Petrie Returns To Warriors Helm

Glasgow Warriors Captain Jon Petrie is making his comeback from an injury lay-off period of nearly four months._The back row forward injured his shoulder in the first match of the season, against Newport Gwent Dragons in early September and has undergone surgery and intensive physio re-hab since to be able to return in the game against the Reivers on Saturday (Netherdale, 2pm).He said: a??Ia?"m really pleased to be starting as ita?'s been a long slog getting back from this injury over the past four months so ita?'s excellent to get back playing._Now Ia?"m just looking forward to having a good January and getting in a few solid games for Glasgow.a??Head coach Hugh Campbell said: a??Wea?"re delighted to have Jon back playing for us._In his absence I think the young guys like John Beattie, John Barclay and Steve Swindall really stepped up and proved that theya?"re very much part of the team here at Glasgow and they all played exceptionally well against some high calibre opposition._However, having a player of Jona?'s experience in the side will always give us the added bonus of further guidance and leadership on the pitch.a??Glasgow Warriors team to play Border Reivers in the Celtic League at Netherdale, Galashiels, on Hogmanay (2pm):15 Graydon Staniforth14 Hefin Oa?"Hare13 Graeme Morrison12 Andy Henderson11 Rory Lamont10 Dan Parks9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson*3 Euan Murray*4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 John Beattie*8 Jon Petrie (CAPTAIN)7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Fergus Thomson*17 Lee Harrison18 Gregor Hayter19 Steve Swindall20 Graeme Beveridge21 Colin Gregor*22 Andy Craig* Members of the Scottish Institute of Sport.Unavailable due to injury: Stuart Corsar (knee), Paul Dearlove (head (stitches)), Calvin Howarth (ankle), Donnie Macfadyen (knee), Ben Prescott (shoulder), Colin Shaw (knee), Andrew Wilson (ankle).Rested: Craig HamiltonGlasgow Warriors Captain Jon Petrie is making his comeback from an injury lay-off period of nearly four months._The back row forward injured his shoulder in the first match of the season, against Newport Gwent Dragons in early September and has undergone surgery and intensive physio re-hab since to be able to return in the game against the Reivers on Saturday (Netherdale, 2pm).He said: a??Ia?"m really pleased to be starting as ita?'s been a long slog getting back from this injury over the past four months so ita?'s excellent to get back playing._Now Ia?"m just looking forward to having a good January and getting in a few solid games for Glasgow.a??Head coach Hugh Campbell said: a??Wea?"re delighted to have Jon back playing for us._In his absence I think the young guys like John Beattie, John Barclay and Steve Swindall really stepped up and proved that theya?"re very much part of the team here at Glasgow and they all played exceptionally well against some high calibre opposition._However, having a player of Jona?'s experience in the side will always give us the added bonus of further guidance and leadership on the pitch.a??Glasgow Warriors team to play Border Reivers in the Celtic League at Netherdale, Galashiels, on Hogmanay (2pm):15 Graydon Staniforth14 Hefin Oa?"Hare13 Graeme Morrison12 Andy Henderson11 Rory Lamont10 Dan Parks9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson*3 Euan Murray*4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 John Beattie*8 Jon Petrie (CAPTAIN)7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Fergus Thomson*17 Lee Harrison18 Gregor Hayter19 Steve Swindall20 Graeme Beveridge21 Colin Gregor*22 Andy Craig* Members of the Scottish Institute of Sport.Unavailable due to injury: Stuart Corsar (knee), Paul Dearlove (head (stitches)), Calvin Howarth (ankle), Donnie Macfadyen (knee), Ben Prescott (shoulder), Colin Shaw (knee), Andrew Wilson (ankle).Rested: Craig Hamilton