Iain Hay watches as Glasgow travelled to Cardiff, aiming to repeat Edinburgh’s Week 1 result and make it two Scottish away wins in the Welsh capital.
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Dave Rennie is taking a strong Warriors side – is there any other kind? – to Cardiff this weekend to face the Blues.
Edinburgh go into this one 2 from 2 and hoping for another confidence inspiring win at Myreside before the tougher challenges of the season begin.
Having battled it out in the rain of Galway last weekend, Glasgow welcomed last year’s semi-finalists the Ospreys to sunny Scotstoun, as John Anderson watched on.
Edinburgh welcomed Gavin Henson and a spirited Dragons side to Myreside for the first home game of the season. It was closer than the score suggests, writes Rory Baldwin.
New signing Callum Gibbins will make his debut in Dave Rennie’s first home game at Scotstoun, with the New Zealander part of a powerful back row unit alongside captain Ryan Wilson and Adam Ashe.
Hamish Watson and Ben Toolis start as Grant Gilchrist makes his 100th appearance. Oh, and Robbie Fruean is in the team too…
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In the wind and rain of Galway, it was a vital opening day win for Dave Rennie’s Warriors as Alex Dunbar hit the 100 appearances mark with a powerful performance.