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Scotland loses guaranteed place in European Champions Cup

Scotland will no longer be guaranteed a place in the European Rugby Champions Cup under new qualification rules to be brought in next season.

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Simon Berghan in action for Edinburgh. Pic: SNS/Bill Murray

Simon Berghan signs new two-year deal with Edinburgh Rugby

Simon Berghan has handed Edinburgh Rugby a further boost, signing a new two-year deal at the club.

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Duhan van der Merwe is a South African Under-20 internationalist

Edinburgh sign winger Duhan van der Merwe from Montpellier

Edinburgh Rugby have signed South African winger Duhan van der Merwe from Montpellier.

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Roddy Grant in action for Edinburgh. Now he will be helping coach the players. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Edinburgh Rugby legend Roddy Grant added to coaching staff

Edinburgh Rugby legend Roddy Grant will play a key role within the team after being confirmed as Richard Cockerill’s final appointment to the club’s coaching staff.

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Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy signs new deal with Edinburgh

Edinburgh Rugby scrum-half Sean Kennedy has signed a new two-year deal.

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Edinburghs Jamie Ritchie is challenged by Glasgows Stuart Hogg

Bittersweet victory for departing Edinburgh defensive coach

It wasn’t a classic game of rugby but there were no shortage of narrative threads in Saturday evening’s surprise win for Edinburgh at Scotstoun, which brought the curtain down on the domestic professional season.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is looking forward to working with new coach Richard Cockerill

1872 Cup: Changing of the guard is opportunity for Edinburgh

While much of the focus on today’s 1872 Cup season-ender has been on the fact it is Gregor Townsend’s final match in charge of Glasgow before taking over as Scotland coach, Edinburgh are facing a similar sense of era shift and are determined to spoil the Scotstoun party.

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Duncan Hodge is confident Edinburgh will improve greatly next term

Edinburgh coach Hodge happy to return to role he loves most

Duncan Hodge says he is looking forward to getting back to the job he knows best, working with the backs as attack coach, after a bruising few months as acting boss of Edinburgh.

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Centre Robbie Fruean could be poised for a move to Edinburgh from Bath. Picture/Getty Images

Edinburgh Rugby make move for Bath centre Robbie Fruean

Edinburgh Rugby look on course for a major new signing with local reports suggesting Bath centre Robbie Fruean is heading north.

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Lock forward Ben Toolis has won one cap for Scotland but has high hopes to increase his tally

Edinburgh’s Ben Toolis eyes 1872 derby and Austrlaia tour

As someone who was born and raised in Queensland, the prospect of facing Australia in Sydney this summer obviously holds a great lure for Edinburgh lock Ben Toolis.

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John Hardie made his Edinburgh return last week. Pic: SNS

John Hardie signs new contract with Edinburgh Rugby

Scotland internationalist John Hardie has signed a new one-year deal with Edinburgh Rugby.

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Will Edinburgh Rugby be back at Myreside next season? Pic: TSPL

Edinburgh Rugby start consultation over Myreside future

Edinburgh Rugby have begun the consultation process to determine whether they continue to play their home games at Myreside next season.

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Somewhere beneath all these bodies is Edinburgh captain Grant Gilchrist scoring the winning try. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Edinburgh 24, Dragons 20: Hodge’s team stun Welsh with late flourish

Edinburgh staged a remarkable comeback to end their nine-game losing streak and inject a rare bit of joy into what has been a miserable season as they dramatically defeated the Dragons at Myreside.

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George Turner in action for Edinburgh

Richard Cockerill already has say in Edinburgh team selection

Richard Cockerill may not officially take over as Edinburgh head coach until the summer but it appears he is already having a say in selection.

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Edinburgh Rugby stand-off Jason Tovey

Jason Tovey aims to help Edinburgh turn fortunes around

When Jason Tovey left the Dragons he said they were a team that had “gone backwards”.

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Rory Scholes wants to end the season on a high

Plenty motivation for Edinburgh, says winger Rory Scholes

Wing Rory Scholes rejects the notion that Edinburgh’s season is over and the next couple of weeks represent a going-through-the-motions formality before a merciful break and clean slate for next season.

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Stand-off Jason Tovey kicked Edinburghs only points in Italy

Benetton Treviso 21 - 6 Edinburgh: Nine in a row defeats

Edinburgh’s losing streak rose to nine in a row but this was a game that they might have won if they had taken their chances. They had scoring opportunities when the game was still in the balance, butchered them and were given a lesson in the importance of finishing.

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Grant Gilchrist has committed his future to Edinburgh Rugby. Pic: SNS

Grant Gilchrist signs new contract with Edinburgh Rugby

Grant Gilchrist has signed a new two-year contract with Edinburgh Rugby.

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Hamish Watson cannot be stopped as he goes over for a try. Pictured: SNS

Edinburgh 19, Connacht 22: Second-half fightback not enough

It never rains but it pours. Edinburgh actually played pretty well, scored three second-half tries but and still contrived to lose this match.

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Duncan Hodge had to field questions about his incoming boss

Edinburgh coach can’t answer for Cockerill

You have to feel a bit for Duncan Hodge who has been playing nurse maid to the squawking bairn that is Edinburgh Rugby before Richard Cockerill takes over.

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