Glasgow Ranked Above Edinburgh After Inter-City Victory

Victory in the Inter-City match has lifted Glasgow ahead of Edinburgh in the European rugby club rankings. Glasgow moved up four places to 30th in the www.eurorugby.com list by beating Edinburgh 12-10 at Old Anniesland in Saturday's Celtic League contest.After that victory Glasgow have a rating index of 50.72. Edinburgh are in 34th place on 48.54, with The Borders 38th on 28.09.Glasgow's next opponents, Newport Gwent Dragons, are 14th in the table. They visit Hughenden for a Celtic League match on Friday (kick-off 7.30pm).Two of Glasgow's Heineken Cup opponents are among the top six in the ranking. Toulouse are third, after European and English champions London Wasps and Stade Francais, whereas Northampton Saints are sixth, following Gloucester and Leicester. Glasgow's other European opponents, Llanelli Scarlets, are 13th, one place ahead of Dragons.Glasgow open their Heineken campaign with a home match against Northampton on Sunday 24 October. A visit to Toulouse follows five days later, and Glasgow play Llanelli three times in four weeks in November and December. Scarlets visit Hughenden for a Celtic League match on Friday 19 November, and they are back in Glasgow for a European tie on Sunday 5 December. The Heineken return match will be played at Stradey park the following Sunday.Victory in the Inter-City match has lifted Glasgow ahead of Edinburgh in the European rugby club rankings. Glasgow moved up four places to 30th in the www.eurorugby.com list by beating Edinburgh 12-10 at Old Anniesland in Saturday's Celtic League contest.After that victory Glasgow have a rating index of 50.72. Edinburgh are in 34th place on 48.54, with The Borders 38th on 28.09.Glasgow's next opponents, Newport Gwent Dragons, are 14th in the table. They visit Hughenden for a Celtic League match on Friday (kick-off 7.30pm).Two of Glasgow's Heineken Cup opponents are among the top six in the ranking. Toulouse are third, after European and English champions London Wasps and Stade Francais, whereas Northampton Saints are sixth, following Gloucester and Leicester. Glasgow's other European opponents, Llanelli Scarlets, are 13th, one place ahead of Dragons.Glasgow open their Heineken campaign with a home match against Northampton on Sunday 24 October. A visit to Toulouse follows five days later, and Glasgow play Llanelli three times in four weeks in November and December. Scarlets visit Hughenden for a Celtic League match on Friday 19 November, and they are back in Glasgow for a European tie on Sunday 5 December. The Heineken return match will be played at Stradey park the following Sunday.