Glasgow Look To Build On Big Win

With three home wins in a row under their belts, Glasgow Warriors head into Friday nighta?'s Magners League game against Connacht in an optimistic mood.Head coach Sean Lineen said: a??I think wea?"re playing an exciting brand of rugby and we want to keep building on our home wins so Ia?'d encourage people to come along to the game and give the team their support as there have been some great performances from the guys so far and we plan to keep that going.a??Our last game of last season was against Connacht and it left a bad taste in the mouth as we didna?'t do very well so ita?"ll be tough, but wea?"re out to turn that score-line around.a??The backs start with the same line-up as last weeka?'s 69-7 victory over GRAN Parma with the exception of Scott Barrow, who moves to the bench to make way for Francisco Leonelli who had to withdraw from last weeka?'s team on the day of the game due to injury._Lineen added: a??The competition within the squad is strong and there are a number of positions where we have strength in depth, which we need given our injury list, so ita?'s up to the players to put their hand up and claim their place._Certain players have really stepped up their game and Ia?"m particularly happy with the way Graeme Beveridge has been playing.a??In the front row Canadian internationalist Kevin Tkachuk is the only player who remains from last weeka?'s starters while Andy Newman replaces Dan Turner in the second row and the back row remains the same.The bench sees the return of prop Ben Prescott who has been sidelined through long term injury (shoulder and then calf) making only four appearances (two starts and two off the bench) last season and so far this season has played in the back up squad matches against Edinburgh and Border Reivers.Supporters can take advantage of the new mid-season ticket offer._With four home games down and nine to go, an adult stand season ticket is only A?90 a?" that works out at just A?10 per match._Terrace prices are even better value at A?70 a?" thata?'s less than A?8 per game!_The first match the discounted season tickets can be used at is this Fridaya?'s game against Connacht in the Magners League._Tickets are available now by calling 0131 346 5100 or visiting www.scottishrugby.org Stand: Adults A?90, Concessions A?35Terrace: Adults A?70, Concessions A?30The Glasgow Warriors team to play Connacht in the Magners League on Friday 3 November at Hughenden (kick off 7.30pm) is as follows:15 Francisco Leonelli14 Rory Lamont13 Graeme Morrison12 Andy Henderson11 Hefin Oa?"Hare10 Dan Parks9 Graeme Beveridge1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Fergus Thomson*3 Justin Vaa?"a4 Andy Newman5 Alastair Kellock* CAPTAIN6 Andrew Wilson*8 Jon Petrie7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Ben Prescott17 Scott Lawson*18 Dan Turner19 Steve Swindall20 Sam Pinder21 Ruaridh Jackson**22 Scott BarrowUnavailable for selection due to injury: James Eddie (ankle), Thom Evans (cheekbone), Colin Gregor (thigh), Donnie Macfadyen (thigh), Sean Marsden (hamstring), Mike Roberts (knee and jaw), Colin Shaw (ankle). The following National Academy players are being made available to play for their clubs this weekend: Willie Brown**, Jamie Hunter** (both Hillhead/Jordanhill), Moray Low** (Aberdeen GSFP), Colin White** (Ayr), Allan Kelly** (Glasgow Hawks), Calum Forrester** (GHA) and Ben Addison** (Stirling County) in the following fixtures: Watsonians v Glasgow Hawks, Aberdeen GSFP v Ayr, Biggar v Hillhead/Jordanhill, Hamilton v Stirling County, GHA v Edinburgh Academical.*Member of the Scottish Institute of Sport._**Member of the West of Scotland Institute of SportWith three home wins in a row under their belts, Glasgow Warriors head into Friday nighta?'s Magners League game against Connacht in an optimistic mood.Head coach Sean Lineen said: a??I think wea?"re playing an exciting brand of rugby and we want to keep building on our home wins so Ia?'d encourage people to come along to the game and give the team their support as there have been some great performances from the guys so far and we plan to keep that going.a??Our last game of last season was against Connacht and it left a bad taste in the mouth as we didna?'t do very well so ita?"ll be tough, but wea?"re out to turn that score-line around.a??The backs start with the same line-up as last weeka?'s 69-7 victory over GRAN Parma with the exception of Scott Barrow, who moves to the bench to make way for Francisco Leonelli who had to withdraw from last weeka?'s team on the day of the game due to injury._Lineen added: a??The competition within the squad is strong and there are a number of positions where we have strength in depth, which we need given our injury list, so ita?'s up to the players to put their hand up and claim their place._Certain players have really stepped up their game and Ia?"m particularly happy with the way Graeme Beveridge has been playing.a??In the front row Canadian internationalist Kevin Tkachuk is the only player who remains from last weeka?'s starters while Andy Newman replaces Dan Turner in the second row and the back row remains the same.The bench sees the return of prop Ben Prescott who has been sidelined through long term injury (shoulder and then calf) making only four appearances (two starts and two off the bench) last season and so far this season has played in the back up squad matches against Edinburgh and Border Reivers.Supporters can take advantage of the new mid-season ticket offer._With four home games down and nine to go, an adult stand season ticket is only A?90 a?" that works out at just A?10 per match._Terrace prices are even better value at A?70 a?" thata?'s less than A?8 per game!_The first match the discounted season tickets can be used at is this Fridaya?'s game against Connacht in the Magners League._Tickets are available now by calling 0131 346 5100 or visiting www.scottishrugby.org Stand: Adults A?90, Concessions A?35Terrace: Adults A?70, Concessions A?30The Glasgow Warriors team to play Connacht in the Magners League on Friday 3 November at Hughenden (kick off 7.30pm) is as follows:15 Francisco Leonelli14 Rory Lamont13 Graeme Morrison12 Andy Henderson11 Hefin Oa?"Hare10 Dan Parks9 Graeme Beveridge1 Kevin Tkachuk2 Fergus Thomson*3 Justin Vaa?"a4 Andy Newman5 Alastair Kellock* CAPTAIN6 Andrew Wilson*8 Jon Petrie7 John Barclay*Substitutes16 Ben Prescott17 Scott Lawson*18 Dan Turner19 Steve Swindall20 Sam Pinder21 Ruaridh Jackson**22 Scott BarrowUnavailable for selection due to injury: James Eddie (ankle), Thom Evans (cheekbone), Colin Gregor (thigh), Donnie Macfadyen (thigh), Sean Marsden (hamstring), Mike Roberts (knee and jaw), Colin Shaw (ankle). The following National Academy players are being made available to play for their clubs this weekend: Willie Brown**, Jamie Hunter** (both Hillhead/Jordanhill), Moray Low** (Aberdeen GSFP), Colin White** (Ayr), Allan Kelly** (Glasgow Hawks), Calum Forrester** (GHA) and Ben Addison** (Stirling County) in the following fixtures: Watsonians v Glasgow Hawks, Aberdeen GSFP v Ayr, Biggar v Hillhead/Jordanhill, Hamilton v Stirling County, GHA v Edinburgh Academical.*Member of the Scottish Institute of Sport._**Member of the West of Scotland Institute of Sport