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Podcast 34: Big Trouble In Little Murrayfield


This week we’ve got two podcasts for the price of one.

In the first podcast Cammy, Rory and Iain look back at Scotland’s win over Canada and carry out some indepth investigations into the mystery around Adam Hasting’s parentage. In the second episode we look at the latest goings on in the world of Scottish rugby and things get really dark as we discuss Glasgow season tickets and the Keith Russell revelations.

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9 Responses

  1. Good podacast(s) guys, re mini Murrayfield the stands need to be as close to the pitch and as steeply banked as possible to build atmosphere, unlike the temp stands at Myreside which were far too shallow to allow good views or any atmosphere to be built

  2. Glasgow have been slimming down their large wage bill , still one massive wage on the books, It is a business after all.

  3. With Strauss and Russell away the wage bill must be healthier. Glasgow can surely afford players. Hogg is a big wage , big talent so he wont be going anywhere soon. Finding guys who can play with him is the challenge.

  4. Rennie said after the Scarlets game he was looking to bring in about 7 new names and I guess David Tameilau is one of those. He said the others were done but hadn’t been announced. I guess they’re waiting for guys to get back from their summer break and maybe even summer tours. This is pure speculation but I’m guessing Luke Hamilton will be announced after the summer tour unless he signs for another Premiership side as he’s officially left Leicester and Edinburgh are bursting at the seams in the backrow. He can play lock as well which might give a bit of extra depth and versatility to the Glasgow scrum.

    1. Hamilton doesn’t seem tall enough to play lock – he’s ‘only’ 6’3″.

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