Glasgow re-sign former scrum-half
April 16, 2014
Murray McConnell was part of Scotland's U20 side in the 2012 RBS U20s Six Nations © Getty Images
Glasgow Warriors have re-signed former scrum-half Murray McConnell on a one-year contract for next season.
McConnell was part of the Warriors' Elite Development squad from 2010-13 before moving to Ayr, where he has helped the Alloway club to a third-placed finish in the RBS Premiership.
McConnell said: "I'm looking forward to returning to Scotstoun as a professional player, after being part of the Elite Development Programme last season.
"I'm ambitious and I want to play at as high a level as possible and I'll get that opportunity at Scotstoun. It's an exciting time to be re-joining the club."
Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend said: "Murray has been training with us this season so he'll fit straight in when he joins us on a full-time basis in the summer.
"He's had a very good season with Ayr and we've been following his progress closely. He'll be an excellent addition to our squad."
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd
The Scotland coach enters his first Six Nations with at least one familiar face to look to for inspiration - Joe Schmidt. He chats to Tom Hamilton
Italy coach Jacques Brunel spoke to ESPN ahead of his final season as Italy coach and tells of his desire to experiment and evolve
"There's no bull with me, I just tell it straight." Tom Hamilton talks to Warren Gatland in an exclusive interview
With the retirement of Adam Jones, Welsh rugby says goodbye to a great player and one of its biggest personalities too, writes Tom Hamilton