12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
"But this is one we need to win and with the crowd behind us we can do that."
Connacht's next home match after Friday will be against defending league campaigns Leinster on Sunday, October 5 (kick off 6pm) and tickets for this game are currently on sale.
CONNACHT Squad (v Glasgow Warriors): Backs (11) - Liam Bibo, Kieran Campbell, Fionn Carr, Mel Deane, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, John Hearty, Ian Keatley, keith Matthews, Frank Murphy, Aidan Wynne.
Forwards (14) - Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Adrian Flavin, Andrew Farley, Ronan Loughney, Michael McCarthy, Brian McGovern, Robbie Morris, John Muldoon, Johnny O'Connor, Ray Ofisa, Colm Rigney, Brett Wilkinson.
Not considered due to injury: Tim Donnelly (shoulder), David Gannon (foot), Conor O'Loughlin (hip), Daniel Riordan (hamstring), Michael Roberts (calf), Michael Swift (leg).