Posts Tagged ‘edinburgh’
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ALTHOUGH STERN faces will be talking about the benefits the Scottish pro sides can gain from the next three rounds of the Heineken Cup, it is safe to say that these are now extra games for Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors to build form for other competitions.
For both sides their season will not be defined by the remaining European matches, but by the two 1872 Cup matches between the rivals in the RaboDirect Pro12.
Posted 264 days ago
AS OCTOBER draws near the rain is lashing pedestrians with more regularity. For some south of Berwick this is a reminder that grounds will soften and tries may be unpleasantly scarce. For the Scots it is an unexpected reminder of a successful summer tour and a signal that even more hard work is needed as the seasons shift.
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Ulster are favourites to reach their first Heineken Cup final since 1999 on Saturday, but Edinburgh will arrive in Dublin preparing to put up a fight. The Scots have never reached this stage of the tournament before, but despite having a poor season in the RaboDirect Pro12 they overcame the odds to beat Toulouse in the Heineken Cup
Posted 424 days ago
Cardiff Blues have made six changes, as they bid farewell to a number of great servants when they take on Edinburgh at the Cardiff City Stadium, Sunday 2.05pm kick off
It will no doubt be an emotional occasion being the final home match for Ben Blair, Casey Laulala, Martyn Williams, Maama Molitika, Gethin Jenkins, John Yapp, Richie Rees and Dan Parks,…
Posted 487 days ago
Newcastle may be going through a torrid time in the Aviva Premiership, but one man who is clearly thriving in the Falcons environment is academy back Zach Kibirige. Still just 17, Kibirige has appeared in A league games for the Falcons on the wing and at full-back, and he is also captain of the club’s academy.
A pupil at Yarm…
Posted 672 days ago
Edinburgh Rugby head coach Michael Bradley has named four starting debutants in the side’s first pre-season match of the 2011/12 season against Sale Sharks this Friday. The fixture is Bradley’s first in charge of the capital club and marks a return to Edgeley Park for summer signings Sean Cox (back-row) and Chris Leck (scrum-half), while young inside backs Gregor Hunter…
Posted 831 days ago
Ross Ford today committed his long-term future to Edinburgh, signing a new two-year contract and underlining his intention to help the club fulfil its potential. The 46-cap hooker, whose career in the black and red began in October 2007, says that Edinburgh’s drive to progress both on and off the field convinced him to dedicate the prime years of his…
Posted 853 days ago
EDINBURGH INTERIM head coach Nick Scrivener today called for a “significant improvement” in how his team perform the fundamentals of their game as the capital club prepare to face Munster in the Magners League at Thomond Park on Friday. Scrivener has encouraged his men to take a leaf out of the Irish side’s book in terms of the efficiency and…