# Glasgow Warriors

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Explainer
All to play for as provinces head into final rounds of URC regular season
All four Irish teams are back in URC action this weekend.
This year
# decision
Glasgow terminate Rufus McLean’s contract following domestic abuse guilty plea
The 22-year-old Scotland international will be sentenced next month.
Last year
# Report
Academy star bags hat-trick as Leinster continue unbeaten start to URC
Leo Cullen’s men secured a comfortable bonus point triumph against Glasgow Warriors.
# Game off
Ulster's URC tie with Sharks off due to gastroenteritis infections
Glasgow Warriors’ match with Lions also postponed.
# Best Laid Plans
Cancelled pre-season game means Ulster prep for URC hasn't been ideal
Last weekend’s clash against Glasgow was called off after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Former Italy rugby coach Franco Smith takes charge of Glasgow
Smith is to succeed Danny Wilson as head coach.
# making a change
Glasgow Warriors sack coach Danny Wilson
The Scottish side were thrashed 76-14 by Leinster in the URC quarter-finals last weekend.
# One-sided
Larmour lights up the RDS as Leinster stick 12 tries on Glasgow to book URC semi-final spot
The province recovered from a sloppy start to thrash the Warriors 76-14.
# Tough To Take
'I would have taken playing the worst game of my career if we had won'
Last weekend’s defeat to La Rochelle was a disappointing ending to what was a breakthrough season for Jimmy O’Brien on the European stage.
# fine margins
Munster fall narrowly short of draw after gutsy comeback in Glasgow
Munster were trailing by 10 points at one stage at Scotstoun Stadium.
# Milestone
Zebo to make 150th Munster appearance as Coombes returns from Ireland duty
The Irish province has made eight changes to the side that will face Glasgow Warriors on Friday night.
Tiernan O'Halloran set for milestone Connacht cap against Glasgow while Forde debuts at 10
Academy graduate Cathal Forde will make his senior bow tomorrow.
All time
# off to scotland
Former Connacht coach Nigel Carolan joins Glasgow Warriors to take charge of attack
Carolan spent 26 years as a player and coach with Connacht.
# do-or-die
Leinster in last chance saloon needing a win to keep Rainbow hopes alive
Leo Cullen’s team take on Glasgow Warriors tonight in the Rainbow Cup.
# Bowing out
Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32
The back started his career at Ulster and spent 10 years with Glasgow Warriors.
# Nervy
Leinster’s win over 14-man Glasgow is spoiled by injury to Harry Byrne
Adam Hastings was given a red card for dangerous play as Leinster won 40-21.
# pro14
Every point counts as Leinster chase their 10th Pro14 final in 12 seasons
The defending Pro14 champions face Glasgow this evening at the RDS.
# Back in business
Lowry helps Ulster beat Glasgow, but no bonus point for McFarland's men
Jordi Murphy got his Ulster captaincy off to a winning start.
# suftum
Ulster well placed to keep the heat on Leinster in hunt for top spot
Tonight’s game at Glasgow is the province’s first outing in six weeks.
# stock take
No Ulster return for Jacob Stockdale as Italy clash looms for Ireland
Andy Farrell recently expressed hope that Stockdale would be available for the trip to Rome.
# Irish Abroad
Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.
# train in vain
A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh
Edinburgh scrum-half Nic Groom mistook the horn from a nearby locomotive for the half-time buzzer.
# Transfer
Glasgow sign out-half Weir as Munster move to hold onto Healy
The Scotland international will return to his first professional club.
# Influence
250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns
The 34-year-old remains a key part of the set-up alongside fellow veteran Scott Fardy.
# Opening Night
Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway
Andy Friend is able to field his strongest available side as his team bid to bounce back from their ‘A’ defeat to Munster.
# Warrior
Boost for Glasgow as former European Player of the Season Nakarawa staying put
The Fijian star has signed a contract extension to keep him at Scotstoun.
# raw power
20-year-old powerhouse Baird stars as 9-try Leinster wallop Warriors
Dave Kearney also completed a hat-trick late on as Leinster laid down a statement against their title rivals.
# pro14
Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow
20 straight wins and a 22-point lead over tonight’s opponents means Leinster must find their determination from within.
# Back Home
Scotland second-row Gray agrees to join former club Glasgow from Toulouse
At 30, the lock will be head coach Danny Wilson’s first signing at the end of the season.
# Review
Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals
Rhys Carre’s early red card made life difficult for his side.
# Gray matter
Jonny Gray swaps Glasgow Warriors for Champions Cup rivals Exeter Chiefs
Gray will get an up-close look at his new team when his current side host Exeter next week.
# lock and load
Glasgow Warriors confirm return of Nakarawa following Racing 92 sacking
The Fijian international has rejoined the club he left in 2016.
# WIll Power
'Excellent' Connors seizing his chance in Leinster back row
Unbeaten Leinster picked up a rare win at Scotstoun last night.
# Pre-Season
Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow
Craig Gilroy and Greg Jones scored two tries apiece against the Glasgow Warriors.
# Shake Up
Irish provinces switch conferences for next two Pro14 seasons
This year’s finalists Glasgow Warriors and Leinster will be competing for top spot in Conference A.
# new faces
After loss to Leinster, Glasgow Warriors duo drafted into Scotland training squad for World Cup
Kyle Steyn and Scott Cummings were in action in Saturday’s Pro14 decider.
# The42 Rugby Weekly
'Kearney was really in no position to contest the ball': Leinster get the benefit of any doubt on replay
Faraway screens just might have helped Rob Kearney avoid a red in Glasgow.
# Yellow or Red?
'We have to live with it' - Kearney gets yellow for collision with Hogg
The fullbacks met in the 66th minute and Glasgow fans were not happy with the outcome.
Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, Pro14 Final
We’re going minute-by-minute as Leinster aim to seal a second consecutive Pro14 title in Celtic Park.
# Preview
Leinster have chance to finish with a bang in Glasgow's Celtic Park
Dave Rennie’s side should prove a difficult proposition on home soil.