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Edinburgh Leisure to tackle under-fives rugby

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With the Six Nations Championships kicking off at the beginning of February, Edinburgh Leisure is tackling the under-fives by offering a 6-week taster block of mini-rugby for initially just £6 –essentially £1 per session.Edinburgh...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Montpelier, ERCC – Round 6

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With a European Championship Quarter-final place up for grabs, Edinburgh were well aware that top French side, Montpelier, were more than capable of repeating the result of their first match back in October, in...

Edinburgh University Team Confirmed for 2019 Melrose Sevens

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Along with the Universities of St. Andrews and Durham, The University of Edinburgh has been invited to compete in the renowned Aberdeen Standard Investments Melrose Sevens rugby tournament this April.Founded in 1857, Edinburgh University...

Homebuilder scores two tries with North Berwick community

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A leading homebuilder has strengthened its ties with an East Lothian community by supporting the local junior rugby teams – for the best part of a decade.CALA Homes (East) has been a long-standing sponsor...
Blue player breaking clear

Rugby – Edinburgh v Southern Kings, Guinness PRO14

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Having secured the 1872 Cup with two successive wins over Glasgow, it was back to the 'normal' PRO14 fixtures on Saturday night as Edinburgh Rugby welcomed South Africa's Southern Kings for their Conference 'B' match at BT...

January’s rugby fixtures

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5 Jan 7:35pm Edinburgh Rugby v Southern Kings, BT Murrayfield. 12 Jan 2:00pm Edinburgh Academicals v Hawick, Raeburn Place. Currie Chieftains v Heriots, Malleny Park. 3:00pm Watsonians v Glasgow Hawks, Myreside. 18 Jan 7:45pm Edinburgh Rugby v Montpellier HR, BT Murrayfield. 19 Jan 2:00pm Stewarts' Melville v GHK,...
Stewarts Melville v Biggar

Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Biggar, Tennent’s National League, Div. 2

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Proceedings commenced with Stew Mel kicking off towards the Castle on an overcast damp day. Their starting line-up was more or less as it has been on recent Saturdays, showcasing probably the best they...

Rugby fixtures in December

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December Rugby fixtures  1 Dec 2:00pm Heriots v Edinburgh Academicals, Goldenacre. Stewarts' Melville v Biggar, Inverleith. 3:00pm Boroughmuir v Glasgow Hawks. Meggetland. 8 Dec 2:00pm Edinburgh Academicals v Melrose, Raeburn Place. 2:30pm Currie Chieftains v Stirling County, Malleny Park. 3:00pm Watsonians v Boroughmuir, Myreside. 15 Dec 2:00pm Heriots v...
Sean Maitland slides in for his 11th Scotland try

Rugby – Scotland v Argentina, 2018 Autumn Internationals

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Scotland's fourth, and final, match of their 2018 Autumn International Series was played at a damp and miserable BT Murrayfield in front of a full house of damp, and maybe, not quite so miserable,...
Scotrail - Forth Bridge

More ScotRail seats for Final Test

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ScotRail is, once again, adding more seats on trains to and from Edinburgh this weekend as Scotland play their third, and final match, in the Autumn Test Series. Scotland will play Argentina at the BT...
Scotland v South Africa

Rugby – Scotland v South Africa, 2018 Autumn Internationals

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With Scotland ranked sixth (pre-match), one place above Australia, in World Rugby Rankings, their latest opponents in the three-match Autumn Series, South Africa (World ranked fifth) expected a tough match ahead of Saturday's encounter...
Jack Stanley scoring under the posts

Rugby – Watsonians v Heriots, Tennent’s Premiership

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Heriots made the trip 'South' from Goldenacre to face Watsonians under the lights at Myreside on Friday night. With the home side lying two places below their visitors in the Tennent's Premiership, 'Sonians were looking...
Falkirk v Stewart's Melville

Rugby – Falkirk v Stewarts’ Melville, Tennent’s National League, Div. 2

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The teams were greeted by a pleasant day, with bright blue skies and a gentle breeze. Falkirk's ‘Sunnyside’ ground was living up to its name - unlike in 1746, when it was torrential wind...
Scotrail train at Linlithgow Station

ScotRail adds Extra Carriages for Scotland v South Africa

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ScotRail is adding more seats on trains to and from Edinburgh this weekend as Scotland look to follow up on their sensational win against Fiji in the Autumn Tests. Scotland will play South Africa at...
Scotland celebrate their 54-17 win. © J. L. Preece

Rugby – Scotland v Fiji, 2018 Autumn Internationals

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That most mercurial of mercurial rugby nations, Fiji, were the first of three visitors to BT Murrayfield for Scotland's 2018 Autumn International Series. Having lost to the Pacific Islanders last time they played, Scotland...
Chloe Rollie in action against England in the 2018 Six Nations

Ground-breaking Women’s Rugby deal announced by BBC Alba

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An unprecedented number of women’s rugby matches will be televised over the next year thanks to Scottish Rugby reaching a ground-breaking deal with BBC ALBA. The deal includes not only the broadcast of the elite...
Stuart Hogg diving over for a try

Sam Skinner debuts on Hogg’s return from Injury

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Glasgow Warriors' and British & Irish Lions' full-back, Stuart Hogg, returns to Scotland's starting line-up for this Saturday’s Autumn Test against Fiji in front of a capacity crowd at BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm). Hogg...
BT Murrayfield

Autumn Tests Travel Advice

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Rugby fans heading to watch Scotland in the Autumn Tests 2018 this month are being advised to take note of traffic and travel information.In their first match this Saturday (10 November, kick-off 2.30pm), Scotland...
Stewarts Melville v Howe of Fife

Rugby – Stewarts’ Melville v Howe of Fife, Tennent’s National League, Div. 2

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Good to be home on familiar pastures once more. It seems we can never avoid Howe as we both ‘duck and dive’ within the national league structure. Despite their lowly league position, the stats...

Rugby – Stewart’s Melville 2 v Edinburgh Accies 2, Tennent’s National Reserve League, Division...

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While Stewart's Melville's first team were puting 13-man Howe of Fife to the sword at Inverleith, on the reserve pitch, their second team were entertaining Edinburgh Accies seconds in a Tennent's National Reserve League, Division...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Scarlets, Guinness PRO14

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Round 8 of the Guinness PRO14 saw Edinburgh Rugby welcoming Llanelli Scarlets to BT Murrayfield. Hoping to put behind them the defeat at the hands of Zebre in the previous round, the home side...

10th Full-house in a Row for Scotland

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Scotland's rugby fans fill the National Stadium to Capacity 10 times over. A tenth successive capacity crowd will roar on Scotland at the country’s biggest stadium, BT Murrayfield, next month in a run of sell-outs that...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v RC Toulon, European Rugby Champions Cup – Round 2

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Edinburgh sweep aside former Champions at BT MurrayfieldComing off the back of a narrow defeat to Montpelier, Edinburgh welcomed the giants – in all senses of the word – of RC Toulon to BT...

Rugby – Watsonians FC v Edinburgh Academicals FC, Tennent’s Premiership

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Bonus-point win for 'Sonians at homeFriday night rugby returned to Myreside this week, but, with Edinburgh having abandoned ship and trudged back to BT Murrayfield, it was up to the Tennent's Premiership to provide the entertainment. Edinburgh...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Cheetahs, Guinness PRO14

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Second bonus-point win in succession for Edinburgh at home.South Africa's Toyota Cheetahs made their long haul flight to the capital to face an Edinburgh Rugby side who had shown they could dig deep, by...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Benetton, Guinness PRO14

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Edinburgh squeak home for the winItaly's Benetton were the visitors to BT Murrayfield for the Guinness PRO14's fifth round match in Conference 'B'. Edinburgh were coming off the back of a confidence sapping loss...

Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Glasgow Accies, Tennent’s National League 2

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Stew Mel come from behind for dominant victory.Match report courtesy of Kevin Murchie, Stewarts Melville RFC As Ziggy once said regarding some ch-ch-ch-changes, ‘I watch the ripples change their size but never leave the stream’....

Junior 1872 Cup Contests for Scottish Rugby Academy sides

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Age-grades align with Pro14 clubsThe best young players from the east and west of Scotland will be aligned to the nation’s two professional clubs, Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors, in a series of age-grade fixtures...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Connacht, Guinness PRO14

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Edinburgh beat Connacht for first win of the season.Despite coming off the back of two away defeats in the 2018-19 Guinness PRO12, Edinburgh were starting to look good as Cockerill's new shape squad were...

Three year sponsorship deal for Scotland Women’s Rugby

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SP Energy Networks sign up as the new sponsor of the Scotland Women's rugby squad. The electricity network company’s distinctive green logo will feature on the front of the Scotland Women home and alternate strips...
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