GLASGOW have signed prop forward Murray McCallum on a short-term contract, just weeks after the 25-year-old was released by Edinburgh.

An announcement of the signing on the Warriors website did not specify the length of the deal, saying only that McCallum would be in the squad "for the opening section of the new United Rugby Championship and Heineken Champions Cup campaigns".

“I’m delighted at the new challenge here at the Warriors,” said McCallum, who has three Scotland caps.

“It’s exciting to get the chance to experience a new culture and experience a new way of playing.

“Glasgow play an exciting brand of rugby and I’m looking forward to immersing myself in the club, getting to know the boys, the coaches and fighting for a jersey amongst some very experienced players.

"In my time here I’m looking to continue to develop as a player and I’m eager to get some games under my belt and get back playing on the big stage - I’ve seen Scotstoun packed out and I can’t wait to experience it from the pitch.”

McCallum, who can play on either side of the front row but is primarily a tighthead, was with Edinburgh for five seasons.