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Tommy Seymour's Scotland career may be over, but he's not done with Glasgow just yet

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Glasgow's Tommy Seymour is tackled by Cardiff's Willis Halaholo. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

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Tommy Seymour says he has no plans of slowing down with Glasgow after agreeing a one-year contract extension.


The winger announced last week that he was retiring from international duty after winning 55 caps but has now pledged his future to Warriors until the summer of 2021.

The 31-year-old former British and Irish Lion moved to Scotatoun in 2011 and has made 138 appearances for the club so far.

“Being in a city that has become my home over the last nine years was a massive factor in deciding to stay,” said Seymour.

“My wife and I are incredibly happy here, our children are settled and the opportunity to play in a shirt that means so much to me is always going to be hard to pass up.

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“I’m looking forward to continuing to give back to a club that has given me so much.”

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie will be departing in the summer to takes over the same role with Australia but believes securing Seymour for another year will be a major boost to whoever replaces him.

He said: “Tommy is a world class back-three player and we saw that last season where I think he played some of the best rugby of his career in our end of season run-in.

“The club means an awful lot to him and you can see that in the way that he trains as well as every time he pulls on the jersey.


“He is a model professional and an excellent example to our young players coming through. We’re rapt that he has chosen to extend again.”

Meanwhile, Warriors back-rower Matt Fagerson will learn how long a ban he faces following his La Rochelle red card on Thursday.

The Scotland forward was sent off after he struck Dany Priso in the face with his forearm while trying to fend off the opposition prop during their Heineken Champions Cup clash.

Fagerson is to attend a hearing in London, where the starting punishment will be a two-week penalty, meaning the 21-year-old would be ruled out of both legs of this month’s Guinness PRO14 double header with Edinburgh.

– AssociatedPress

One very lucky Glasgow fan received a very welcome surprise from a former great:

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