Edoardo Molinari will be in either of two picturesque if very different seaside ports next week – Portrush or Portofino.
There are ten Glasgow Warriors who have survived from their last Guinness PRO14 final to this one, and Rob Harley thinks that will be a huge help to the team in Saturday’s final against Leinster.
Of all the home players at Royal Portrush this week, only one of them was actually born and brought up in the town, and if he hadn’t qualified for the event, he’d have had to go somewhere – anywhere - else.
Dave Rennie stirred up the bad blood between Glasgow Warriors and Saracens even further by accusing the former European champions of cynically trying to reverse decisions against them by starting “push and shove” fights.
Adam Hastings is happy for Dave Rennie to say that the current Glasgow Warriors stand-off has the potential to be better than his former team-mate, Scotland stand-off Finn Russell.
Down along the rolling terrain beside the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush, the rainstorm mercifully abated and Carol MacIntyre thought it might be a good time to get a wee snap of the Big Yellows, the famous scoreboards that sit atop the main grandstands flanking the green.
Dave Rennie dismissed continuing speculation linking him with the Australian national job and said family issues would be the only thing that kept him from staying at Glasgow.
Glasgow 30 Ulster 7: Centurion Gray leads Glasgow closer to home semi-final with another bonus point win
Jonny Gray marked his 100th Glasgow appearance with his best performance of the season and the man of the match award as the Warriors overcame Ulster to stay on course for a home Guinness PRO14 play-off.
Here’s Scotland’s second half performance against Ireland in their 22-13 Guinness 6 Nations defeat laid out in the simplest terms.
On the eighth day, the Glasgow Warriors rested – and that could be crucial in the Guinness PRO14 final, believes head coach Dave Rennie.