on duty for the match against Ulster. One of those wings would be slotted into Glasgow's 22 for Sunday's match if Hayes were not to have recovered in time.Glasgow's squad fly over to Lyon tomorrow [Friday 6 December], and they are in confident mood despite defeat by Ulster on Saturday. 'they"ve picked themselves up well," the coach remarked today.Sunday's match will kick off at 3.00pm (French time). Glasgow's squad:Backs:Michael BartlettGraeme BeveridgeChris BlackAlan BullochTommy HayesAndrew HendersonCalvin HowarthRory KerrGlenn MetcalfeStuart MoffatRoland ReidJon SteelForwards:Cameron BladesGordon BullochBen DalyAndy HallLee HarrisonDavid HiltonDonnie MacfadyenRory McKayNathan RossJon PetrieGordon SimpsonAndrew WilsonGlasgow are hopeful that Tommy Hayes will be fit to play in the Heineken Cup match against Bourgoin at Stade Pierre Rajon on Sunday. The stand-off injured a leg during Glasgow's Celtic League quarter-final against Ulster at Hughenden on Saturday, but he has been recovering well during the past week.Kiwi Searancke, Glasgow's coach, is more than hopeful that Hayes will be fit by Sunday. However, he named only a squad of 24 today for the visit to France.'tommy took a knock on a leg. It affected a nerve, and these injuries take time to settle down," the coach explained. "We wanted to give him as long as possible."Glasgow's team will be named on Saturday afternoon, and it is expected to be close to the XV who started against Ulster. However, one change has definitely been made, with Andrew Wilson starting as open-side flanker in place of Donnie Macfadyen.Two wings, Michael Bartlett and Rory Kerr, make up the 24 along with the 22 who were on duty for the match against Ulster. One of those wings would be slotted into Glasgow's 22 for Sunday's match if Hayes were not to have recovered in time.Glasgow's squad fly over to Lyon tomorrow [Friday 6 December], and they are in confident mood despite defeat by Ulster on Saturday. 'they"ve picked themselves up well," the coach remarked today.Sunday's match will kick off at 3.00pm (French time). Glasgow's squad:Backs:Michael BartlettGraeme BeveridgeChris BlackAlan BullochTommy HayesAndrew HendersonCalvin HowarthRory KerrGlenn MetcalfeStuart MoffatRoland ReidJon SteelForwards:Cameron BladesGordon BullochBen DalyAndy HallLee HarrisonDavid HiltonDonnie MacfadyenRory McKayNathan RossJon PetrieGordon SimpsonAndrew Wilson