Belfast Telegraph

Seymour expects tough Leinster test


BY Will Jackson

Glasgow wing Tommy Seymour is wary of facing a Leinster side packed with "world-class individuals" at Scotstoun this weekend.

The Warriors face a crucial second game in their European Champions Cup campaign against the Irish side after losing their opener on Saturday.

Glasgow went down 24-15 to Aviva Premiership champions Exeter, and now face Leinster, who are likely to strengthen their victorious side with the additions of British and Irish Lions duo Jonny Sexton and Sean O'Brien to the starting line-up.

The pair are two of five Leinster players who travelled to New Zealand with Seymour in the summer, but missed out on the win over Montpellier through injury.

Former Ulster star Seymour said: "They are world-class individuals and add a lot to a side. Leinster are already stacked and have great strength in depth and had a great win despite having those guys on the sidelines, so it shows the quality they have.

"When you add in these world-class players, it's pretty strong opposition to come up against and we'll be looking to make sure we try and nullify those threats they have.

"We know we didn't click fully at the weekend.

"They (Exeter) were pretty ruthless but we have areas we need to sharpen up on. We'll learn from our mistakes, but we're fully focused on Leinster."

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