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Fijian re-signs with Glasgow

08th May 2014 11:07


Gregor Townsend Glasgow Warriors 2013

Delighted: Gregor Townsend

Hulking Fijian international prop Jerry Yanuyanutawa has put pen to paper on a new one-year deal with Glasgow Warriors.

The 29-year-old scored a crucial try in the 12-6 win over Leinster in September and has gone on to make 16 appearances for the Scotstoun-based side since joining last summer.

The Warriors know they will host their first ever play-off with a win over Zebre this weekend, with their top four place in the PRO12 already secured.

"I've enjoyed my first season in Glasgow and I'm really happy to be staying at the club," said Yanuyanutawa

"We have a really strong squad and there is a lot of competition for places, which means you have to perform every time you're given the opportunity.

"We have a huge game on Saturday night against Zebre and we know that if we win we'll secure our first ever home play-off.

"It's a really exciting time to be at the club."

"Jerry has made a really positive contribution this season," said head coach Gregor Townsend.

"He has worked hard on improving his game and always gives 100 percent when wearing the Warriors jersey.

"It's great news that he's staying at the club and he will provide us with competition in our front row next season."

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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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Newport Gwent D'gons 33 - 15 Benetton TrevisoNewport Gwent D
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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
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