Scottish derby moved to Murrayfield

Date published: December 31 2015

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Saturday's PRO12 fixture between Glasgow and Edinburgh has been moved to Murrayfield after the Scotstoun pitch was deemed unplayable following the recent storm which hit the country.

All efforts were made to get the game played at Scotstoun, however following heavy rain and wind in Glasgow over the last 48 hours it is no longer possible to play the 1872 Scottish Cup second leg at Scotstoun, especially with more bad weather forecast for the weekend.

The game will be played at the National Stadium in Edinburgh and will kick off at the same time (5.15pm).

All tickets for the fixture at Scotstoun will be valid for the game at Murrayfield and further ticketing information will be provided in due course.

Glasgow Warriors managing director Nathan Bombrys said: "We're disappointed that the game cannot go ahead at Scotstoun as originally planned and all efforts were made to get the game on.

"However, after unprecedented rainfall over the last couple of days we wanted to make an early decision to help our supporters make appropriate plans and ensure the game went ahead this weekend.

"We investigated a number of options, however BT Murrayfield was the only stadium which allowed us to play the game on the same day and time, with a large enough capacity.

"It's not an ideal situation going back to Edinburgh, but we need to get the game played and we'll do everything we can to make this a Glasgow home game.

"We're working on a travel plan and we will communicate directly with all our supporters who have bought a ticket for this match.

"We would encourage supporters to make the trip to Edinburgh and get behind the team, for what is an extremely important fixture."

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