Five more internationals will augment Glasgow’s squad for this week’s trip to Zebre and Ali Price might not be far away, assistant coach John Dalziel revealed yesterday.
Scotland in Japan: Ali Price joins Watson on the flight home as fallout from Irish debacle continues
The damage from Scotland’s 27-3 humiliation to Ireland in the opening Rugby World Cup game has become as much physical as mental with Ali Price joining Hamish Watson on a flight back home.
Scotland’s World Cup hopes have suffered a third major blow in as many days after scrum-half Ali Price was ruled out for the remainder of the tournament.
Magnus Bradbury has been backed to fill Hamish Watson’s shoes for Scotland – but there could be further injury woe for Gregor Townsend as the Dark Blues sweat on Ali Price.
Ali Price will replace the totemic Greig Laidlaw for only the second time – when there’s been a choice – as Gregor Townsend’s shake-up of Scotland for the visit of Wales turned out to be a lot less dramatic than it appeared.
Scotland have dropped long-time captain and totem Greig Laidlaw to the bench in favour of Ali Price as Gregor Townsend made significant changes to the team to take on Wales in the Guinness 6 Nations on Saturday.
Ali Price is “in great nick, really fit and really lean” as he attempts to put a poor 2018 behind him returning to the Glasgow Warriors starting lineup in Bloemfontein.
Dave Rennie sees Peter Horne as a 10 in his own right but also as a “minder” and organiser outside whoever is playmaker for Glasgow Warriors.
The log-jam of Glasgow Warriors’ three Scotland scrum-halves has been solved with Henry Pyrgos the man who moves along the M8 to Edinburgh.
Dave Rennie finds it amusing that Edinburgh will be cheering for the Glasgow Warriors in Belfats tonight, but the focus of his team is entirely on doing themselves the maximum of good rather than helping their fellow Scots.