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Connacht v Glasgow

Guinness Pro 12 Round 20

Saturday 25th April 2015 Kick Off 13:05 On TV: TG4/BBC Alba

Having suffered 4 successive defeats in all competitions, Connacht know that there is no margin for error in the race for the all important 6th place Pro 12 finish. However, getting back to winning ways will be very difficult as Connacht host a Glasgow side who hold a narrow two point advantage over Munster and Ulster heading into the final 3 rounds.

Other Match Stats
Glasgow have won the last 6 meetings between the sides.
The meeting prior to those 6 games ended in a 13-13 draw at the Sportsground in February 2012.
Connacht's last win over the Warriors was a 37-8 bonus point win in February 2011
Glasgow have won only 1 of their last 7 away games in all competitions

Glasgow Stats
Founded: 1996
Ground: Scotstoun
Capacity: 10,000
Captain: Alastair Kellock
Coaches: Gregory Townsend

Guinness Pro 12 League Position 2014/15: 1st P: 19 Points: 65
Rabo Direct Pro 12 League Position 2013/14: 2nd Points 79. Lost to Leinster 34-12 in the final
European Champions Cup 2015/15: 3rd in Pool 4 Points: 15
Heineken Cup 2013/14: 4th in Pool 2 Points: 11

Previous Fixtures
Glasgow 19-16 Ospreys (Round 15)
Munster 22-10 Glasgow (Round 16)
Glasgow 26-5 Zebre (Round 17)
Leinster 34-34 Glasgow (Round 18)
Glasgow 36-17 Cardiff (Round 19)

Next League Fixture:
Friday 8th May 2015 Ospreys v Glasgow @ Liberty Stadium. Kick Off: 19:35 (Pro 12 Round 21)

European Cup (Pool 4) Final Standings
Bath 19
Toulouse 17
Glasgow 15
Montpellier 6

Glasgow Ins and Out 2014/15
Players In
Alex Allan from Edinburgh
Murray McConnell from Ayr RFC
Euan Murray from Worcester Warriors
James Downey from Munster
Rossouw de Klerk from Central Cheetahs
Connor Braid from BC Bears

Players Out
Moray Low to Exeter Chiefs
Chris Cusiter to Sale Sharks
Ruaridh Jackson to Wasps
Ed Kalman retired
Byron McGuigan released
Finlay Gillies released
Scott Wight to Melrose RFC
Gabriel Ascárate released
Carlin Isles to USA Sevens
Folau Niua to USA Sevens

Previous Meetings

Friday 26th September 2014 Guinness Pro 12
Glasgow 39-21 Connacht

Sunday 9th February 2014 Rabo Direct Pro 12
Glasgow 8-6 Connacht

Saturday 2nd November 2013 Rabo Direct Pro 12
Connacht 12-19 Glasgow

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