Fraser Brown goals to bounce again from his World Cup disappointment with Scotland within the excellent method by serving to Glasgow to their first European trophy. The 33-year-old was ignored of Gregor Townsend’s 41-man World Cup coaching squad final week regardless of successful his 61st cap through the Guinness Six Nations.
However the hooker has been handed a subsequent enhance by signing a Warriors contract extension and may bounce again additional when his facet play within the EPCR Problem Cup remaining towards Toulon on Friday.
“I had a quick chat with Gregor on Tuesday morning,” he mentioned. “The depth now we have throughout all positions is so robust that there’s going to be tos and fros between who’s in and who’s out of the squad throughout the season.
“It’s just one of things, it’s a selection decision. You move on and focus on the next thing. I have been lucky enough to play in two World Cups and it is the pinnacle of your career internationally.
“Look, it’s a disappointment but all I can do is focus on what I am doing here. We have got one last game of the season, which is a huge game for us. All my focus is on that.
“We are lucky here that we have had big games at the end of the season. Obviously, you are disappointed when you get the news but you do move on and there is no better way to move on than play in a European final.”
Warriors have scored 139 points in their three knockout games and beaten both Bath and Perpignan away from home in the group stage, but Brown knows Warriors will need to be at the top of their form at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium.
“We need to play our best game,” he said. “All season we have been strong up front, we have had a strong maul and a strong scrum which has got even stronger as the season goes on.
“Our attack speaks for itself, we have players from 1-23 who are able to handle the ball and attack well. And our defence has been the foundation of absolutely everything we have done.
“We wouldn’t have the confidence to go out and play the attacking rugby that we do if we didn’t have the defence capabilities that we have.
“But we are going to have to bring it all. Toulon are an excellent side with some proper world-class players and they will have done their job, previewed us, worked out how they can try and stop us.”
On his new deal, Brown added: “I’m delighted to be here for another year. Glasgow has not only been a massive part of my year but also my life and my family’s life, so to continue my 10/11-year journey is something I am very proud of.”
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