Last Chance For Warriors To Claim Cup Spot

Pic: Glasgow's new signing - Sean MarsdenGlasgow Warriors head into their final Celtic League match of the season with all to play for._Currently lying two points behind Border Reivers in the league table, the Warriors still have a chance to claim a Heineken Cup place for next season.Head coach Sean Lineen has made six changes to the starting line-up from the team that defeated Llanelli Scarlets at Firhill a fortnight ago._Graeme Morrison, Sam Pinder, Graydon Staniforth and Stuart Corsar all come into the starting line-up in place of Andy Henderson, birthday boy Dan Parks, Colin Shaw and Ben Prescott while Colin Gregor moves from scrum half to stand off and Kevin Tkachuk swaps from loose-head to tight-head prop.Lineen said: a??Tomorrowa?'s game is all about how we perform but Ia?'d also wish the Borders good luck for their match._Wea?"re still looking to restore pride in the Glasgow jersey and it would be good to sign off the season with a win against an Irish side who have shown lots of commitment throughout the season.a??Glasgow have signed full back Sean Marsden on a two year contract from Guinness Premiership side Bristol Shoguns._Twenty-six-year old Marsden, who was born in Stirling, was a Bristol U21 player before spending some time playing for Exeter and Neath and then re-joining the Shoguns alongside former Glasgow favourites Tommy Hayes and David Hilton._A prolific try scorer, Sean crossed the whitewash 13 times in season 2003-04 and an impressive 21 times in 2004-05 becoming Bristola?'s record league try scorer.SEAN MARSDEN: Fullback. Born 17.1.1980 in Stirling._Height: 6ft._Weight: 14stHe said: a??Ia?"ve lived in Bristol for a long time now and felt it was time for a fresh challenge._Having spoken with Sean [Lineen] and after having chat with the other Glasgow staff, I felt that the club have some really exciting times ahead and Sean has some great ideas for the future and that is something that I want to be part of._Ia?"m definitely looking forward to returning to Scotland, especially with the rave reviews about Glasgow from my Bristol team mates Tommy and Hilts._They always talk fondly of Glasgow and have assured me that Ia?"ll enjoy playing there.a??_Marsden will be joining the Warriors ahead of the new season.Sean Lineen added: a??Ita?'s great to get another Scottish lad on board. Hea?'s a quality player, creative, with a big left boot and is an exciting addition to the squad and the way we want to play.a??Meanwhile, Glasgow prop Kevin Tkachuk will be running out at Murrayfield next Wednesday in the black and white hoops of the Barbarians._The Canadian prop, who has made 51 appearances for the Warriors will line up against some of the top names in international rugby including England and British Lions centre Will Greenwood and Springbok Bobby Skinstad.Scotland v Barbarians: Wednesday 31 May, 7.30pm, Murrayfield Stadium._Tickets are available in advance or at turnstiles on the night of the game priced adults: A?10, concessions: A?5._Call 0131 346 5100 or 0870 040 1925 or visit www.scottishrugby.org for tickets. (Please note, a booking fee will apply) Glasgow Warriors team to play Connacht in the Celtic League on Friday 26 May, Galway Sportsground, 6.30pm. 15 Graydon Staniforth14 Spencer Davey13 Hefin Oa?"Hare12 Graeme Morrison11 Rory Lamont 10 Colin Gregor*9 Sam Pinder1 Stuart Corsar2 Fergus Thomson3 Kevin Tkachuk4 James Eddie5 Dan Turner6 Jon Petrie8 John Beattie*7 Donnie Macfadyen (Captain) SUBSTITUTES16 Eric Milligan17 Scott Lawson*18 Craig Hamilton19 John Barclay*20 Andrew Wilson*21 Dan Parks22 Iain KennedyMoray Low (Aberdeen GSFP) will travel with the squadUnavailable for selection due to injury: Scott Barrow (groin), Graeme Beveridge (neck), Euan Murray (Achilles), Ben Prescott (calf), Mike Roberts (ankle), Colin Shaw (hamstring)*Member of the Scottish Institute of SportPic: Glasgow's new signing - Sean MarsdenGlasgow Warriors head into their final Celtic League match of the season with all to play for._Currently lying two points behind Border Reivers in the league table, the Warriors still have a chance to claim a Heineken Cup place for next season.Head coach Sean Lineen has made six changes to the starting line-up from the team that defeated Llanelli Scarlets at Firhill a fortnight ago._Graeme Morrison, Sam Pinder, Graydon Staniforth and Stuart Corsar all come into the starting line-up in place of Andy Henderson, birthday boy Dan Parks, Colin Shaw and Ben Prescott while Colin Gregor moves from scrum half to stand off and Kevin Tkachuk swaps from loose-head to tight-head prop.Lineen said: a??Tomorrowa?'s game is all about how we perform but Ia?'d also wish the Borders good luck for their match._Wea?"re still looking to restore pride in the Glasgow jersey and it would be good to sign off the season with a win against an Irish side who have shown lots of commitment throughout the season.a??Glasgow have signed full back Sean Marsden on a two year contract from Guinness Premiership side Bristol Shoguns._Twenty-six-year old Marsden, who was born in Stirling, was a Bristol U21 player before spending some time playing for Exeter and Neath and then re-joining the Shoguns alongside former Glasgow favourites Tommy Hayes and David Hilton._A prolific try scorer, Sean crossed the whitewash 13 times in season 2003-04 and an impressive 21 times in 2004-05 becoming Bristola?'s record league try scorer.SEAN MARSDEN: Fullback. Born 17.1.1980 in Stirling._Height: 6ft._Weight: 14stHe said: a??Ia?"ve lived in Bristol for a long time now and felt it was time for a fresh challenge._Having spoken with Sean [Lineen] and after having chat with the other Glasgow staff, I felt that the club have some really exciting times ahead and Sean has some great ideas for the future and that is something that I want to be part of._Ia?"m definitely looking forward to returning to Scotland, especially with the rave reviews about Glasgow from my Bristol team mates Tommy and Hilts._They always talk fondly of Glasgow and have assured me that Ia?"ll enjoy playing there.a??_Marsden will be joining the Warriors ahead of the new season.Sean Lineen added: a??Ita?'s great to get another Scottish lad on board. Hea?'s a quality player, creative, with a big left boot and is an exciting addition to the squad and the way we want to play.a??Meanwhile, Glasgow prop Kevin Tkachuk will be running out at Murrayfield next Wednesday in the black and white hoops of the Barbarians._The Canadian prop, who has made 51 appearances for the Warriors will line up against some of the top names in international rugby including England and British Lions centre Will Greenwood and Springbok Bobby Skinstad.Scotland v Barbarians: Wednesday 31 May, 7.30pm, Murrayfield Stadium._Tickets are available in advance or at turnstiles on the night of the game priced adults: A?10, concessions: A?5._Call 0131 346 5100 or 0870 040 1925 or visit www.scottishrugby.org for tickets. (Please note, a booking fee will apply) Glasgow Warriors team to play Connacht in the Celtic League on Friday 26 May, Galway Sportsground, 6.30pm. 15 Graydon Staniforth14 Spencer Davey13 Hefin Oa?"Hare12 Graeme Morrison11 Rory Lamont 10 Colin Gregor*9 Sam Pinder1 Stuart Corsar2 Fergus Thomson3 Kevin Tkachuk4 James Eddie5 Dan Turner6 Jon Petrie8 John Beattie*7 Donnie Macfadyen (Captain) SUBSTITUTES16 Eric Milligan17 Scott Lawson*18 Craig Hamilton19 John Barclay*20 Andrew Wilson*21 Dan Parks22 Iain KennedyMoray Low (Aberdeen GSFP) will travel with the squadUnavailable for selection due to injury: Scott Barrow (groin), Graeme Beveridge (neck), Euan Murray (Achilles), Ben Prescott (calf), Mike Roberts (ankle), Colin Shaw (hamstring)*Member of the Scottish Institute of Sport