Slanj Scotland 150th anniversary tartan: available in-store and online!

Designed and launched in the 150th anniversary year of the club, the all-new ‘Edinburgh Rugby Tartan’ was designed to incorporate the club’s navy and burnt orange colours, paying homage to Edinburgh District’s original design, while linking in with the modern version of the club’s brand. SHOP THE EDINBURGH RUGBY X SLANJ 150TH ANNIVERSARY TARTAN RANGE […]

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Celebrate Club Legends Night at Saracens!

With a number of club legends invited to the unmissable European clash – where they’ll attend a pre-match suite ahead of the match – our past-players will be on hand to cheer the squad on to the pitch, forming a guard of honour for your Edinburgh Rugby stars. Supporters can also look forward to a […]

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150th anniversary 1872 Cup kit unveiled

The kit is launched on the exact anniversary of the first-ever meeting between Edinburgh and Glasgow District representative sides, with that fixture – the first edition of world rugby’s oldest intercity derby – taking place at Burbank, Glasgow, on 23 November 1872. Edinburgh’s players will wear the commemorative jersey in both home and away festive derbies against Glasgow Warriors, […]

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Legends in focus: Brewster’s Wallabies debut

Brewster’s glistening career began in a single point defeat to the Wallabies in November 1975 when he made his Edinburgh debut against the touring side at the age of 21. Playing in front of 6,000 spectators at Myreside, Brewster – who began his career at flanker before moving to the front-row – had only left […]

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​Struth hails 150th anniversary history project

Edinburgh today unveiled a project two years in the making, with every player and match identified and categorised since the inaugural inter-city derby in 1872, against Glasgow Warriors (then Glasgow District) at Burnbank – the first of its kind in world rugby. “We’re hugely excited to launch this detailed history project as we kickstart the […]

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Major history project commemorates 150 years of Edinburgh Rugby

Starting in 2020, the club’s marketing and communications department set out on a journey to identify and categorise every single player and match since the inaugural inter-city derby in 1872, against Glasgow Warriors (then Glasgow District) at Burnbank – the first of its kind in world rugby. Some 1300 players later, Edinburgh Rugby can now […]

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Edinburgh Rugby to unveil 150th anniversary history project

In a venture started in 2020, the club’s communications team have endeavoured to categorise every single Edinburgh player and match since the inaugural inter-city derby against Glasgow District at Burbank on 23 November 1872, with a full list of over 1300 players now identified through both the amateur and professional eras. Alongside this, the club […]

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