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Glasgow sign Mike Blair on two-year deal
ESPN Staff
March 31, 2015
Mike Blair has signed for Glasgow © PA Photos

Glasgow Warriors have brought in Scotland scrum-half Mike Blair on a two-year deal.

Blair, who has 85 caps for Scotland, will arrive at Glasgow at the end of the season from Newcastle. He will bring a wealth of experience having also played for the British & Irish Lions, Brive and Edinburgh.

Blair has captained Scotland on 14 occasions and he is looking forward to working with Gregor Townsend at the Warriors. Blair said: "I'm very excited about moving back to Scotland and joining a very ambitious club.

"One of the reasons I'm moving to Glasgow is the opportunity to work with Gregor [Townsend] again. I played with him when I started out with Scotland and he coached me when he was part of the Scotland set-up and that was definitely a big factor in my decision to join the Warriors. My aim is to move into coaching and I see Gregor as being a great role model.

"Part of my role will be to help the younger guys develop and it will be good to work closely with the other scrum-halves at the club such as Henry [Pyrgos] and Grayson [Hart]. I had opportunities to stay in England, but I want to make a further contribution to the game in Scotland and eventually make the transition into coaching."

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