English Duo Join Glasgow

Leigh Hinton, this season's leading scorer in the English national first division, has signed to switch from Bedford to Glasgow. Mike Roberts, from London Wasps, also is moving north.Roberts is a tall, strong wing - 6ft 3in and 16st 5lb. The 22-year-old was a member of England's sevens squad in the past season."Mike Roberts is a powerful wing who has been part of Wasps" first-team squad. We"re sure he will enhance our back three, especially with the departure of Sean Lamont," Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's head coach, commented today.Hinton, a 26-year-old stand-off and full back, kicked the winning penalty goal in Bedford's 14-13 victory in the Powergen Shield final against Plymouth Albion at Twickenham on Saturday. His season's tally now stands at 352 points.Before joining Bedford in 2002 Hinton was with Moseley and Worcester. While at Moseley he played for the English National Divisions XV against the 2001 Australian touring team. "Leigh Hinton has been exceptional in the English first division as top-scorer in that league. He will be a valuable addition to our squad," the coach remarked.Roberts has signed for two years and Hinton for one. They join five new signings previously announced - Craig Hamilton from Newcastle Falcons, Tim Barker from Ulster, Colin Shaw and Steve Swindall from Glasgow Hawks, and Ben Prescott from Aberdeen GSFP.Leigh Hinton, this season's leading scorer in the English national first division, has signed to switch from Bedford to Glasgow. Mike Roberts, from London Wasps, also is moving north.Roberts is a tall, strong wing - 6ft 3in and 16st 5lb. The 22-year-old was a member of England's sevens squad in the past season."Mike Roberts is a powerful wing who has been part of Wasps" first-team squad. We"re sure he will enhance our back three, especially with the departure of Sean Lamont," Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's head coach, commented today.Hinton, a 26-year-old stand-off and full back, kicked the winning penalty goal in Bedford's 14-13 victory in the Powergen Shield final against Plymouth Albion at Twickenham on Saturday. His season's tally now stands at 352 points.Before joining Bedford in 2002 Hinton was with Moseley and Worcester. While at Moseley he played for the English National Divisions XV against the 2001 Australian touring team. "Leigh Hinton has been exceptional in the English first division as top-scorer in that league. He will be a valuable addition to our squad," the coach remarked.Roberts has signed for two years and Hinton for one. They join five new signings previously announced - Craig Hamilton from Newcastle Falcons, Tim Barker from Ulster, Colin Shaw and Steve Swindall from Glasgow Hawks, and Ben Prescott from Aberdeen GSFP.