Scotland duo join Glasgow injury list ahead of Ospreys clash
Kyle Steyn and Matt Fagerson both join Rory Darge on the sidelines through injury as Glasgow head coach Franco Smith makes five changes for the United Rugby Championship clash with the Ospreys.
Darge underwent ankle surgery earlier this week after going off injured during last weekend’s 52-24 victory over Cardiff.
Steyn is out with a hamstring injury while Fagerson picked up a rib knock in midweek.
Rufus McLean replaces Steyn on the wing following injury, while Sam Johnson makes his first appearance of the season at inside centre.
Scrum-half Ali Price will captain the team in his first start of the season, with George Horne – last week’s player of the match – rested.
Ollie Smith and Ross Thompson have not made the squad after returning to training this week following back injuries.
Head coach Smith told glasgowwarriors.org: “Last weekend’s performance against Cardiff was another step forward in our journey – our systems clicked and we won playing our brand of rugby.
“We want to make another step forward when we take on an experienced Ospreys side.
“It’s great to be able to bring Sam, Rufus and Gregor into the starting XV. They all have worked hard in training and have earned their chance to pull on the jersey.
“Ospreys have threats across the park and once again we will need to be ruthless in the contact area and clinical in attack in Swansea.”
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