Record-Breaking Game For Alan Bulloch

Alan Bulloch will pass a Glasgow milestone in the Celtic League match against Connacht at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday. It will be his 122nd game for Glasgow, passing the record set by Tommy Hayes between 1998 and his departure at the end of last season.Bulloch's tally of appearances also runs from 1998, the start of Glasgow's current format. In addition, before that, he had played 15 games for Glasgow's district team.Bulloch, who has scored three tries in Glasgow's past two matches, is in an unchanged team after the 27-25 victory against Ulster at Hughenden last Friday. The coaches" decision to stay with that starting XV from the game against the league leaders means no place for either Dan Parks, Glasgow's newest international player, or Andy Hall. Both of them will be on the replacements" bench.Parks has been released from the national squad for the Galway game. "We would like to have considered including Dan in the XV," Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's coach, said this morning. "But he hasn't been with us for a couple of weeks, and he wasn't available for our main session yesterday."Hall missed last week's win against Ulster because of a one-match ban, the lock forward's penalty for accumulating three yellow cards in Celtic competition this season. Joe Beardshaw, who deputised for Hall last week, remains as Nathan Ross's second-row partner.Saturday's match will kick off at 2.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Glenn Metcalfe14 Rory Kerr13 Graeme Morrison12 Alan Bulloch11 Sean Lamont10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge1 Euan Murray2 Scott Lawson3 Andrew Kelly4 Joe Beardshaw5 Nathan Ross6 Paul Dearlove8 Jon Petrie (captain)7 Donnie MacfadyenSubstitutes:16 Simon Gunn17 Lee Harrison18 Andrew Hall19 Roland Reid20 Sam Pinder21 Dan Parks22 David MillardGLASGOW PLAYERS RELEASED FOR CLUB DUTYJoe Naufahu's rehabilitation after a long injury absence will continue on Saturday as Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's coach, has made him available for Kirkcaldy's Premier Two match against Kelso at Poynder Park.The centre damaged a knee during Glasgow's opening Celtic League match against Cardiff in September. Since then his only appearance in Glasgow colours was in the development XV who beat the Scotland under-21 team in the youngsters" pre-international warm-up at Murrayfield earlier this month.Two other Glasgow players are available for club duty on Saturday - Jon Steel for Ayr (against Melrose at the Greenyards) and Andrew Wilson (for Aberdeen Grammar at home to Boroughmuir).Alan Bulloch will pass a Glasgow milestone in the Celtic League match against Connacht at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday. It will be his 122nd game for Glasgow, passing the record set by Tommy Hayes between 1998 and his departure at the end of last season.Bulloch's tally of appearances also runs from 1998, the start of Glasgow's current format. In addition, before that, he had played 15 games for Glasgow's district team.Bulloch, who has scored three tries in Glasgow's past two matches, is in an unchanged team after the 27-25 victory against Ulster at Hughenden last Friday. The coaches" decision to stay with that starting XV from the game against the league leaders means no place for either Dan Parks, Glasgow's newest international player, or Andy Hall. Both of them will be on the replacements" bench.Parks has been released from the national squad for the Galway game. "We would like to have considered including Dan in the XV," Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's coach, said this morning. "But he hasn't been with us for a couple of weeks, and he wasn't available for our main session yesterday."Hall missed last week's win against Ulster because of a one-match ban, the lock forward's penalty for accumulating three yellow cards in Celtic competition this season. Joe Beardshaw, who deputised for Hall last week, remains as Nathan Ross's second-row partner.Saturday's match will kick off at 2.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Glenn Metcalfe14 Rory Kerr13 Graeme Morrison12 Alan Bulloch11 Sean Lamont10 Calvin Howarth9 Graeme Beveridge1 Euan Murray2 Scott Lawson3 Andrew Kelly4 Joe Beardshaw5 Nathan Ross6 Paul Dearlove8 Jon Petrie (captain)7 Donnie MacfadyenSubstitutes:16 Simon Gunn17 Lee Harrison18 Andrew Hall19 Roland Reid20 Sam Pinder21 Dan Parks22 David MillardGLASGOW PLAYERS RELEASED FOR CLUB DUTYJoe Naufahu's rehabilitation after a long injury absence will continue on Saturday as Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's coach, has made him available for Kirkcaldy's Premier Two match against Kelso at Poynder Park.The centre damaged a knee during Glasgow's opening Celtic League match against Cardiff in September. Since then his only appearance in Glasgow colours was in the development XV who beat the Scotland under-21 team in the youngsters" pre-international warm-up at Murrayfield earlier this month.Two other Glasgow players are available for club duty on Saturday - Jon Steel for Ayr (against Melrose at the Greenyards) and Andrew Wilson (for Aberdeen Grammar at home to Boroughmuir).