Lineen awaits Munster challenge

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Sean Lineen

Glasgow Warriors are gearing up for another "massive" challenge in their RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Munster at Musgrave Park on Saturday night, according to head coach Sean Lineen.

The teams are currently tied on 56 points as the race for the play-offs reaches the home straight, Munster sitting third with the Warriors hot on their heels in fourth.

Lineen said: "This is the latest in a long line of massive tests for the team. Munster away is one of the toughest games you can get, but the players have consistently risen to the challenges that have been put in front of them this season and we've every confidence they can deliver again."

He added: "We've only lost one of our last 15 matches in the RaboDirect PRO12 and the quality of our performances in the home wins against Aironi and Cardiff Blues was very pleasing.

"Everyone needs to take it up another notch if we're to claim another positive result again this weekend.

"In terms of consistency and intensity, Munster have set the standard for the rest of European rugby in the last decade or so.

"We've massive respect for what they have achieved, but we're very clear about our own objectives and we travel there with confidence."

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