Warriors Winning In The Rain

Tenacity was the name of the game as Glasgow Warriors defeated Edinburgh Gunners 13-5 at Whitecraigs this afternoon in the torrential rain. The weather didna?'t let up for the full 80 minutes and neither did Glasgowa?'s defence as they stuck in to end game with replacement scrum half Sam Pinder clinching the crucial try in the dying minutes of the match. With all subs used on both sides, the younger players had to stand up and be counted and that they did. Glasgow back up team coach Peter Wright said: a??They all played the conditions very well and the key on a day with weather like this is to minimise mistakes and they did that._If any mistakes crept in, they reacted well to it._Their ball retention as good and I thought that Moray Low performed well in the scrum and Calum Forrester was the stand out player for Glasgow.a?? Glasgow opened the scoring with a Scott Barrow try._The centre, who had looked lively with the ball in hand or the first 20 mins of the game pinched the ball from the forwards after two impressive driving mauls, firstly from the half way line then from a lineout on the 10 metre line into the scoring zone._ The game was pretty much played in the centre of the pitch for the majority of the half as both sides struggled with the slippery ball._Edinburgh had a fair few periods of sustained attack but the Glasgow defence held out until quarter of an hour into the second half when Fergus Pringle piled over the Glasgow line for Edinburgh in the far left corner of the pitch. With the rain still lashing down, it was anyonea?'s game until a Michael Adamson penalty for Glasgow broke the deadlock, taking the Warrior 8-5 into the lead. The Gunners were hungry to claw the score back but could not find any gaps in the Glasgow defensive line._However, when Glasgow got possession they held onto it and used it well with several pick and drives and eventually, a jinky run through three Edinburgh defenders saw Sam Pinder cross to make the final score 13-5 to the WarriorsTenacity was the name of the game as Glasgow Warriors defeated Edinburgh Gunners 13-5 at Whitecraigs this afternoon in the torrential rain. The weather didna?'t let up for the full 80 minutes and neither did Glasgowa?'s defence as they stuck in to end game with replacement scrum half Sam Pinder clinching the crucial try in the dying minutes of the match. With all subs used on both sides, the younger players had to stand up and be counted and that they did. Glasgow back up team coach Peter Wright said: a??They all played the conditions very well and the key on a day with weather like this is to minimise mistakes and they did that._If any mistakes crept in, they reacted well to it._Their ball retention as good and I thought that Moray Low performed well in the scrum and Calum Forrester was the stand out player for Glasgow.a?? Glasgow opened the scoring with a Scott Barrow try._The centre, who had looked lively with the ball in hand or the first 20 mins of the game pinched the ball from the forwards after two impressive driving mauls, firstly from the half way line then from a lineout on the 10 metre line into the scoring zone._ The game was pretty much played in the centre of the pitch for the majority of the half as both sides struggled with the slippery ball._Edinburgh had a fair few periods of sustained attack but the Glasgow defence held out until quarter of an hour into the second half when Fergus Pringle piled over the Glasgow line for Edinburgh in the far left corner of the pitch. With the rain still lashing down, it was anyonea?'s game until a Michael Adamson penalty for Glasgow broke the deadlock, taking the Warrior 8-5 into the lead. The Gunners were hungry to claw the score back but could not find any gaps in the Glasgow defensive line._However, when Glasgow got possession they held onto it and used it well with several pick and drives and eventually, a jinky run through three Edinburgh defenders saw Sam Pinder cross to make the final score 13-5 to the Warriors