Swiel to debut as Mata returns for Ulster clash

Swiel – who joined this summer but has had to wait for opportunity through injury – takes the place of the departing Blair Kinghorn, who misses out on his final fixture for the club before joining Toulouse, with a minor hip injury sustained in training earlier this week. Elsewhere in the backline, 22-year-old academy graduate Harry Paterson is handed his first […]

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Ritchie to hit century on Club Appreciation Night

Ritchie – who joined the club straight from school at the age of 17 – made his Edinburgh Rugby debut in 2014 and has spent the entirety of his professional career so far in the Scottish capital, where he has developed into one of world rugby’s brightest back-row talents and national team captain. Joining capital greats and living […]

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Ritchie returns for Bulls showdown

The back-row hasn’t played since being injured in the national side’s Rugby World Cup clash with Ireland at Stade de France, but returns to bolster Edinburgh’s back-row as one of three changes to the starting XV to face the league-leading South Africans. Scotland internationalist WP Nel returns to action at tighthead prop after being rested last week, while co-captain Ben […]

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Schoeman to hit century against Connacht

The fan-favourite and Edinburgh Rugby #1250 is now in his sixth season in the capital and is the 10th front-rower in club history to hit the milestone, joining living Edinburgh legends Allan Jacobsen (double centurion), Craig Smith, Ross Ford and WP Nel in the coveted ‘centurions club’. Schoeman is one of 11 internationalists named in the starting XV for tomorrow night’s BKT United […]

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Schoeman and Van der Merwe return to face Leinster

The duo starts as two of five changes made to the starting XV – WP Nel (tighthead prop) and Charlie Shiel (scrum-half) come into the starting line-up as Javan Sebastian drops to bench, with Ben Vellacott missing out through personal reasons. Elsewhere in the pack, Tom Dodd makes his second appearance for the club at blindside flanker as Viliame […]

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Internationalists return for Hive Stadium opener

Blair Kinghorn (full-back), Grant Gilchrist (lock), Hamish Watson (openside flanker), Viliame Mata (number 8), Ewan Ashman (replacement hooker) and WP Nel (replacement tighthead prop) are all named in the capital side’s 23 for the Round 2 clash. Sean Everitt’s side are looking to make it two-from-two after last weekend’s opening round victory away to Dragons RFC, with […]

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Five new faces for Dragons opener

Healy – who joined the club from BKT URC rivals and title winners Munster in the summer – gets the nod as GB Sevens wing Ross McCann, Javan Sebastian (prop), Cameron Neild and Tom Dodd (both back-row) are all handed starting debuts by Senior Coach Sean Everitt – also taking charge of his first competitive fixture. Edinburgh Rugby also welcome the return […]

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Edinburgh Rugby side named for Bath clash

Scrum-half Ben Vellacott returns to captain the side after missing last weekend’s Connacht match due to the birth of his son. Wes Goosen shifts to outside-centre as GB Sevens flyer and former Boroughmuir Bear Jordan Edmunds comes into the starting XV on the wing. In the pack, hooker Patrick Harrison starts – as Adam McBurney moves to the […]

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Five changes for Ulster as McInally set for capital farewell

Tighthead prop Luan de Bruin gets the nod up front while lock Glen Young comes into the pack in place of Marshall Sykes who misses out through injury. In the backline, Cammy Hutchison starts at inside centre in his final appearance for the club. Henry Pyrgos – also featuring in his last fixture for Edinburgh […]

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Edinburgh side named for home finale

A strong side is named for the ‘Fan Appreciation Night’ clash which sees the club pay tribute to the capital faithful who’ve backed the team throughout the 2022/23 campaign, with a range of activities planned across match night including free food vouchers, player signing sessions and Q&As, and live music in the supporters’ clubhouse and fanzone. More info on F.A.N […]

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