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Alan Solomons will resist major change for Edinburgh's cup clash against Glasgow

Published 30/12/2015

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons will resist change for the match against Glasgow.
Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons will resist change for the match against Glasgow.

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons will go with largely the same side which beat Glasgow last Sunday as he looks to finish off their 1872 Cup opponents.

The Gunners will take a 12-point advantage to Scotstoun on Saturday after beating Gregor Townsend's men 23-11 in the capital.

Damien Hoyland comes into the starting XV on the left wing in place of Tom Brown who has picked up a shoulder injury. Meanwhile in the pack, Ben Toolis switches places with brother Alex to start at lock.

Edinburgh are looking to retain the trophy they won for the first time in six years 12 months ago but Solomons is wary of the task his side face as they take on the Guinness Pro12 champions for the second time in six days.

No Gunners line-up has won in Glasgow since 2003 and the South African said: "We appreciate the challenge we face this weekend and are preparing accordingly."

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