Zebre v Glasgow: Sebastian Cancelliere set for debut in reshuffled Warriors line-up

Danny Wilson's side hunting for third win on the bounce

Pumas winger Sebastian Cancelliere is set to make his Glasgow debut in Parma. Image: Craig Watson.
Winger Sebastian Cancelliere is in Glasgow's starting line-up to face Edinburgh. Image: Craig Watson.

ARGENTINE international Sebastian Cancelliere will make his Glasgow debut tomorrow against Zebre Parma as Warriors coach Danny Wilson rotates his team selection. The 28-year-old is on the right wing in place of Kyle Steyn.

Sione Tuipulotu starts in the centre, replacing Sam Johnson, who was concussed in last week’s win over the Lions but is not listed as injured. There is a double change at half-back, where Duncan Weir and George Horne take over from Ross Thompson and Jamie Dobie.

In the front row, Johnny Matthews and Oli Kebble start instead of Fraser Brown and Murray McCallum respectively. There is one personnel change and a positional reshuffle in the back row, with Ally Miller coming in for Jack Dempsey. Miller is listed at blindside, while Ryan Wilson will captain the side from No 8.

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Including Dempsey, 12  players are listed as unavailable for selection. The others are Hamish Bain, Simon Berghan, Scott Cummings,  Matt Fagerson, Zander Fagerson, Tom Lambert, Kiran McDonald, Ewan McQuillin, Ali Price, Ratu Tagive and George Turner.

Zebre have made 11 changes to their starting line-up after losing all three of their games to date in the URC.

Glasgow Warriors (v Zebre Parma at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Saturday 1pm British time): C Forbes; S Cancelliere, N Grigg, S Tuipulotu, R McLean; D Weir, G Horne; J Bhatti, J Matthews, O Kebble, L Bean, R Gray, A Miller, R Darge, R Wilson (captain). Substitutes: F Brown, B Thyer, E Pieretto, R Harley, T Gordon, S Kennedy, R Thompson, S McDowall.

Zebre Parma: J Laloifi; P Bruno, G Bisegni (captain), T Boni, A Tuivuaka; C Canna, A Fusco; D Fischetti, L Bigi, M Nocera, D Sisi, A Zambonin, M Mbandà, R Giammarioli, G Licata. Substitutes: O Fabiani, A Lovotti, E Bello, C Stoian, L Andreani, M Violi, P Pescetto, E Cronjé.

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