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Langilangi Haupeakui tries Glasgow Warriors’ patience

The signing of Langilangi Haupeakui was always going to be something of a gamble and, less than four months after the American international was brought on board by Gregor Townsend, it looks like his relationship with Glasgow has come to an end.

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Glasgow Warriors lock Brian Alainu'uese has had his suspension reduced from three weeks to two. Picture: SNS

Glasgow forward Brian Alainu’use has his ban cut on appeal

Glasgow Warriors forward Brian Alainu’use is free to play from next week after having his ban for foul play reduced.

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Glasgow Warriors winger Tommy Seymour has signed a new deal to keep him at Scotstoun. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Tommy Seymour: Glasgow Warriors can’t fail now

Tommy Seymour missed Glasgow’s 38-17 defeat by Munster back in October with injury and illness and, though he has heard accounts from team-mates, believes it was a day when you had to be there to appreciate its magnitude.

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Glasgow Warriors' Tommy Seymour is the top try scorer in the Guinness Pro12 this season. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Tommy Seymour and Tim Swinson sign new Glasgow contracts

Glasgow Warriors duo Tommy Seymour and Tim Swinson have pledged their immediate futures to the club by signing new contracts

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Glasgow Warriors' Peter Murchie clenches his fist after touching down in the Pro12 win over Cardiff Blues. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow Warriors build momentum in Pro12 defeat of Cardiff

The starter to the mouth-watering three-course meal which opens Glasgow Warriors’ 2017 proved a satisfying if unspectacular appetiser as Cardiff Blues were comfortably despatched at a sold-out Scotstoun on Saturday night.

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Acting head coach Duncan Hodge is well liked.

Inconsistency weighs against upgrade for Duncan Hodge

With the turn of the year behind us most coaching contracts for season 2017/18 are already in place so if SRU chief executive Mark Dodson is going to make a change at Edinburgh Rugby, currently languishing in tenth place, he needs to act quickly. Iain Morrison casts an eye over the likely candidates that will feature in any discussions.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend was impressed by his side. Picture: SNS/SRU

Gregor Townsend pleased with ‘positive’ Glasgow performance

If Gregor Townsend harboured any concerns at the uneven display of his team in seeing off Cardiff last night the Glasgow coach kept it to himself.

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Glasgow Warriors' Tommy Seymour drives towards Matthew Morgan of Cardiff. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow 29 - 15 Cardiff: Peter Murchie at double for Warriors

As a warm-up for one of the biggest matches in Glasgow’s history this performance was a tad underwhelming, at least in the first half, before someone lit the blue touch-paper under the Warriors who then produced the goods, and three tries, in the second 40.

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Finn Russell has been in impressive form for Glasgow Warriors this season and is contracted to the club for another 18 months. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Furious Gregor Townsend blasts clubs circling Finn Russell

Glasgow Warriors coach Gregor Townsend issued a “hands-off” warning in the strongest possible terms yesterday after reports that his star stand-off Finn

Russell has attracted the interest of a number of clubs despite having a year and a half on his contract.

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Jonny Gray returns to the Glasgow side to face Cardiff after being rested for the win over Treviso. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Gregor Townsend calls for common sense over new tackle rules

Gregor Townsend says he is “really concerned” about World Rugby’s new laws covering high tackles, which come into effect this weekend.

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Rob Harley is expected to move to the second row  for tomorrows visit of Cardiff Blues. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Rob Harley set to pack down in engine room for Glasgow Warriors

Versatility can often be a curse as much as a gift in the world of modern rugby but, on balance, it is probably a better attribute to have than not.

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Glasgow Warriors' assistant coach Mike Blair speaks to the press ahead of their Guinness Pro12 game against Cardiff Blues. Picture: SNS

Mike Blair admits he’s unsure about future coaching job

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Mike Blair is not yet sure if his fledgling coaching career will continue at Scotstoun next season but hopes to sort things out with incoming chief Dave Rennie in the near future.

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Glasgow assistant coach Mike Blair speaks to the press ahead of their Guinness Pro12 game against Cardiff Blues. Picture: SNS Group

Mike Blair: Next three weeks to define Glasgow’s season

Glasgow assistant coach Mike Blair believes the club are entering a season-defining phase – starting with the visit of Cardiff Blues to Scotstoun in the Guinness Pro12 on Saturday evening.

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Glasgow's Stuart Hogg, playing at stand-off, breaks up the middle of the field against Treviso at Stadio Monigo. Picture Fotosport/Daniele Resini

Stuart Hogg thrives in stand-off role to inspire Glasgow win

Stuart Hogg’s return to his schoolboy position of stand-off proved a qualified success as Glasgow Warriors ended 2016 with a bonus-point victory in Italy over Benetton Treviso.

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Edinburgh centre Solomoni Rasolea crashes over Zebre scrum-half Marcello Violi.
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Duncan Hodge happy as Edinburgh edge first away win

It has been a long time coming but Edinburgh’s first away win of the season in the Guinness Pro12 allowed Duncan Hodge’s team to end a difficult year on a high note.

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Adam Ashe scores a try for Glasgow Warriors
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Benetton Treviso 28 - 35 Glasgow: Rory Clegg rescues Warriors

Glasgow made it a happy Hogmanay for the Scottish pro teams, following up Edinburgh’s victory over Zebre with their own bonus-point win over Treviso, even if they left it agonisingly late. Rory Clegg’s try, the fifth and final one for the visitors, didn’t secure the points until the 75th minute of this see-saw match.

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Edinburgh fly-half Duncan Weir  calls a move down the backline.
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Zebre 19 - 24 Edinburgh: Duncan Weir penalties the difference

Duncan Weir excelled with the boot as Edinburgh snapped a three-game losing streak in the Guinness PRO12 by triumphing 24-19 at Zebre on New Year’s Eve.

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Glasgow and Scotland's Stuart Hogg in action for the Lions in Australia in 2013. Picture: David Rogers/Getty

Glasgow’s Stuart Hogg set for No 10 role against Treviso

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg will start his first game at stand-off in three-and-a-half years when he dons the Glasgow No 10 jersey for the first time against Treviso in Italy this afternoon.

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Edinburgh Rugby coach Duncan Hodge says his side are 'hurting' ahead of their Guinness PRO12 match against Zebre. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS/SRU

Coach Duncan Hodge makes changes as Edinburgh take on Zebre

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson is out of Edinburgh’s clash with Zebre in Parma today with a rib injury but acting head coach Duncan Hodge insisted it was “not a serious one” and poses no threat to the forward’s Six Nations hopes.

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Alex Dunbar tackles Edinburgh's Hamish Watson during the 1872 Cup clash at BT Murrayfield on Boxing Day. Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Alex Dunbar: Glasgow learned from past 1872 Cup defeats

Try-scorer Alex Dunbar believes Glasgow learned from previous painful memories against Edinburgh and profited from a “smarter” gameplan on Boxing Day.

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