Here’s the Scribbler on Big Al and that glorious day in Belfast


What’s this all about?

Well, @TopOfTheMoonGW informed a few of us that today marks ten years since Al Kellock made his debut for Glasgow Warriors and it only seemed fitting to celebrate that!

Captain Al in numbers

Edinburgh Caps: 56

Edinburgh Points: 15

Glasgow Caps: 152

Glasgow Points: 20

Games as Glasgow Captain: 151

Scotland Caps: 56

Scotland Points: 5

Notable achievements: Captaining the Barbarians against Australia, Captaining Scotland, Captaining Glasgow Warriors to their maiden Pro12 trophy.

My Big Al Memory

As a bit of a nipper, my memory is of course very recent. It’s the Pro12 final of 2015, where Glasgow downed the mighty Munster, to win their first title.

This may seem like an odd selection. After all, Big Al was on the bench as Jonny Gray and Leone Nakarawa were preferred on that day by head coach, Gregor Townsend. It was only in the 66th minute…

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