Next LIVE rugby on TV
to be announced
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:30:05 +0000
  • Switch Edition
ESPN SCRUM / Scotland / News
Follow@ESPNSCRUM
RaboDirect PRO12
Duncan Weir extends Glasgow deal
ESPN Staff
March 10, 2014
Duncan Weir will stay at Glasgow until 2016 © Getty Images
Enlarge

Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir has signed a new two-year deal with the Glasgow Warriors.

Weir currently holds Scotland's No.10 jersey and has started their four Six Nations matches this year and he said it was an easy decision to extend his stay with the Warriors.

"I'm really happy to have signed this new deal to stay in Glasgow for another two years," Weir said. "We have a really strong squad, with a lot of competition for places and it's great to see so many young players coming through.

"It was an easy decision for me to stay. I was born in Glasgow and I'm very proud to be playing for my local club and representing my country. Now that this has been agreed I'm looking forward to a successful end to the season, as we try and reach the play-offs once again."

Warriors coach Gregor Townsend added: "Duncan works hard at getting better every day at training and he's made great strides in both the technical and tactical side of playing at stand-off. His ability to lead the attack is beginning to become a real strength of his game. He has a big role to play at the club over the next couple of years."

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd

Live Sports

Communication error please reload the page.

  • Rugby

    Hansen laments McCaw's 'dumb' card

    Steve Hansen lauds the almost flawless performance of the All Blacks as they humble Australia in the Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park in Auckland

  • Formula 1

    Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole at wet Spa

    Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix by over 0.3s from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at a wet Spa-Francorchamps

  • Rugby

    Wallabies are not broken: Michael Hooper

    Wallabies captain Michael Hooper says his team must "learn how to win the big moments and capitalise on mistakes, which is what the All Blacks were very good at tonight"

  • Football

    Torres left out of Chelsea squad

    Fernando Torres has been left out of Chelsea's squad for their first home game of the season against Leicester

  • Football

    Sherwood: I would have taken Palace job

    Tim Sherwood says he would have taken the Crystal Palace job had he been offered it after his interview last week - but felt he was always behind Malky Mackay in the running for the position

Sponsored Links
Make $170 in 60 seconds!
Google Vs Facebook, 60 sec. knock out! Choose a champion, Become a Winner!
Make $25 in 1 Minute!
Start trading with the biggest broker! Register now to receive $25 for FREE!