Barclay Makes Birthday Start For Warriors Against Cardiff Blues

He couldn't wish for a better birthday present - John Barclay, who turns 19 tomorrow, will get his first Celtic League start for Glasgow as they take on Cardiff Blues at Hughenden tomorrow (kick off 7.30pm).Another change in the forwards sees Kevin Tkachuk return for the injured Euan Murray and newcomer Hefin O'Hare takes Graydon Staniforth's place on the bench.GLASGOW WARRIORS TEAM TO PLAY CARDIFF BLUES AT HUGHENDEN, SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER, KICK OFF 7.30PM15 Calvin Howarth14 Rory Lamont13 Andy Craig12 Scott Barrow11 Mike Roberts10 Dan Parks CAPTAIN9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson3 Lee Harrison4 Tim Barker5 Craig Hamilton6 Steve Swindall8 Paul Dearlove7 John BarclaySubstitutes16 Fergus Thomson17 Stuart Corsar18 Dan Turner19 Gregor Hayter20 Graeme Beveridge21 Graeme Morrison22 Hefin Oa?"HareNot considered due to injury: Andy Henderson (nose), Iain Kennedy (knee), Donnie Macfadyen (knee), Euan Murray (head), Jon Petrie (shoulder), Ben Prescott (shoulder), Andrew Wilson (ankle).Warriors Head Coach Hugh Campbell said: a??Like us, Cardiff narrowly lost their first two games of the season [13-9 away to Connacht and 22-25 at home to Ulster] but got their first win under their belt in a midweek game last week against Llanelli Scarlets [20-16]._With similar results patterns and a bit of an up and down start to the season for both of us, tomorrow night should be a great contest between two teams that are both desperate for points in the league table at the moment.a??Wea?"ll definitely require some more of the same type of performance from last week if we are to get the result we want tomorrow and secure another victory.a??He couldn't wish for a better birthday present - John Barclay, who turns 19 tomorrow, will get his first Celtic League start for Glasgow as they take on Cardiff Blues at Hughenden tomorrow (kick off 7.30pm).Another change in the forwards sees Kevin Tkachuk return for the injured Euan Murray and newcomer Hefin O'Hare takes Graydon Staniforth's place on the bench.GLASGOW WARRIORS TEAM TO PLAY CARDIFF BLUES AT HUGHENDEN, SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER, KICK OFF 7.30PM15 Calvin Howarth14 Rory Lamont13 Andy Craig12 Scott Barrow11 Mike Roberts10 Dan Parks CAPTAIN9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson3 Lee Harrison4 Tim Barker5 Craig Hamilton6 Steve Swindall8 Paul Dearlove7 John BarclaySubstitutes16 Fergus Thomson17 Stuart Corsar18 Dan Turner19 Gregor Hayter20 Graeme Beveridge21 Graeme Morrison22 Hefin Oa?"HareNot considered due to injury: Andy Henderson (nose), Iain Kennedy (knee), Donnie Macfadyen (knee), Euan Murray (head), Jon Petrie (shoulder), Ben Prescott (shoulder), Andrew Wilson (ankle).Warriors Head Coach Hugh Campbell said: a??Like us, Cardiff narrowly lost their first two games of the season [13-9 away to Connacht and 22-25 at home to Ulster] but got their first win under their belt in a midweek game last week against Llanelli Scarlets [20-16]._With similar results patterns and a bit of an up and down start to the season for both of us, tomorrow night should be a great contest between two teams that are both desperate for points in the league table at the moment.a??Wea?"ll definitely require some more of the same type of performance from last week if we are to get the result we want tomorrow and secure another victory.a??