Capacity added for 1872 Cup decider

Fans from both ends of the M8 have been snapping up tickets as anticipation intensifies for the inter-city derby that sees Scotland’s biggest stars go head-to-head for the coveted 1872 Cup and crucial BKT United Rugby Championship points. Breaking a landmark 30,000-crowd for the first time is now a realistic target, with new sections in […]

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Intercity rivals to support Doddie Aid at 1872 Cup derbies

The famous rivals face each other in back-to-back intercity derbies in the coming fortnight, with the opening leg at Scotstoun this Friday (22 December, kick-off 7.35pm), before the teams lock horns in the deciding leg at Scottish Gas Murrayfield on Saturday 30 December (kick-off 3pm). Doddie Aid – the mass-participation exercise event which encourages those […]

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Graham to start 1872 Cup opener

Graham – who made his comeback from injury as a replacement in last week’s European win over Castres Olympique – takes the place of Harry Paterson who remains in concussion protocol. Graham’s inclusion on the wing sees Wes Goosen shift to full-back. Up front, club centurion and tighthead prop WP Nel makes a timely return […]

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Gloucester now on sale!

The two sides last met in the 2014/15 EPCR Challenge Cup Final when Gloucester edged the capital side 19-13 in a bruising encounter at Twickenham Stoop. Gloucester currently to Pool 3 with two wins from two so far, beating Black Lion on the road and Clermont at home. Edinburgh go into the game joint second […]

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Edinburgh Rugby players give back ahead of festive derbies

With some members of the squad making the annual visit to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, and others supporting Edinburgh Community Food – delivering food packages across the city – it’s been a day of giving back to those that need it most during the festive period. Starting at the city’s ‘Edinburgh […]

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One-club man Gilchrist pens extension

The one-club man – now in his 13th season with Edinburgh Rugby – was named co-captain alongside Ben Vellacott at the start of the new campaign, his fifth year in a leadership role having already captained the club in four separate seasons (16/17, 20/21, 21/22, 22/23). Gilchrist, 33, made his 194th appearance for the club […]

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Skinner signs new deal and nears capital return

Skinner, 28 – who joined from Exeter Chiefs ahead of the 2022/23 season – has yet to feature this campaign having picked up a knee injury ahead of the opening match of the season. Now back in training Skinner is relishing the prospect of a return to the blue and orange of Edinburgh, with the reassurance of his […]

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Edinburgh Rugby women’s squad announced

Newly announced Head Coach Claire Cruikshank confirmed the final 30-player group, which is set for its first match as part of an intercity double header – facing Glasgow Warriors at Hive Stadium a week on Saturday (30 December, kick-off 12 noon), before the men’s teams get underway at Scottish Gas Murrayfield at 3pm. Buy tickets here. The side features players drawn from local club sides – […]

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Edinburgh claim bonus-point win against Castres

Antoine Bouzerand put Castres in front, but Wes Goosen hit back before Adrea Cocagi was sent off for a high tackle on Harry Paterson. From there, it was one-way traffic as Duhan van der Merwe, Ali Price and Matt Currie crossed before the break. Van der Merwe added further gloss, before Wayan de Benedittis and […]

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Centurion Schoeman showing no signs of slowing down

It therefore should come as no surprise that Schoeman is still feeling fresh after a demanding Rugby World Cup campaign, where he continually impressed in the number 1 shirt, before hitting the ground running with Edinburgh, where he’s looked every bit the talismanic prop that the capital faithful cheer for every time he touches the […]

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