Davidson joins on loan

Glasgow Warriors have signed lock Andrew Davidson from Newcastle Falcons on a two-month contract.Andrew Davidson has joined on loan until October

It is Davidson's second involvement in the Warriors set-up, having trained at Scotstoun during the 2014/15 season.

The 21-year-old is a product of the Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academy and played for Glasgow against ASM Clermont Auvergne in a pre-season game before heading to English Championship side London Scottish in November 2015.

He joined Newcastle Falcons in 2016 and played five times for the English Premiership club, scoring one try.

A product of Kelvinside Academy, Davidson has played for Scotland throughout the age-grade system, striking up a second-row partnership with Scott Cummings along the way.

Standing at 6ft 7’ and weighing in at 105kg, Davidson’s physicality and line-out ability will add to the Warriors’ strength in depth in the engine room following injuries to Tim Swinson and Kiran McDonald.