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Peter Vardy Group signed as new Scottish Rugby Principal Partner & Scotland shirt sponsor

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The Peter Vardy Group has been secured by Scottish Rugby as a Principal Partner and new front of shirt sponsor for the Scotland national team in a four-year deal commencing in the summer of...

Scottish Rugby’s support from BT extends out to 10 years

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In an updated deal which will see it reach ten years with the national governing body, Scottish Rugby Principal Partner BT has agreed to extend its support for the sport in Scotland. BT will...

Search for Young Ambassadors kicked off by Royal Bank RugbyForce

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The programme for funding applications via The Royal Bank RugbyForce 2021 is now open. New for this year, grassroots heroes aged 18-35 from Scotland’s local rugby clubs are being encouraged to apply to become...

Two Heriot’s Blues selected for Scotland U20s squad and FOSROC Regional Academy

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Finn McIlwraith and Duncan Hood of Heriot’s Blues Men have been selected for the Scotland U20 squad with other members of the team forming part of the recent FOSROC Regional Academy intake.They both received...

Heriot’s Hutchison tests himself training with Edinburgh Rugby

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Cameron Hutchison, a former Scotland U18 and U19 captain and U20 player, has been acting as emergency cover for the Edinburgh Rugby backline and was the 24th man for the team against Ulster on...

18 mile Sunday run to raise awareness for women’s rugby

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Broughton Women player Ruth Morgan ran 18 miles around each of the seven Edinburgh rugby clubs that have a women’s team on Sunday (6th Dec.). Joined by teammates and players from other teams for...

Guest coaches from Heriot’s Blues work with Stewart’s Melville Lionesses

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Stewart’s Melville RFC Lioness weekend training has seen two Heriot’s Blues palyers oversee sessions as guest coaches.About 15 players, aged from 8 to 15 recently took part in the hour-long practice held by Catriona...

Return to competitive club rugby paused until January 2021

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Scottish Rugby’s Board has supported a recommendation by the Scottish Rugby Council to delay the planned return to competitive rugby, at all levels of the club and school game, until January 2021 at the...

Super6 to receive FOSROC support for second year

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Construction Solutions company FOSROC will continue its support of Scottish Rugby’s part-time professional league Super6 for a second year.Its name will also be the title sponsor to the ‘Sprint Series’, a shortened Super6 tournament...

Fixtures for 2020/21 club & school season announced by Scottish Rugby

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The fixtures for each tier of the Scottish game has been published by Scottish Rugby as the sport makes steady progress to resume, in line with public health guidelines.Following widespread Scottish Rugby Council consultation...

Fans back at BT Murrayfield for Glasgow match

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The green light has been given by Scottish Rugby to host a limited number of fans at tomorrow's (Friday 28 August) derby match against Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield.Scottish Government has supported Scottish Rugby’s...

Scotland’s Megan Gaffney moves over to Heriots’ Blues Women

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Scotland Women's Megan Gaffney will make the move from Myreside to Goldenacre to play with Heriot’s Blues Women whenever rugby resumes.The winger has a big year ahead of her with preparation for the Women’s...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville v Newton Stewart, Tennent’s NL2

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For, in all probability, the final match for this season, Newton Stewart made the long trip up from deepest, darkest Dumfriesshire to Inverleith for their Tennent's National League 2 encounter with, division leaders, Stewart's...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville v Whitecraigs, Tennent’s NL2

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Some changes in Stewart's Melville's back line for the visit of Whitecraigs on Saturday saw Geoff Angco and Jamie Thompson come in at 12 and 11, respectively, due to injuries sustained by Euan Morrison...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Cardiff Blues, Guinness PRO14

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Round 13 of the Guinness PRO14 saw Cardiff Blues make the trip up from Wales to try to put a dent in the hosts', currently, successful run. Edinburgh, on the other hand, were looking to maintain their...

Rugby – Boroughmuir Bears v Ayrshire Bulls, FOSROC Super6

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Thanks to the recent wet weather, Queensferry RFC's artificial pitch was 'home' for Boroughmuir Bears at the weekend as they played Ayrshire Bulls in the latest round of the FOSROC Super6 competition.Despite a decent...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Connacht, Guinness PRO14

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Being, as we are, in the middle of the Six Nations, this match would be a test of squad depth, as much as anything, as Connacht made the trip from wet and wild West...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville v Preston Lodge, Tennent’s NL2

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In a repeat match-up of the previous weekend's Cup game, Preston Lodge once again visited Inverleith, this time, for the latest round of the Tennent's National League 2. Despite the blustery conditions, courtesy of...

Rugby – Watsonians v Heriots Rugby, FOSROC Super6

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Heriots Rugby made the trip up to Myreside on Friday night for a FOSROC Super6 top-of-the-table local derby against Watsonians. With the teams lying second and first, respectively – seperated only by match points difference – it...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville v Preston Lodge, National League QF

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It was Quarter-final day at Inverleith at the weekend as Stewart's Melville and Preston Lodge squared up for their encounter at Inverleith, with the winners progressing through to a semi-final against Lasswade, who had...

Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Dumfries Saints, Tennent’s NL2

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Dumfries Saints made the long trip up to Edinburgh at the weekend to face a familiar looking Stewarts Melville. This was a pleasing situation, consistency being key, with the only notable, home side change...

Rugby – Heriots Rugby v Boroughmuir Bears, FOSROC Super6

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Heriots Rugby welcomed Boroughmuir Bears for a local FOSROC Super 6 match at Goldenacre for their Round 8 match in the new – for this season – competition. Heriots were looking to maintain their...

Rugby League – Edinburgh Eagles v Ashton Bears, Coral Challenge Cup – Rd. 1

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*Edinburgh Eagles welcomed North West Counties League club, Ashton Bears, to Edinburgh for their Challenge Cup 1st Round tie at the weekend. The Eagles were confident they could go one better than their appearance...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Southern Kings, Guinness PRO14

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The first match of 2020 at BT Murrayfield saw South African side, Isuzu Southern Kings, take the field to face an Edinburgh Rugby side flying high in the Guinness PRO14's Conference 'B'. With only...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Glasgow, Guinness PRO14 and 1872 Cup

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Edinburgh Rugby entered 'Round 2' of the 1872 Cup series, four points down on their derby-match opponents, Glasgow Warriors. With PRO14 points at stake, never mind Cup bragging rights, would the home side be able to claw back...

Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Hamilton Bulls, Tennent’s National League 2

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Hamilton Bulls were the visitors to a wet Inverleith last weekend to play a Stewarts Melville side aiming to maintain their unbeaten run - four in a row, so far - in NL2.Stew Mel...

Performance Academy Launched by Edinburgh Napier University and Cricket Scotland

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The Cricket Scotland Performance Academy, launched today (26 November), will support the development of young male and female cricketers and encourage the continuing development of the sport across the country. It will use Edinburgh...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Bordeaux-Begles, European Rugby Challenge Cup R2

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Following on from their bonus point, away, win at Agen the previous week, the second round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup saw Edinburgh facing another French side, this time at BT Murrayfield. Bordeaux-Begles were the team...

Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Gordonians, Tennent’s NL2

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Gordonians made the long trip down to Inverleith for their NL2 match against a Stewarts Melville side who were brimming with confidence, being both on a winning streak and with a settled team to...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Dragons, Guinness PRO14

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For the second home match in a row BT Murrayfield welcomed a Welsh team for the latest Guinness PRO14 match-up against an Edinburgh side who were gradually blending their World Cup 'absentees' back into...

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