Duhan van der Merwe

The Springbok age-grade internationalist joined the club from Top 14 club Montpellier, where he made three league appearances for the senior side and has crossed the whitewash on each occasion. Prior to making the move to the northern hemisphere, van der Merwe made two appearances for Super Rugby franchise, Blue Bulls, after playing for the […]

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Bruce Houston

Born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, the Scots qualified playmaker made his professional debut with boyhood club Ulster, before making the move to Heriot’s Rugby in 2021.

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Blair Kinghorn

Kinghorn signed his first professional deal on his return from taking part in the World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy in the summer of 2015. He made his professional debut, off the bench, in the 70th minute of Edinburgh round five Guinness PRO12 match against Zebre in October 2015 and scored his first try in […]

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Mark Bennett

Bennett missed the first half of the 2017/18 campaign through injury, but returned with a bang as he scored a dramatic winning try – his first for the club – in the 29-24 victory over Leinster in February 2018. The centre was back to his explosive self to begin the 2018/19 season, but injury struck […]

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Jack Blain

A standout for Scotland U18, the electric winger provided the cutting edge to Scotland’s attack at the 2018 Under 18 Six Nations Festival in Wales. Blain, who played his club rugby at Heriot’s, scored three tries in the tournament, including a brace against England. The wing made his full debut for the club in the […]

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Chris Dean

The centre – who came through the ranks at North Berwick and Edinburgh Academy – has represented Scotland at every age-grade level, while his leadership abilities saw him captain Scotland U17 at the Wellington Festival in 2011. At just 19 years of age, Dean was the first Scot to score a try at the 2013 […]

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Darcy Graham

Adept at both fullback and wing, Graham finished the 2018/19 season with seven tries while his brace of scores against England in the Calcutta Cup retaining 38-38 draw at Twickenham put the winger on the international map. An astute and attack-minded player, Graham scored two tries in his eight caps for Scotland U20, including a […]

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Damien Hoyland

The Scotland age-grade and sevens internationalist made his Edinburgh debut in the starting XV against Ospreys at Myreside in February 2015. In August 2015 he was named on the bench for Scotland’s second Summer Series game against Italy in Turin and made his debut in the 63rd minute. His first national team start came in […]

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Henry Pyrgos

A astute game manager with excellent vision in attack, Pyrgos made 24 appearances in his debut season in the capital, scoring his first try for the club in the Heineken Champions Cup over RC Toulon in October 2018. A former pupil of Bryanston School in Dorset, Pyrgos represented Scottish Exiles at under-18, under-19, and under-20 […]

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Charlie Shiel

He has represented Edinburgh at under-16, under-17 and under-18 level, and made his first appearance for Scotland under-18 as a second-half substitution in the age-grade’s tie against England, at Kingston Park, in March 2015. The scrum-half was included in John Dalziel’s Scotland under-20 squad for the 2016 Six Nations, and made his first appearance off […]

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