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  • Glasgow Boost Scotstoun Capacity For PRO12 Run-In

    Glasgow Warriors have increased the capacity of Scotstoun Stadium to 7,244 for the next three Guinness Pro12 matches. A new 1,649 all-seater east stand will be constructed to replace the standing terrace for upcoming fixtures against Ospreys, Zebre and Cardiff Blues. Two pitchside standing locations will also be introduced in the south east and north west corners of the stadium. Glasgow managing director Nathan Bombrys said: "We have another very exciting run-in to the end of the season. We want...

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  • Glasgow Boast 5k Members For 2017-18

    Glasgow Warriors have now sold out their allocation of season tickets for next season, with more than 4,500 memberships snapped up to support the Scotstoun-based side. Season ticket sales have increased every year since the club moved to Scotstoun Stadium in 2012 which has a capacity of 7,351 that can be expanded with additional temporary facilities. Their average gate last season was 7186 per game, 98% of normal capacity. Glasgow Warriors managing director, Nathan Bombrys, said: “We’d like...

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  • Artificial Pitch To Solve Glasgow's Problems?

    Glasgow Warriors were last week reported to be optimistic of reaching an agreement with the city council to lay a synthetic pitch at their waterlogged Scotstoun home. The Pro12 club has had to switch their European Champions Cup game against Racing 92 to Kilmarnock's Rugby Park this weekend. It is the third time this season that Scotstoun, owned by Glasgow City Council, has been deemed unplayable. Cardiff Blues are currently the only Pro 12 side with a synthetic pitch, which they installed ahead...

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  • Warriors To Install Artificial Pitch

    Glasgow Warriors look set to be playing on an artificial surface next season as part of a £750,000 upgrade to their Scotstoun home. The Warriors will follow in the footsteps of the likes of Saracens, Newcastle Falcons, Cardiff Blues and Worcester Warriors in installing a synthetic pitch that meets World Rugby guidelines, subject to approval from councillors on Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today. The athletics and rugby training facilities at Scotsoun Stadium will also be improve...

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  • 1872 Cup Set For Record Crowd

    ... Edinburgh have achieved in any of their other home games this season – the biggest so far has been 4,981 at the Munster match in the Guinness Pro12 last month. The 1872 match-up has become more and more popular in recent seasons and the return leg at Scotstoun on Saurday 2 January 2016 has already sold out as well. It is the oldest club fixture in world rugby and the SRU marketing teams have been promoting the game strongly this year with a Glasgow Warriors social media campaign to #turnBTMur...

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  • Bombrys Aiming High With The Warriors

    ... former Sale Sharks commercial and marketing director has had a significant impact on the club off the field and he insists that this is just the beginning. The Warriors’ average attendance has increased from around 3,000 to over 5,000 since the move to Scotstoun Stadium and Bombrys is pushing for a 3G pitch and working hard behind the scenes in an attempt to achieve the ambitious target of attracting crowds of 10,000 week in, week out by 2015/16. “Within the strategic plan of Scottish Rugby...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Nathan Bombrys

    Running Rugby speaks to Glasgow Warriors managing director Nathan Bombrys about the club's commercial success in recent years. He discusses the steep rise in attendances, potentially outgrowing Scotstoun in the near future, the prospect of external investment into the Warriors and the future of the PRO12.

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  • PRO12 Final Stages Draw Record Crowds

    This season's RaboDirect PRO12 play-offs drew record attendances last weekend as Leinster and Glasgow Warriors secured their place in the 2014 Final. A record 10,000 capacity crowd turned up to Scotstoun in Glasgow to see the Warriors edge past Munster 16-15 before another record play-off crowd at the RDS in Dublin witnessed Leinster beat provincial rivals Ulster, meaning that attendance figures were up 18 per cent on last year. With the top two sides set to meet in the final, organisers are alr...

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  • Glasgow Break Season Ticket Records, Add New Stand

    ... a fully covered all-seater West Stand will be installed next season in place of the standing terrace, which was proposed earlier in the off-season.  The clubs reports that 4,000 members have already signed up compared to 3,500 members in total at Scotstoun last season with plenty more interest being shown. The new stand will extend capacity to 6,600.   Supporters who have already purchased standing season ticket memberships in the west terrace have been contacted directly and offered the...

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  • BT Sport Sponsors Scottish Sides

    ... as well as the Heineken Cup, and BT Sport was recently on the wrong end of an Ofcom ruling that said Sky did not have to show its new rival’s adverts. BT Sport will now have a presence on the front of the Edinburgh and Glasgow shirts and around the Scotstoun and Murrayfield stadiums and, although the value of the deal has not been released, Mark Dodson has described it as a “significant” move. “This is a significant sponsorship deal for our professional teams and we’re absolutely deli...

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