Hurricanes flank to join Glasgow

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:29
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NEWS: Glasgow Warriors have signed Hurricanes flank Callum Gibbins ahead of the 2017/18 season, subject to visa and medical. 

Gibbins has signed a three-year contract keeping him at Scotstoun until at least May 2020.
 
The 28-year-old, who plays for the Hurricanes, was a Super Rugby winner with the Wellington side last year.
 
He will join up with his new teammates in Glasgow following his commitments with the Hurricanes and Manawatu Turbos.
 
The openside has played 26 times in Super Rugby and has scored three tries.
 
Gibbins was the captain of Manawatu Turbos, where he played under incoming Warriors coaches Dave Rennie and Jason O'Halloran, and he has scored 19 tries in 60 appearances for the National Provincial Cup side.

He becomes the third player to join the Warriors ahead of the 2017/18 season, with Stormers duo Huw Jones and Oliver Kebble already signed up.
 
Speaking to glasgowwarriors.org, Gibbins said: "I'm excited about the opportunity to start a new journey with Glasgow Warriors in Scotland.
 
"I feel privileged to be in a situation where I can make a decision like this and I'm looking forward to the new experiences that lie ahead.
 
"Each of the teams I've represented, and all the fans who have supported those teams, hold a special place in my heart, and there is no doubt I'll miss the people I've been involved in during my rugby career to date.”
 
Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend added: "Callum is a hard-working player with real leadership attributes and he's another exciting addition to the squad for next season.
 
"He is part of a winning environment right now at the Hurricanes and is a player Dave [Rennie] and Jason [O'Halloran] know well from their time coaching him at Manawatu."

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Fri, 15 December 2017
Ulster v Harlequins 19h45 Kingspan Stadium
Sat, 16 December 2017
Montpellier v Glasgow Warriors 13h00 Altrad Stadium
Treviso v Scarlets 13h00 Stadio Comunale di Monigo
Leinster v Exeter Chiefs 15h15 Aviva Stadium
Racing Metro v Castres 15h15 Stade Yves-du-Manoir
Bath v Toulon 17h30 Recreation Ground
Sun, 17 December 2017
Wasps v La Rochelle 13h00 Ricoh Arena
Clermont Auvergne v Saracens 15h15 Stade Marcel-Michelin
Ospreys v Northampton Saints 15h15 Liberty Stadium
Leicester Tigers v Munster 17h30 Welford Road
RESULT SCORE
Mon, 11 December 2017
Saracens v Clermont Auvergne 14 | 46
Sun, 10 December 2017
Exeter Chiefs v Leinster 8 | 18
Harlequins v Ulster 5 | 17
La Rochelle v Wasps 49 | 29
Sat, 09 December 2017
Munster v Leicester Tigers 33 | 10
Castres v Racing Metro 16 | 13
Northampton Saints v Ospreys 32 | 43
Toulon v Bath 24 | 20
Scarlets v Treviso 33 | 28
Fri, 08 December 2017
Glasgow Warriors v Montpellier 22 | 29
Sun, 03 December 2017
Harlequins v Saracens 20 | 19
Sat, 02 December 2017
Cheetahs v Scarlets 28 | 21
Munster v Ospreys 36 | 10
Wasps v Leicester Tigers 32 | 25
Treviso v Leinster 10 | 36
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Team P W D L Pts
Glasgow Warriors 10 10 0 0 48
Munster 10 7 0 3 36
Cheetahs 10 6 0 4 29
Cardiff Blues 10 4 0 6 19
Connacht 10 3 0 7 18
Zebre 10 3 0 7 16
Ospreys 10 2 0 8 11
Pool B
Team P W D L Pts
Scarlets 10 8 0 2 40
Leinster 10 8 0 2 37
Ulster 10 7 1 2 35
Edinburgh 10 6 0 4 28
Treviso 10 3 0 7 15
Dragons 10 2 1 7 13
Kings 10 0 0 10 4