Glasgow head coach Sean Lineen paid tribute to his pack after the Warriors defeated the Ospreys at a rain-soaked Firhill in the Magners League.
Johnnie Beattie, and Fergus Thomson - hoping to catch the eye of Scotland coach Frank Hadden ahead of the RBS 6 Nations clash with England - were at the forefront of the home side's effort as three penalties from Dan Parks were enough to see off the Welsh side.
Hooker Thomson is in with a realistic chance of taking the Scotland number two shirt from Ross Ford for the Murrayfield meeting with England on Saturday while number eight Beattie has been frustrated with his lack of RBS 6 Nations action.
There was also encouragement for Hadden in the openside flanker stakes as not only did Donnie Macfadyen enjoy a fine game, but he was replaced by fit-again John Barclay.
Barclay is in line for a return to the squad for the game against England after missing out through injury in Dublin last weekend.
Lineen said: "The effort was outstanding. At half-time we spoke about the need for line speed and defence but when you got down to pitch side you could see how difficult it was.
"It was very slippery and our forwards really paved the way for the victory. Shade Munro has been working them really hard and they were fantastic."