Hurricanes flank to join Glasgow

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:29
Large callum gibbins hurricanes 2017 800

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."

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Fri, 28 April 2017
Highlanders v Stormers 07h35 Dunedin
Cardiff Blues v Zebre 18h05 Cardiff
Edinburgh v Dragons 18h35 Myreside
Leinster v Glasgow Warriors 18h35 RDS Arena
Newcastle Falcons v Worcester Warriors 19h00 Kingston Park
Sat, 29 April 2017
Chiefs v Sunwolves 07h35 Hamilton
Reds v Waratahs 09h45 Suncorp Stadium
Force v Lions 11h55 Perth
Ospreys v Ulster 14h00 Liberty Stadium
Bath v Gloucester 14h00 Recreation Ground
Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints 14h00 Sandy Park
Saracens v Bristol 14h00 Allianz Park
Harlequins v Wasps 14h00 Twickenham Stoop
Leicester Tigers v Sale Sharks 14h00 Welford Road
Cheetahs v Crusaders 15h15 Bloemfontein
Treviso v Munster 17h05 Stadio Monigo
Kings v Rebels 17h30 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Connacht v Scarlets 18h35 Sportsground
Jaguares v Sharks 19h40 Buenos Aires
Sun, 30 April 2017
Brumbies v Blues 06h05 Canberra
RESULT SCORE
Sun, 23 April 2017
Clermont Auvergne v Leinster 27 | 22
Sat, 22 April 2017
Sharks v Rebels 9 | 9
Bulls v Cheetahs 20 | 14
Munster v Saracens 10 | 26
Force v Chiefs 7 | 16
Crusaders v Stormers 57 | 24
Highlanders v Sunwolves 40 | 15
Fri, 21 April 2017
Lions v Jaguares 24 | 21
Waratahs v Kings 24 | 26
Hurricanes v Brumbies 56 | 21
Mon, 17 April 2017
UP-Tuks v Maties 28 | 21
Sun, 16 April 2017
Bristol v Wasps 21 | 36
Northampton Saints v Saracens 25 | 27
Sat, 15 April 2017
Connacht v Leinster 24 | 37
Treviso v Edinburgh 21 | 6
PRO12
MORE LOGS
Team P W D L Pts
Leinster 20 17 0 3 79
Munster 20 17 0 3 76
Scarlets 20 15 0 5 67
Ospreys 20 13 0 7 65
Ulster 20 13 1 6 64
Glasgow Warriors 20 11 0 9 57
Cardiff Blues 20 9 1 10 45
Connacht 20 9 7 11 44
Edinburgh 20 4 0 16 23
Dragons 20 4 0 16 21
Treviso 20 4 0 16 19
Zebre 20 3 0 17 18