Glasgow'S Home Tie Against Munster

Glasgow have drawn a highly attractive, though challenging home tie in the Celtic Cup in two weeks" time. Munster, holders of the Celtic League trophy, will be the visitors to Hughenden on Friday 3 October in the quarter-final round of the new knock-out competition.It is a challenge that appealed to Glasgow from the minute the draw was announced this evening. "We had been hoping for a home draw, and that is what we"ve got," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said. "Of course, it will be demanding match against the current league champions, but we"re already looking forward to it."Glasgow qualified for the last eight with an away win against Celtic Warriors by 19-9 last night. "Our victory at Bridgend proved we have their ability to rise to the challenge, whatever the opposition," the chief executive added.It will be the first time that Glasgow and Munster have meet in Celtic competition.Scottish rugby's other quarter-finals, Edinburgh, also have a home draw. Their opponents will be Cardiff Blues at Meadowbank on Saturday 4 October. The full draw is:Friday 3 OctoberUlster v Leinster Lions (7.35)Llanelli Scarlets v Connacht (7.05)Glasgow v Munster (7.30)Saturday 4 OctoberEdinburgh v Cardiff Blues (5.30)Edinburgh had a bye through to the quarter-finals, as did Munster, Ulster, and Cardiff. Connacht and Leinster, like Glasgow, qualified with victories last night, and they were joined by Llanelli in the last eight this evening, the Stradey Park winning at home by 40-6 against Gwent Dragons.Semi-finals will be played on Friday 14 November, with the final following on Saturday 20 December.Glasgow have drawn a highly attractive, though challenging home tie in the Celtic Cup in two weeks" time. Munster, holders of the Celtic League trophy, will be the visitors to Hughenden on Friday 3 October in the quarter-final round of the new knock-out competition.It is a challenge that appealed to Glasgow from the minute the draw was announced this evening. "We had been hoping for a home draw, and that is what we"ve got," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said. "Of course, it will be demanding match against the current league champions, but we"re already looking forward to it."Glasgow qualified for the last eight with an away win against Celtic Warriors by 19-9 last night. "Our victory at Bridgend proved we have their ability to rise to the challenge, whatever the opposition," the chief executive added.It will be the first time that Glasgow and Munster have meet in Celtic competition.Scottish rugby's other quarter-finals, Edinburgh, also have a home draw. Their opponents will be Cardiff Blues at Meadowbank on Saturday 4 October. The full draw is:Friday 3 OctoberUlster v Leinster Lions (7.35)Llanelli Scarlets v Connacht (7.05)Glasgow v Munster (7.30)Saturday 4 OctoberEdinburgh v Cardiff Blues (5.30)Edinburgh had a bye through to the quarter-finals, as did Munster, Ulster, and Cardiff. Connacht and Leinster, like Glasgow, qualified with victories last night, and they were joined by Llanelli in the last eight this evening, the Stradey Park winning at home by 40-6 against Gwent Dragons.Semi-finals will be played on Friday 14 November, with the final following on Saturday 20 December.