Date: Sat 23rd March 2019
Venue: Scotstoun Stadium
Dave Rennie’s Glasgow team isn’t in quite as much trouble in terms of the league as Richard Cockerill’s Edinburgh, so he’s rested most of his Scotland stars ahead of a tricky European
For the visit of the Cheetahs, both Fagerson brothers are back in harness while the most welcome news for the #Warriornation will be the return of Callum Gibbins as captain and openside.
Adam Hastings is perhaps one who will want some time off the bench to show he should be back in contention for the 10
Stuart Hogg, Huw Jones, Ryan Wilson and George Horne remain on the injured list for now which mean some game time for younger lads like Bruce Flockhart, Patrick Kelly and Robbie Nairn. Development of the next generation of Glasgow stars continues apace.
Glasgow Warriors: Ruaridh Jackson, Nikola Matawalu, Kyle Steyn, Stafford MacDowell, Rory Hughes, Pete Horne, Nick Frisby; Oli Kebble, Fraser Brown, Zander Fagerson, Tim Swinson, Scott Cummings, Rob Harley, Callum Gibbins (capt), Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: Grant Stewart, Jamie Bhatti, Siua Halanukonuka, Bruce Flockhart, Chris Fusaro, Adam Hastings, Patrick Kelly, Robbie Nairn.
Toyota Cheetahs: Malcolm Jaer, William Small-Smith, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Dries Swanepoel, Rabs Maxwane, Tian Schoeman, Tian Meyer, Charles Marais, Marnus van der Merwe, Aranos Coetzee, Sintu Manjezi, Walt Steenkamp, Daniel Maartens, Abongile Nonkontwana, Hanco Venter.
Replacements: Joseph Dweba, Reinach Venter, Luan de Bruin, Justin Zasson, JP du Preez, Gerhard Olivier, Shaun Venter, Louis Fouche.
Referee: George Clancy
Not available due to injury: Kevin Bryce (knee), Nick Grigg (ankle), Stuart Hogg (shoulder), George Horne (shoulder), Huw Jones (knee), Lee Jones (knee), Lelia Masaga (back), Kiran McDonald (back), Matt Smith (shoulder), George Turner (head), DTH van der Merwe (shoulder) and Ryan Wilson (knee).