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Edinburgh v Brive – EPCR Challenge Cup

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Following on from their 'close run thing' against London Irish in the EPCR Challenge Cup in the previous round, which they lost by a single point, Edinburgh were hoping to make amends against French...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Benetton, United Rugby Championship

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Round 7 of the United Rugby Championship saw Benetton returning to the DAM Health Stadium to play an Edinburgh side looking to continue their current winning streak in the league. Benetton, for their part,...

Rugby, Scotland Women v Japan Women, Autumn International

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Sakura (Japan) XV were the visitors to play Scotland's women in their, one-match, Autumn 'series' at the DAM Health Stadium in Edinburgh. The Scots were looking for their third consecutive International win this year,...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville v Hamilton Bulls, Tennent’s NL2

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On a dry blustery day, with the wind direction as unpredictable as the BBC weather forecast, SM kicked off towards the Castle. After a bit of juggling, Hamilton managed to get themselves into a...

Rugby – FOSROC Super6 – Southern Knights v Ayrshire Bulls

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At the first FOSROC Super6 match at the recently named Edinburgh Rugby's DAM Health Stadium on Sunday it was the Ayrshire Bulls who won the day in a match which had a bit of...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Bulls, United Rugby Championship

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Another South African side on the bounce were Edinburgh Rugby's Round Four opponents in the 2021 United Rugby Championship as the Vodacom Bulls lined up to try and do what the Stormers had failed...

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

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GHK made the trip through from Glasgow to Inverleith last Saturday to face Stewart's Melville in the latest round of Scottish Rugby's Tennent's National League, Div. 2. Within 10 minutes of the start Stew Mel...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v DHL Stormers, United Rugby Championship

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For Round 3 of the inaugural United Rugby Championship, South African Side, DHL Stormers were the visitors to Edinburgh Rugby's DAM Health Stadium on Saturday evening. With both sides coming off the back of...

Rugby – Watsonians v Boroughmuir, FOSROC Super6

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Boroughmuir Bears made the epic, 1.1Km trip round the corner to Myreside to face a Watsonians side who have, latterly, struggled to record a win. They've suffered few narrow defeats, so a slew of...

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

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Although there were some smiles evident on the final whistle, all in good sporting spirit, they were undoubtedly masking great disappointment and frustration as SM were pipped at the post by a physical PL...

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...

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