Warriors Welcome Magners League

Glasgow Warriors fixtures have been announced today in the Magners League a?" the new name for the Celtic League._Celtic Rugby today announced their fixture list for the season alongside the announcement of their new title sponsors, Magners Irish Cider._This will see the competition named as the a??Magners Leaguea?" until 2008.Glasgowa?'s opening match sees the Newport Gwent Dragons travel north on the first weekend in September._The Warriors will follow that the next weekend with a trip to Wales to face Llanelli Scarlets.Glasgow Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??In a league like this every game is tough._We know what position wea?"re starting from and wea?"re working hard on our pre-season preparations._The Dragons will be ear-marking their trip to Glasgow as a win but with our new signings and the way our players have responded to the challenges put to them, wea?"re really confident and excited about whata?'s to come here at The Warriors._Wea?"re feeling good and are ready to rise to the challenge.a??David Jordan, Director of Celtic Rugby said:a??The decision by Magners to partner with Celtic Rugby demonstrates that the strategic review that we undertook has delivered success._Our partnership with Magners is an exciting one and we look forward to working together over the coming years. Magners share our vision for the future of the competition and to have them as our inaugural title sponsor is a huge endorsement of the competition.a??GLASGOW WARRIORSa?" FIXTURES ARE*: 1/2/3 Sep, Glasgow Warriors v Newport Gwent Dragons8/9/10 Sep, Llanelli Scarlets v Glasgow Warriors 15/16/17 Sep, Glasgow Warriors v Munster22/23/24 Sep, Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors 29/30/1 Sep, Edinburgh Gunners v Glasgow Warriors 6/7/9 Oct, Glasgow Warriors v Border Reivers13/14/15 Oct, Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors 3/4/5 Nov, Glasgow Warriors v Connacht10/11/12 Nov, Leinster v Glasgow Warriors 1/2/3 Dec, FREE WEEKEND22/23/24 Dec, Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Gunners29/30/31 Dec, Border Reivers v Glasgow Warriors 5/6/7/ Jan, Glasgow Warriors v Ulster26/27/28 Jan, Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues16/17/18 Feb, Glasgow Warriors v Llanelli Scarlets2/3/4 Mar, Newport Gwent Dragons v Glasgow Warriors 23/24/25 Mar, FREE WEEKEND6/7/8 Apr, Glasgow Warriors v Leinster13/14/15 Apr, Connacht v Glasgow Warriors27/28/29 Apr, Ulster v Glasgow Warriors 4/5/6 May, Glasgow Warriors v Ospreys11/12/13 May, Munster v Glasgow Warriors* Note: fixtures subject to change.Glasgow Warriors fixtures have been announced today in the Magners League a?" the new name for the Celtic League._Celtic Rugby today announced their fixture list for the season alongside the announcement of their new title sponsors, Magners Irish Cider._This will see the competition named as the a??Magners Leaguea?" until 2008.Glasgowa?'s opening match sees the Newport Gwent Dragons travel north on the first weekend in September._The Warriors will follow that the next weekend with a trip to Wales to face Llanelli Scarlets.Glasgow Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??In a league like this every game is tough._We know what position wea?"re starting from and wea?"re working hard on our pre-season preparations._The Dragons will be ear-marking their trip to Glasgow as a win but with our new signings and the way our players have responded to the challenges put to them, wea?"re really confident and excited about whata?'s to come here at The Warriors._Wea?"re feeling good and are ready to rise to the challenge.a??David Jordan, Director of Celtic Rugby said:a??The decision by Magners to partner with Celtic Rugby demonstrates that the strategic review that we undertook has delivered success._Our partnership with Magners is an exciting one and we look forward to working together over the coming years. Magners share our vision for the future of the competition and to have them as our inaugural title sponsor is a huge endorsement of the competition.a??GLASGOW WARRIORSa?" FIXTURES ARE*: 1/2/3 Sep, Glasgow Warriors v Newport Gwent Dragons8/9/10 Sep, Llanelli Scarlets v Glasgow Warriors 15/16/17 Sep, Glasgow Warriors v Munster22/23/24 Sep, Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors 29/30/1 Sep, Edinburgh Gunners v Glasgow Warriors 6/7/9 Oct, Glasgow Warriors v Border Reivers13/14/15 Oct, Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors 3/4/5 Nov, Glasgow Warriors v Connacht10/11/12 Nov, Leinster v Glasgow Warriors 1/2/3 Dec, FREE WEEKEND22/23/24 Dec, Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Gunners29/30/31 Dec, Border Reivers v Glasgow Warriors 5/6/7/ Jan, Glasgow Warriors v Ulster26/27/28 Jan, Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues16/17/18 Feb, Glasgow Warriors v Llanelli Scarlets2/3/4 Mar, Newport Gwent Dragons v Glasgow Warriors 23/24/25 Mar, FREE WEEKEND6/7/8 Apr, Glasgow Warriors v Leinster13/14/15 Apr, Connacht v Glasgow Warriors27/28/29 Apr, Ulster v Glasgow Warriors 4/5/6 May, Glasgow Warriors v Ospreys11/12/13 May, Munster v Glasgow Warriors* Note: fixtures subject to change.