Warriors Shoot Down Falcons

NEWCASTLE FALCONS ACADEMY 5,_GLASGOW WARRIORS 50In a development friendly match at Percy Park last night, Glasgow Warriors trounced Newcastle Falcons Academy 5-50.The Warriors, playing with a depleted squad as five players (Craig Hamilton, Andy Henderson, Rory Lamont, Scott Lawson and Dan Parks) were on senior Scotland duty and another four (John Barclay, John Beattie, James Eddie and Iain Kennedy) were on Scotland U21 duty in the game against Edinburgh Gunners back-up squad at Murrayfield, went into the game with only five bench players to choose from.The physical advantage was clear from the big Warriors side as, after a stale-mate first half hour with only a try a piece on the scoreboard (Glasgowa?'s from center Graeme Morrison), The Warriors picked up in the last ten minutes of the first half with tries from hooker Fergus Thomson and scrum half Graeme Beveridge and a conversion from stand off Colin Gregor go into the break 17-5 up.Fergus Thompson started the second half as he finished with first as he went down the blindside for his second try followed by lock Dan Turner who crossed the line moments later.Sam Pinder, who had come on for Graeme Beveridge, was next to score as he went over in the left corner after a break from the 22, while prop Lee Harrison got in on the act as he too barrelled towards the line from the same distance out.Glasgow Hawksa?" Steve Duffy completed the Warriors scoring as he touched down under the posts and with Colin Gregor adding another three conversions along the way, the final score was Newcastle Falcons Academy 5_Glasgow Warriors 50.Glasgow: Tries: Morrison, Thomson 2, Beveridge, Turner, Pinder, Harrison, DuffyCons: Gregor 5Falcons Academy: Tries: IrvinGlasgow Warriors15 Graydon Staniforth14 Hefin O'Hare13 Graeme Morrison12 Scott Barrow11 Colin Shaw10 Colin Gregor9 Graeme Beveridge1 Stuart Corsar2 Fergus Thomson3 Lee Harrison4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 Steve Swindler8 Paul Dearlove7 Gregor HayterSubstitutesEric Milligan (Glasgow Hawks)Scott ForrestSam Pinder Steve Duffy (Glasgow Hawks)Gavin Dodd (trial)Newcastle Falcons Academy15 Andrew Skeen14 Cameron Johnston13 Mark Laycock12 Mark Wilkinson11 Gareth Kerr10 Joe Shaw9 Lee Dickson1 Grant Anderson2 Matt Thompson3 David Wilson4 Ben Marshall5 Andy Buist6 Eni Gesinde7 Jamie Rennie8 Greg IrvinSubstitutesRoss BattyDanny BrownJonny WilliamsStuart MackiePhil DawsonPhil LudfordTom JokelsonGavin BeasleyJames ShielNEWCASTLE FALCONS ACADEMY 5,_GLASGOW WARRIORS 50In a development friendly match at Percy Park last night, Glasgow Warriors trounced Newcastle Falcons Academy 5-50.The Warriors, playing with a depleted squad as five players (Craig Hamilton, Andy Henderson, Rory Lamont, Scott Lawson and Dan Parks) were on senior Scotland duty and another four (John Barclay, John Beattie, James Eddie and Iain Kennedy) were on Scotland U21 duty in the game against Edinburgh Gunners back-up squad at Murrayfield, went into the game with only five bench players to choose from.The physical advantage was clear from the big Warriors side as, after a stale-mate first half hour with only a try a piece on the scoreboard (Glasgowa?'s from center Graeme Morrison), The Warriors picked up in the last ten minutes of the first half with tries from hooker Fergus Thomson and scrum half Graeme Beveridge and a conversion from stand off Colin Gregor go into the break 17-5 up.Fergus Thompson started the second half as he finished with first as he went down the blindside for his second try followed by lock Dan Turner who crossed the line moments later.Sam Pinder, who had come on for Graeme Beveridge, was next to score as he went over in the left corner after a break from the 22, while prop Lee Harrison got in on the act as he too barrelled towards the line from the same distance out.Glasgow Hawksa?" Steve Duffy completed the Warriors scoring as he touched down under the posts and with Colin Gregor adding another three conversions along the way, the final score was Newcastle Falcons Academy 5_Glasgow Warriors 50.Glasgow: Tries: Morrison, Thomson 2, Beveridge, Turner, Pinder, Harrison, DuffyCons: Gregor 5Falcons Academy: Tries: IrvinGlasgow Warriors15 Graydon Staniforth14 Hefin O'Hare13 Graeme Morrison12 Scott Barrow11 Colin Shaw10 Colin Gregor9 Graeme Beveridge1 Stuart Corsar2 Fergus Thomson3 Lee Harrison4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 Steve Swindler8 Paul Dearlove7 Gregor HayterSubstitutesEric Milligan (Glasgow Hawks)Scott ForrestSam Pinder Steve Duffy (Glasgow Hawks)Gavin Dodd (trial)Newcastle Falcons Academy15 Andrew Skeen14 Cameron Johnston13 Mark Laycock12 Mark Wilkinson11 Gareth Kerr10 Joe Shaw9 Lee Dickson1 Grant Anderson2 Matt Thompson3 David Wilson4 Ben Marshall5 Andy Buist6 Eni Gesinde7 Jamie Rennie8 Greg IrvinSubstitutesRoss BattyDanny BrownJonny WilliamsStuart MackiePhil DawsonPhil LudfordTom JokelsonGavin BeasleyJames Shiel