The Glasgow Warriors are one of two professional Scottish sides that compete in the RaboDirect Pro12 and Heineken Cup competitions. Established after an initiative by the Scottish Rugby Union which sort to create a competitive team to match the Northern Hemisphere’s finest sides in the Heineken Cup the Warriors made their debut in that competition in the 1997-98 season.
The Warriors’ home kit is predominantly black, with sky blue and white highlights, and is presently manufactured by CCC. The side is currently coached by former Scottish representative Gregor Townsend and is based at the 9.708 capacity Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow.
One of the club’s most accomplished players is Australian-born fly-half Dan Parks, who played 66 tests for Scotland and accumulated 260 points in the process. He is the most capped Warriors player of all time, having donned the jersey on 107 occasions, and is also their highest points-scorer, with a career haul of 1105 points.
Their current squad features notable names such as Chris Cussiter, Rob Harley, and Sean Lamont, while a number of accomplished players from around the world have taken the field for the Warriors in the past, including former All Black Darryl Gibson, Hurricanes’ winger Lome Fa’atau and esteemed Canadian international Kevin Tkachuk.