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Glasgow Warriors have signed Argentinean back Francisco Leonelli from Edinburgh Gunners on a two year deal._The versatile runner is equally at home at fullback or on the wing and as well as being a mainstay of the Gunners side over the past season, has represented Argentina 7s, Argentina A (two caps) and has won eight full caps for Argentina. He will be joining the Warriors following the final match of the season.He said: a??I am very excited to be joining the Glasgow Warriors. They have a strong squad for next season and I think we will be very competitive in the Celtic League. I have really enjoyed my time with Edinburgh a?" the rugby is very good and ita?'s a beautiful city but I think I will find the same in Glasgow. I am very happy to be staying in Scotland for two more years.a??FRANCISCO LEONELLI DOB:_03.05.78 HEIGHT:_6ft 2ins WEIGHT:_15st GUNNERS APPEARANCES: 15The Warriors side for tomorrow nighta?'s game against The Dragons in the Celtic League sees three changes to the starting XV that faced Ulster a fortnight ago at Firhill, all in the forwards._In the second row, Tim Barker replaces Craig Hamilton and in the back row John Beattie and John Barclay replace Andrew Wilson and Donnie Macfadyen, who both move to the bench.Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??I want to see the different combinations of players in the back and second rows so wea?"re working on a rotational basis with one eye on next season._Beattie and Barclay have both been training very hard and Ia?'d like to give them a go for this game.a??With Hefin Oa?"Hare remaining in his new role of outside centre, Lineen added: a??Thata?'s his position without a shadow of a doubt._He did very well there in the game against Ulster, scoring his first try for us.a??Scotland centre Andy Henderson will make his 100th appearance for Glasgow Warriors in the game tomorrow evening._Lineen added: a??Andy has been a real rock for Glasgow this season._He is very reliable, talented and strong and has a fantastic attitude a?" everything you want in a professional player.a??Meanwhile, the Warriors can confirm that four players, forwards Tim Barker, Lee Harrison and Gregor Hayter and back Calvin Howarth will all be leaving the club at the end of this season._Lineen commented: a??We have spoken recently about moving ahead and changes in the club and Ia?'d like to pay tribute to these guys._They have all been great servants of rugby in Glasgow, particularly Calvin who has made more than 80 appearances for Glasgow and Lee who has made over 100 appearances, and we wish them all the very best in their future careers.a??Glasgow Warriors team to play The Dragons in the Celtic League at Rodney Parade on Friday 28 April (kick off 7.10pm)15 Graydon Staniforth14 Rory Lamont13 Hefin Oa?"Hare12 Andrew Henderson11 Colin Shaw10 Dan Parks9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson*3 Euan Murray*4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 John Beattie*8 Jon Petrie CAPTAIN7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Fergus Thomson17 Ben Prescott18 James Eddie19 Andrew Wilson*20 Donnie MacFadyen21 Colin Gregor*22 Spencer DaveyUnavailable for selection due to injury: Scott Barrow (groin), Graeme Beveridge (neck), Stuart Corsar (hip), Graeme Morrison (groin), Mike Roberts (ankle).*Member of the Scottish Institute of Sport.Glasgow Warriors have signed Argentinean back Francisco Leonelli from Edinburgh Gunners on a two year deal._The versatile runner is equally at home at fullback or on the wing and as well as being a mainstay of the Gunners side over the past season, has represented Argentina 7s, Argentina A (two caps) and has won eight full caps for Argentina. He will be joining the Warriors following the final match of the season.He said: a??I am very excited to be joining the Glasgow Warriors. They have a strong squad for next season and I think we will be very competitive in the Celtic League. I have really enjoyed my time with Edinburgh a?" the rugby is very good and ita?'s a beautiful city but I think I will find the same in Glasgow. I am very happy to be staying in Scotland for two more years.a??FRANCISCO LEONELLI DOB:_03.05.78 HEIGHT:_6ft 2ins WEIGHT:_15st GUNNERS APPEARANCES: 15The Warriors side for tomorrow nighta?'s game against The Dragons in the Celtic League sees three changes to the starting XV that faced Ulster a fortnight ago at Firhill, all in the forwards._In the second row, Tim Barker replaces Craig Hamilton and in the back row John Beattie and John Barclay replace Andrew Wilson and Donnie Macfadyen, who both move to the bench.Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??I want to see the different combinations of players in the back and second rows so wea?"re working on a rotational basis with one eye on next season._Beattie and Barclay have both been training very hard and Ia?'d like to give them a go for this game.a??With Hefin Oa?"Hare remaining in his new role of outside centre, Lineen added: a??Thata?'s his position without a shadow of a doubt._He did very well there in the game against Ulster, scoring his first try for us.a??Scotland centre Andy Henderson will make his 100th appearance for Glasgow Warriors in the game tomorrow evening._Lineen added: a??Andy has been a real rock for Glasgow this season._He is very reliable, talented and strong and has a fantastic attitude a?" everything you want in a professional player.a??Meanwhile, the Warriors can confirm that four players, forwards Tim Barker, Lee Harrison and Gregor Hayter and back Calvin Howarth will all be leaving the club at the end of this season._Lineen commented: a??We have spoken recently about moving ahead and changes in the club and Ia?'d like to pay tribute to these guys._They have all been great servants of rugby in Glasgow, particularly Calvin who has made more than 80 appearances for Glasgow and Lee who has made over 100 appearances, and we wish them all the very best in their future careers.a??Glasgow Warriors team to play The Dragons in the Celtic League at Rodney Parade on Friday 28 April (kick off 7.10pm)15 Graydon Staniforth14 Rory Lamont13 Hefin Oa?"Hare12 Andrew Henderson11 Colin Shaw10 Dan Parks9 Sam Pinder1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Scott Lawson*3 Euan Murray*4 Tim Barker5 Dan Turner6 John Beattie*8 Jon Petrie CAPTAIN7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Fergus Thomson17 Ben Prescott18 James Eddie19 Andrew Wilson*20 Donnie MacFadyen21 Colin Gregor*22 Spencer DaveyUnavailable for selection due to injury: Scott Barrow (groin), Graeme Beveridge (neck), Stuart Corsar (hip), Graeme Morrison (groin), Mike Roberts (ankle).*Member of the Scottish Institute of Sport.