Five must-see URC matches in 2024/25

Five must-see URC matches in 2024/25

The wait is over! The official fixtures for the hotly anticipated 2024/25 BKT United Rugby Championship season have been released, unveiling a calendar bursting with unmissable clashes at Hive Stadium.

With some truly electrifying fixtures on the horizon, here are five games you simply won’t want to miss:

Leinster | Friday 20 September, kick-off 7.35pm

The curtain rises on the season with a blockbuster encounter – Edinburgh Rugby lock horns with Irish giants Leinster at Hive Stadium in a match-up that always produces fireworks.

In a match that is sure to sell out, Hive Stadium will be bouncing under the Friday night lights.


DHL Stormers | Saturday 12 October, 5.15pm

The DHL Stormers bring their brand of exhilarating, high-tempo rugby to the capital!

Edinburgh have yet to claim a win against the Cape Town side in all encounters so far, with a 20-20 draw at Hive Stadium in October 2021 the only match played on Scottish soil.


Glasgow Warriors | Saturday 28 December, 3pm

The battle for bragging rights in Scotland returns! Witness the passion and rivalry ignite as Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors go head-to-head at Scottish Gas Murrayfield for 1872 Cup glory.

This historic fixture is always a nail-biter – with last year’s derby decider played in front of a club-record 37,904 crowd – and the 2024/25 edition promises to be no different.


Hollywoodbets Sharks | Friday 18 April, 7.35pm

The Hollywoodbets Sharks bring their unique brand of attacking rugby and Springbok stars to Edinburgh, promising a match brimming with tries and thrilling entertainment.

Edinburgh will be looking to claim revenge after being knocked out of the EPCR Challenge Cup by the eventual winners earlier this season.


Ulster | Friday 16 May, 7.35pm

The season concludes with another epic showdown! Edinburgh welcomes Ulster to Hive Stadium in a match that could have major play-off implications.

Expect a high-octane finale as both teams battle it out to end the campaign on a high.


Guarantee your seat and witness history unfold – secure your season ticket today!

With many of these mouthwatering fixtures expected to be sell-out crowds, securing your 2024/25 Season Ticket is the only way to guarantee your place at Hive Stadium for every single regular-season BKT URC home match.

Don’t miss out on the chance to experience a season of unforgettable rugby action at the heart of the capital.

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