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Rugby – Edinburgh v Scarlets, United Rugby Championship

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With a newly named stadium and a new Championship in the offing, Edinburgh Rugby welcomed Scarlets to the Dam Health Stadium for the opening round of the United Rugby Championship.Right from the off it...

Kirkcaldy RFC v Stewart’s Melville RFC, Tennents’ NL2

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Back on the road again and, after the disappointment of the previous week, it was smiles on the faces of all our players, coaches and supporters alike come 4.45 pm at Beveridge Park. Let's...

Edinburgh Rugby v Benetton Rugby – SBS Pre-season Series

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As is now the tradition, Edinburgh played two pre-season matches at their new home ground, Edinburgh Rugby Stadium, in the Scottish Building Society Pre-season Series.The first match, against Newcastle Falcons ended in a 10-26...

Watsonians Rugby v Heriots Rugby – FOSROC Super6

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It's been a while, but being able to attend live matches is back (although, to be fair, it's been back a few weeks, but various Festivals got in the way) and, following a couple...

Boroughmuir Bears announce 2021 FOSROC Super6 squad

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Boroughmuir Bears' Head Coach, Graham Shiel, has announced his 32-man squad to take part in the second season of the FOSROC Super6.The Edinburgh team will host the opening game of the 2021 FOSROC Super6...

Watsonians 32-man FOSROC Super6 squad announced

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Watsonians' Fergus Pringle has announced his 32-man Watsonians Rugby squad to compete in the second season of the FOSROC Super6. Pringle’s squad will get their season underway when they travel to Millbrae to face...

FOSROC Super6 squad announced by Heriots Rugby

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Head Coach Andrew Kelly, along with his coaching team of Scott Riddell and Finlay Gillies, have named their Heriot’s Rugby Super6 squad for the second season of FOSROC Super6 Championship. The squad features 75%...

Royal Bank RugbyForce success for Leith RFC

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Together with a chance to meet Scotland International stars, Leith Rugby Club has been awarded £1,000 after gaining Hero Club status in this year’s Royal Bank RugbyForce initiative.Beating strong competition from over 130 entries,...

30th July starting date for FOSROC Super6 Season 2

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The second season of the FOSROC Super6 competition has been confirmed by Scottish Rugby to be starting on Friday 30 July.After a 15-month hiatus the tournament kicks off with Boroughmuir Bears hosting city rivals...

Resumption of domestic rugby for 2021/22 season confirmed by Scottish Rugby

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Earlier this week, Scottish Rugby confirmed the resumption of a national competitive league structure for the upcoming 2021/22 season following a consultation with clubs and schools across the country.The Rugby Development department, supported by...

Three Heriot’s Players named in Scotland Under-20 Six Nations Squad

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Sean Lineen, Scotland's U20 Head Coach, has named a 32-man squad for the forthcoming 2021 Under-20 Six Nations.Lineen’s squad will travel to Cardiff later this month to take part in the age-grade championship which...

150th Anniversary of first Scotland v England rugby match

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The 150th anniversary of the first ever game of International rugby, which saw Scotland beat England at Raeburn Place in Edinburgh on 27 March 1871, will be marked on 27th March.The 150th anniversary 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...

Letter from Scotland

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Temperatures the lowest for 25 years (-23C in Braemar), three or four inches of snow even in the cities, roads and railways blocked and, between the snow showers, bright blue skies and a cool...

Women’s and U20’s Six nations postponed until later in 2021

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Yesterday (13th Jan. 2021), Six Nations Rugby Limited confirmed that the Women’s & U20s 2021 Championships will not take place in the regular Six Nations window of February and March this year. The Women’s...

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...

Roy Laidlaw’s youngest son preparing for an “amazing challenge” for charity

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The youngest son of the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half, Roy Laidlaw, Chris Laidlaw is a Scotland Club XV International stand-off in his own right.Chris, 30, captain of Boroughmuir Bears in...

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...

2020/21 competitive season closure confirmed by Scottish Rugby

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A recommendation by the Scottish Rugby Council to close 2020/21 competitive fixtures at all levels of the club and school game due to the national impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent public health...

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...

Study finds that Rugby has vital role to play boosting global health

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A study has suggested that playing rugby union can significantly improve health and wellbeing, despite the risks associated with the game.Possible benefits of playing include a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes, some cancers, stroke,...

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...

Scottish Rugby confirms season structures for 2020/21 club competitions

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The 'return to rugby' competition structures in Scotland for season 2020/21 are now confirmed following a series of consultations undertaken by the Scottish Rugby Council, with clubs and schools across the country.The Scottish Rugby...

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...

Grassroots Rugby Clubs to benefit from ‘Royal Bank Rugbyforce’ backing

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Funding in this year’s 'Royal Bank RugbyForce' programme has been awarded to one hundred and eighteen local rugby clubs from across Scotland.The funding will provide the grassroots clubs with vital financial support to help...

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...

Season 2020/21 ‘Return to Rugby Roadmap’ unveiled by Scottish Rugby

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Scottish Rugby unveiled their roadmap earlier today (3rd July 2020) on how clubs and schools could manage the return to playing rugby in Scotland for the 2020/21 season.The six-stage roadmap for clubs and schools...

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