Andy Nicol Still In Glasgow Ranks

Andy Nicol is still in the Glasgow Rugby ranks even though he retired from playing at the end of last season. The former Scotland captain will be the principal figure in Glasgow's Hughenden match hospitality as well as fronting marketing and promotional initiatives."Andy is a high-profile rugby personality, and we"re pleased that he has agreed to stay with us in this role," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "He did us proud in his four seasons as captain, and he"ll be just as effective in his new role off the field."Now that he has retired from playing rugby, Andy has set up his own promotion and travel business."_I"m delighted to continue my association with Glasgow Rugby," Andy said. "I"m moving into an area that I"m excited about, and I"m looking forward to making Hughenden on Friday nights a vibrant place to be."Andy has the distinction of having led Bath to winning the 1998 Heineken Cup tournament. Two years later, after his move back across the border to captain Glasgow, he added to his honours by steering Scotland to victory in the Calcutta Cup match against England at Murrayfield. He played 23 times at scrum half for Scotland as well as being twice called up by the British and Irish Lions for emergency duty, first in New Zealand in 1993 and then in Australia two years ago.Glasgow's first Hughenden match in the revamped Celtic League will be against Cardiff Blues on Friday 5 September (kick-off 7.30pm). For further information about Hughenden hospitality please call Gordon Hood, Glasgow Rugby's sales and marketing executive, on 0141-353 3468 or send an e-mail to glasgowrugby@sru.org.uk."I"m sure Andy's presence will be a strong attraction to our match hospitality," David Jordan added. "Book your places now to avoid disappointment."Andy Nicol is still in the Glasgow Rugby ranks even though he retired from playing at the end of last season. The former Scotland captain will be the principal figure in Glasgow's Hughenden match hospitality as well as fronting marketing and promotional initiatives."Andy is a high-profile rugby personality, and we"re pleased that he has agreed to stay with us in this role," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "He did us proud in his four seasons as captain, and he"ll be just as effective in his new role off the field."Now that he has retired from playing rugby, Andy has set up his own promotion and travel business."_I"m delighted to continue my association with Glasgow Rugby," Andy said. "I"m moving into an area that I"m excited about, and I"m looking forward to making Hughenden on Friday nights a vibrant place to be."Andy has the distinction of having led Bath to winning the 1998 Heineken Cup tournament. Two years later, after his move back across the border to captain Glasgow, he added to his honours by steering Scotland to victory in the Calcutta Cup match against England at Murrayfield. He played 23 times at scrum half for Scotland as well as being twice called up by the British and Irish Lions for emergency duty, first in New Zealand in 1993 and then in Australia two years ago.Glasgow's first Hughenden match in the revamped Celtic League will be against Cardiff Blues on Friday 5 September (kick-off 7.30pm). For further information about Hughenden hospitality please call Gordon Hood, Glasgow Rugby's sales and marketing executive, on 0141-353 3468 or send an e-mail to glasgowrugby@sru.org.uk."I"m sure Andy's presence will be a strong attraction to our match hospitality," David Jordan added. "Book your places now to avoid disappointment."