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Rugby – Edinburgh v Zebre

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Edinburgh survive another final minute onslaught to win their second RaboDirect match in succession.Zebre were the visitors to Murrayfield on Friday night, giving Edinburgh their second home match in a row against Italian opposition....

Rugby – Edinburgh v Treviso

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Edinburgh resist last minute pressure to win only their second RaboDirect match of the season.Italian visitors, Benetton Treviso, were the opposition at Murrayfield on Friday night. Welcomed by an expectant 4,000-ish spectators following the...

Heineken Cup – Edinburgh v Munster

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Edinburgh defy odds to take the win over Munster at MurrayfieldPossibly the only two people outside the Edinburgh camp who thought they were in with a chance against former Champions, Munster, were the two match-day mascots...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Scarlets

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Scarlets take the win in a, frankly awful, fourth round RaboDirect match at Murrayfield.Llanelli Scarlets brought a bunch of fairly vocal supporters with them to Murrayfield to face Edinburgh in a fourth round match-up...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Newport-Gwent Dragons

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Edinburgh’s first home match of the season was against one of last season’s fellow strugglers, Newport-Gwent Dragons. In spite of a heavy defeat in the first round, the home side were hopeful of getting...

Rugby – From There to Here

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As the professional rugby season gets under way, I thought it might be an idea to do a ‘piece to internet’ about how the words and images get from there to here...I have...

Rugby – Edinburgh win against Ulster

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Edinburgh v Ulster RaboDirect PRO12 22 March 2013Edinburgh's biggest PRO12 crowd of the year - apart from the 1872 Cup match - turned out on a freezing Friday night to watch, what was probably,...

Rugby Scotland v Wales

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Scotland v Wales, RBS 6 Nations, 9 March 2013Report and Photos - John PreeceThere were high hopes that Scotland could take the match to complete their first 'three-in-a-row' run of wins in the 6...

Rugby – Scotland victorious over Italy

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Scotland v Italy, RBS 6-Nations, 9 February 2013Given the respective results from last weekend, the feeling was that, yes, Scotland could win, but not by much if they did. With one try in the...

Edinburgh v Leinster 4 January 2013

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Edinburgh v Leinster RaboDirect PRO12Four converted tries and a penalty from Leinster were more than sufficient to see off an Edinburgh side which played better than previous weeks, but still had no real answer...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Racing Metro, Heineken Cup, 14 December 2012

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If the crowd of 4,500 were looking for a repeat of last year's 48-47 thriller at Murrayfield, the weather gods had determined that it was not to be. A thoroughly miserable, wet evening ensured...

20 years of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit

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Approximately 575 patients, family, friends, carers, doctors and nurses came to Murrayfield recently to celebrate 20 years of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit in Edinburgh. Lots of them had travelled long distances to enjoy...

Edinburgh v Ospreys, RaboDirect PRO12, 23rd November 2012

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Just over 3,000 spectators braved the, initially, miserable weather to see Edinburgh playing their home game of the season. With the 'stars' away on International duty, it fell to the, marginally, lesser lights of...

Scotland v South Africa, EMC Autumn Test, 17 November 2012

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'A Plan A, but no Plan B..' was how the South African style of rugby was described by a variety of 'experts'. And for 60 minutes of the 80 at the weekend, Plan A...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Saracens Heineken Cup Round 1

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Report and Photos - John Preece 6,543 spectators turned up at Murrayfield to watch Edinburgh turn in one of their worst performances for a long time. Considering it was a 'first team' pick, they were...

McInally starts for Edinburgh rugby against Saracens

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Edinburgh rugby star Stuart McInally has been rewarded for his fine early season form with a starting berth in the club's opening Heineken Cup match against Saracens on Saturday. McInally is selected at Number 8...

Rugby Royal High v Portobello High School U16 Brewin-Dolphin Regional Plate Final

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Report - Bill McNie Photos - John Preece Portobello High beat Royal High 22-12 at Murrayfield last Friday evening to claim the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Schools U16 Edinburgh Regional Plate. After missing with a penalty attempt...

Edinburgh v Treviso, RaboDirect PRO12

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Report and Photos by John PreeceEdinburgh came away from their latest encounter at Murrayfield wondering where it had all gone wrong. Fielding what was, on paper, a strong starting line-up, The Edinburgh side were...

Madonna loves cupcakes

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Or at least someone in her entourage does! Candy Cupcakes got an order to send some round to the pop star before her performance at Murrayfield on Saturday night and here is what they...

Edinburgh not ‘To Lose’!

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Edinburgh Rugby play Toulouse this weekend at home in the Heineken Cup Quarter-Final Edinburgh not To Lose!  This is the message on the Deuchars IPA pump clips in pubs around Edinburgh ahead of this weekend’s...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Paul Edie

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Paul Edie is the LibDem candidate for Corstorphine/Murrayfield ward.This is what he says about himself:-Gender MaleLocation Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomIntroduction I am the Liberal Democrat Councillor for Corstorphine and Murrayfield on Edinburgh City Council. I serve as the Convenor...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Jeremy Balfour

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Jeremy Balfour is the Conservative Group leader and is the candidate for Corstorphine/Murrayfield Ward. He was born in Edinburgh and has lived here most of his life. He is a former lawyer and church...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Newport-Gwent Dragons, RaboDirect PRO12, 23 March 2012

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Edinburgh fielded a fairly inexperienced team in their latest RaboDirect PRO12 clash at Murrayfield against the Dragons from deepest, darkest Wales and probably paid the price, losing 29 points to 15 in an error-strewn...

Rugby – You can choose the RBS 6 Nations Player of the Championship

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Two Scottish players have been included on the shortlist for RBS 6 Nations player of the Championship. Edinburgh Academy old boy, Ross Rennie, and fellow Scotland team member, David Denton, are both named as potential...

Rugby – Scotland v France, RBS 6 Nations, 26 February 2012

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Scotland faced France at Murrayfield  with two defeats in the bank from two matches and hoping for 'third time lucky'. It wasn't to be, however. France sneaked ahead with a 58th minute try and sealed...

Rugby – Scotland v France, Women’s 6 Nations, 25 February 2012

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Scotland's women came away from last weekend's game pointless for the third time in three matches this Championship. To be fair to the team, France didn't look all that great either and although they...

Rugby – Scotland v France sold out

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Scottish Rugby has confirmed today that for the first time since Murrayfield Stadium was redeveloped in 1994, the Scotland v France match has sold out.Next Sunday’s match will have a capacity attendance, 67,144, just...

Sponsored Video: Rugby Masterclasses

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Following two defeats in their first two matches, it seems that the Scottish rugby team may still have a bit to learn. So we are intrigued to see the Masterclasses which Glasgow Warriors players...

Rugby – Scotland v England 4 February 2012

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The Auld Enemy turned up at Murrayfield on Saturday with eight new caps, a new head coach and the full support of Britains bookies, but with a bit of rumbling from the English 'experts' about...

Rugby – Edinburgh v London Irish, 22nd January 2012

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For the first time since 2004, Edinburgh Rugby have qualified for the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup. And they did so in some style, winning five of their six matches, topping their group, finishing third in...

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