Glasgow Warriors head coach Sean Lineen is relishing the first match of the season at home to Leinster in the Magner’s League following their move to their new training centre at Scotstoun Stadium back in June.
"It's the most satisfying pre-season I've had as a head coach," he said. "We're training at Scotstoun now so we've been able to do a lot more coaching.
"The pre-season games have been good for us, we've learnt a lot from Dundee right through until Sale and Wasps. There are some areas to improve on but a lot of good stuff as well."
He continued: "Our game against Sale at Firhill was a good stepping stone but we know it's going to be a massive physical test against Leinster.
"It's always a good battle with Leinster. They've got a lot of youngsters as well but they've also got plenty experience. The back-row, which I rate very highly, is their weapon."
GLASGOW WARRIORS (v Leinster): B Stortoni (capt); DTH van der Merwe, M Evans, G Morrison, F Aramburu; R Jackson, H Pyrgos; J Welsh, F Thomson, M Low, T Ryder, R Gray, R Wilson, C Fusaro, R Vernon.
Replacements: P MacArthur, E Kalman, R Grant, A Muldowney, R Harley, D Weir, H O'Hare, P Murchie.