Andy Craig Returns For Visit To Cardiff

Andy Craig returns to Glasgow's team for the Celtic League match against Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park tomorrow. The Scotland centre, who was a second-half replacement against Australia last Saturday, has been released from the international squad this week.Craig's return is the only change in the Glasgow team who started in the 36-22 win against The Borders at Hughenden on Friday evening last week. He replaces David Millard, who took a head knock in that Hughenden match.Glasgow will be without eight international players - seven in the Scotland squad for the Perth match against Japan tomorrow, and Kevin Tkachuk with Canada's team against England at Twickenham. In addition, Cammy Mather, who had been in Scotland's original squad of 37 for the autumn Tests, is still recovering from a leg injury, and Lee Harrison has been ill.Tomorrow Glasgow will be seeking their third successive Celtic League victory, following Hughenden wins against Ulster and The Borders. It is more than two years since they last did that, opening the 2002-2003 league season with four wins in a row, including two in Wales. The first of those was in Cardiff.Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's head coach, has confidence that another Arms Park win can be achieved. 'this team can put our Scotland players under pressure," he observed. "I want the Scotland guys coming back having to fight for their places."With only one change in the team, Glasgow again call on Steve Swindall to start as blind-side flanker. Swindall, Glasgow Hawks" former Scotland under-21 forward, will be making his second start for Glasgow, as will Rory Lamont, younger brother of the Scotland wing, Sean.Glasgow have also enlisted Swindall's Old Anniesland colleagues, Eric Milligan, Hawks" captain, and Colin Shaw, as well as four apprentices, John Beattie, Fergus Thomson, John Barclay, and Colin Gregor.Beattie will be at No.8, making his third start for Glasgow, the second on a visit to Wales. The 18-year-old forward had his first start in the Swansea match against the Ospreys last month.Glasgow will be travelling to and from Cardiff on match day by charter flight. The match will kick off at 5.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Rory Lamont14 Rory Kerr13 Andy Craig12 Gareth Maclure11 Kenny Logan (captain)10 Calvin Howarth9 Sam Pinder1 Andrew Kelly2 Scott Lawson3 Euan Murray4 Andy Hall5 Dan Turner6 Steve Swindall7 Andrew Wilson8 John BeattieReplacements:16 Fergus Thomson17 Eric Milligan18 Joe Beardshaw19 John Barclay20 Graeme Beveridge21 Colin Gregor22 Colin ShawAndy Craig returns to Glasgow's team for the Celtic League match against Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park tomorrow. The Scotland centre, who was a second-half replacement against Australia last Saturday, has been released from the international squad this week.Craig's return is the only change in the Glasgow team who started in the 36-22 win against The Borders at Hughenden on Friday evening last week. He replaces David Millard, who took a head knock in that Hughenden match.Glasgow will be without eight international players - seven in the Scotland squad for the Perth match against Japan tomorrow, and Kevin Tkachuk with Canada's team against England at Twickenham. In addition, Cammy Mather, who had been in Scotland's original squad of 37 for the autumn Tests, is still recovering from a leg injury, and Lee Harrison has been ill.Tomorrow Glasgow will be seeking their third successive Celtic League victory, following Hughenden wins against Ulster and The Borders. It is more than two years since they last did that, opening the 2002-2003 league season with four wins in a row, including two in Wales. The first of those was in Cardiff.Hugh Campbell, Glasgow's head coach, has confidence that another Arms Park win can be achieved. 'this team can put our Scotland players under pressure," he observed. "I want the Scotland guys coming back having to fight for their places."With only one change in the team, Glasgow again call on Steve Swindall to start as blind-side flanker. Swindall, Glasgow Hawks" former Scotland under-21 forward, will be making his second start for Glasgow, as will Rory Lamont, younger brother of the Scotland wing, Sean.Glasgow have also enlisted Swindall's Old Anniesland colleagues, Eric Milligan, Hawks" captain, and Colin Shaw, as well as four apprentices, John Beattie, Fergus Thomson, John Barclay, and Colin Gregor.Beattie will be at No.8, making his third start for Glasgow, the second on a visit to Wales. The 18-year-old forward had his first start in the Swansea match against the Ospreys last month.Glasgow will be travelling to and from Cardiff on match day by charter flight. The match will kick off at 5.30pm. Glasgow's team:15 Rory Lamont14 Rory Kerr13 Andy Craig12 Gareth Maclure11 Kenny Logan (captain)10 Calvin Howarth9 Sam Pinder1 Andrew Kelly2 Scott Lawson3 Euan Murray4 Andy Hall5 Dan Turner6 Steve Swindall7 Andrew Wilson8 John BeattieReplacements:16 Fergus Thomson17 Eric Milligan18 Joe Beardshaw19 John Barclay20 Graeme Beveridge21 Colin Gregor22 Colin Shaw