Glasgow head coach Danny Wilson believes his new-look side will learn valuable lessons from their 23-15 defeat by Ospreys despite his huge frustration over losing a commanding lead.

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Tries from Huw Jones and George Turner put Warriors in control inside the first quarter in Swansea but they failed to build on their advantage.

Wilson was without a number of experienced internationals and hopes his young players benefit from the occasion.

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“I think we were so close on so many occasions, only to spill the ball and then be defending inside our own half,” Wilson said on his club’s official website.

“It’s a very new group with some new combinations, so it might take some time.

“To go from being comfortable to coming away with nothing is disappointing. We’ll take a lot of lessons from that game as a group, though.

“I thought Jamie Dobie did some excellent work at scrum-half, and showed real composure as a 19-year-old.

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“Hamish Bain fronted really well on his debut – he’s still a second-rower who’s developing and he had to play a lot more than we perhaps wanted him to due to no second-row cover, and I thought he did very well.

“The game time and experience will serve these young players well in the long run.”

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