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Murchie ready for business end

26th March 2014 17:34

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Peter Murchie in action for Glasgow Warriors

Excited: Peter Murchie

Glasgow full-back Peter Murchie said he has timed his return from injury to perfection as he looks to help the Warriors make the PRO12 play-offs.

Murchie returned on March 1 after being out with a shoulder problem and has been in good form since, starring in their win over the Scarlets.

Next up the Warriors host the Ospreys in a key PRO12 game this Friday, with the 28-year-old thriving on the excitement leading up to action.

"One of the things that kept me going throughout my rehab, was the thought that if I could get back early I would be timing it just right for the business end of the season," Murchie told the Glasgow Evening Times ahead of the Scotstoun Stadium clash.

"The game with Ospreys is probably the biggest of the season, so far, for us. If we get the win, then we can draw level with them and continue to build our momentum when it matters most going forward to our third home game on the bounce with Treviso.

"To be involved in these games - with so much riding on each one - is fantastic when you have been out for the length of time I have.

"Now I have had the two games behind me I definitely feel that bit sharper.

"When you have been out for seven months, it brings it home to you just how much you miss the game."

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Friday , October 3
Zebre vs Ospreys19:35
Ulster vs Edinburgh19:35
Connacht vs Cardiff Blues19:35
Saturday , October 4
Leinster vs Munster18:30
Sunday , October 5
Benetton Treviso vs Glasgow14:00
Scarlets vs Newport Gwent D'gons16:00
Friday , October 10
Benetton Treviso vs Connacht19:00
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Saturday , October 11
Edinburgh vs Newport Gwent D'gons14:40
Zebre vs Leinster15:00
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Sunday , September 28
Newport Gwent D'gons 33 - 15 Benetton TrevisoNewport Gwent D
Saturday , September 27
Zebre 13 - 6 UlsterZebre vs Ulster Report
Munster 14 - 19 OspreysMunster vs Ospreys Report
Friday , September 26
Leinster 37 - 23 Cardiff BluesLeinster vs Cardiff Blues Report
Glasgow 39 - 21 ConnachtGlasgow vs Connacht Report
Edinburgh 20 - 20 ScarletsEdinburgh vs Scarlets Report
Sunday , September 21
Ospreys 62 - 13 EdinburghOspreys vs Edinburgh Report
Saturday , September 20
Newport Gwent D'gons 13 - 33 GlasgowNewport Gwent D
Scarlets 43 - 0 Benetton TrevisoScarlets vs Benetton Treviso Report
Friday , September 19
Munster 31 - 5 ZebreMunster vs Zebre Report
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1Ospreys418
2Glasgow Warriors418
3Ulster413
4Connacht412
5Leinster412