Glasgow Warm Up Against Newcastle And Gloucester

Glasgow are to play two Zurich Premiership clubs, Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons, in warm-up games next month before the start of the Celtic League.Newcastle will be Hughenden visitors on Friday 22 August. Eight days earlier, on Thursday 14 August, Glasgow will be at Kingsholm to play Gloucester. It is a prestigious fixture for Glasgow to be invited to take on the West Country club who finished at the top of the Premiership table last season, 15 points clear of the field, but lost to London Wasps in the championship play-off final.It will be Glasgow's first match against Gloucester. Glasgow have met Newcastle once before, also in a warm-up match, two years ago at Kingston Park.Two weeks after the Newcastle game Glasgow will open their Celtic League campaign with a Hughenden match against Cardiff Blues. It will be a rematch of the league's opening weekend last season, when Glasgow won 44-35 at The Arms Park.Glasgow are to play two Zurich Premiership clubs, Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons, in warm-up games next month before the start of the Celtic League.Newcastle will be Hughenden visitors on Friday 22 August. Eight days earlier, on Thursday 14 August, Glasgow will be at Kingsholm to play Gloucester. It is a prestigious fixture for Glasgow to be invited to take on the West Country club who finished at the top of the Premiership table last season, 15 points clear of the field, but lost to London Wasps in the championship play-off final.It will be Glasgow's first match against Gloucester. Glasgow have met Newcastle once before, also in a warm-up match, two years ago at Kingston Park.Two weeks after the Newcastle game Glasgow will open their Celtic League campaign with a Hughenden match against Cardiff Blues. It will be a rematch of the league's opening weekend last season, when Glasgow won 44-35 at The Arms Park.