Sam Aims To Take Scotland Chance

Glasgow scrum-half Sam Pinder is relishing his chance to shine at the Scotland training camp next week after being called up by head coach Frank Hadden after injuries to Chris Cusiter and Mike Blair.The 27-year-old will join uncapped Warriors flanker John Barclay, plus Johnnie Beattie, Andy Henderson, Ally Kellock, Rory Lamont, Donnie Macfadyen, Euan Murray and Dan Parks for the sessions in preparation for the RBS Six Nations.Sam told the official Warriors website: "Obviously, it is a huge honour to be involved in any Scotland squad and I am very excited to be there."But it is a big blow for Scotland to have two world-class players not available due to injury."However, Sam is focusing on the European Challenge Cup trip to GRAN Parma this weekend before fully contemplating his Scotland call-up.He added: "Parma is a massive game for us."We will not be over-confident because we realise they are going to be a lot stronger than they were at Hughenden when we won 69-7 in October."But it is a great opportunity to push Glasgow as a club and, if we can make it into the quarter-finals, it will be a superb achievement."Glasgow scrum-half Sam Pinder is relishing his chance to shine at the Scotland training camp next week after being called up by head coach Frank Hadden after injuries to Chris Cusiter and Mike Blair.The 27-year-old will join uncapped Warriors flanker John Barclay, plus Johnnie Beattie, Andy Henderson, Ally Kellock, Rory Lamont, Donnie Macfadyen, Euan Murray and Dan Parks for the sessions in preparation for the RBS Six Nations.Sam told the official Warriors website: "Obviously, it is a huge honour to be involved in any Scotland squad and I am very excited to be there."But it is a big blow for Scotland to have two world-class players not available due to injury."However, Sam is focusing on the European Challenge Cup trip to GRAN Parma this weekend before fully contemplating his Scotland call-up.He added: "Parma is a massive game for us."We will not be over-confident because we realise they are going to be a lot stronger than they were at Hughenden when we won 69-7 in October."But it is a great opportunity to push Glasgow as a club and, if we can make it into the quarter-finals, it will be a superb achievement."