British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson has replaced Ireland skipper Rory Best as Ulster captain.
If there’s consolation for Glasgow Warriors fans in the wake of their 18-15 loss to Leinster in Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 final, it’s that only the last two European champions could beat their team when it really mattered this year.
Head coach Dave Rennie believes Glasgow are still “in a pretty good place” despite the departure of Stuart Hogg and the hurt at losing a tight Guinness PRO14 final to Leinster still so acute.
Leinster’s big-match experience just got them through to beat Glasgow in a pulsating Guinness PRO14 final in front of a record crowd at an atmospheric Celtic Park.
Stuart Hogg was not quite being restrained at Celtic Park in the hours before his final game for Glasgow in today’s Guinness PRO14 final, but “the brakes were on” after the departing full-back went “beserk” at training on Thursday.
Zander Fagerson hasn’t shirked any of the paternal duties with his new baby daughter despite Glasgow’s season stretching all the way to the Guinness PRO14 Final.
Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 Final at Celtic Park marks - mercifully - the end of the 2018-19 rugby season.
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.
Adam Hastings has played in a football stadium just once before, and it didn’t go too well, but it fortunately wasn’t in rugby.