A back injury will keep James McLaren out of Glasgow's team for the Welsh/Scottish League match against Bridgend at Hughenden on Wednesday (10
The international centre was injured while he was playing for Scotland against Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Richie Dixon, Glasgow's head coach, expects McLaren to be available for the
league match against Neath at The Gnoll on Saturday. "Jim's injury is clearing up well," the coach explained today, "but Wednesday is just too
soon for him."
However, Gordon Bulloch, the hooker who scored Scotland's two tries in the
Cardiff international match, will be available for selection for Wednesday's
match. So will the three other Glasgow players who appeared against Wales -
Jason White, Jon Petrie, and Glenn Metcalfe.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.