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Sean Kennedy aims to make Scotland breakthrough on tour

Sean Kennedy’s only previous experience of rugby touring came as a 16-year-old on a trip by Alloa RFC to Wales, but that was enough to give him a grasp of the golden rules.

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Barnton RFC emerges from Royal High Corstorphine split

The SRU has given approval for associate membership to a breakaway club from Royal High Corstorphine, but initially under the name Barnton RFC.

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Callum Hunter-Hill admits Scotland Under-20s were disappointed with their Six Nations performances

Scotland U-20s have Baby Blacks and Georgia on their minds

After a mere 112 years, Scotland are finally on a roll against New Zealand and the Under-20s get the opportunity next Wednesday to keep it going in their World Rugby Under-20 Championship opener in Georgia.

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Scott Riddell with the Sevens trophy

Captaining first Scotland team to beat Kiwis ‘still hasn’t sunk in’

Stewart’s Melville product Scott Riddell is still coming to terms with the fact that he has gone down in the history books as the first man to captain a Scotland rugby team to victory over New Zealand for the first time in history at any level of the game.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne

Edinburgh’s Sam Hidalgo-Clyne out of Scotland tour

Scotland’s summer tour squad suffered two more withdrawals yesterday when lock Richie Gray and scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne were both ruled out of next month’s trip to Singapore, Australia and Fiji.

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George Turner joins in at the Scotland training camp at Oriam

George Turner: I thought Scotland call was a wind up

Hooker George Turner admitted he was “as surprised as anyone” to be facing the media in Scotland kit at the Oriam training base after his surprise call-up to Gregor Townsend’s summer tour squad.

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Greig Tonks has joined up with the Scotland squad

Duo win Scotland call-up as Sean Maitland pulls out of tour

Rory Hughes and Greig Tonks have been drafted into the Scotland squad after injury forced Saracens winger Sean Maitland to withdraw.

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Glasgow Warriors take on Edinburgh in the Pro12. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

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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Reiss Cullen was a key performer for Watsonians during their Sevens success. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Watsonians Reiss Cullen can’t wait to test himself at Bristol

Young rugby talent Reiss Cullen ended his Watsonians career in superb fashion at the weekend – and now the scrum-half is eager to hit the ground running in the pro ranks with Bristol.

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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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Jason Hill

Ex-Heriot’s favourite Jason Hill signs for Doncaster Knights

Former Heriot’s back row star Jason Hill has been handed a fresh challenge for next season after signing for Greene King IPA Championship outfit Doncaster Knights.

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Scotland's Huw Jones in action against Wales' Rhys Webb. Pic: SNS/Ross Parker

Fixtures for 2018 and 2019 Six Nations Championships announced

Scotland will face Wales in Cardiff to open the 2018 Six Nations Championships after fixtures for the tournament and the 2019 edition were released.

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Reiss Cullen starred for Watsonians. Pic: TSPL

Watsonians finish off sevens campaign with stylish win

Watsonians rounded off their sevens season in style by winning the Jed-Forest event on Saturday.

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Rugby fans descend on Edinburgh for European Champions Cup

Thousands of French and English rugby fans have descended on Edinburgh for the weekend’s European Champions Cup double-header at Murrayfield, generating a multi-million pound windfall for the capital.

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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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Gloucester's Greig Laidlaw is hoping BT Murrayfield will be lucky for him

Greig Laidlaw eyeing chance for a happy ending

Plenty has happened since Greig Laidlaw was last on the BT Murrayfield pitch, some of it not very pleasant, but the Scotland skipper was all smiles as he took part in the Gloucester training ahead of tonight’s European Challenge Cup final against Stade Francais.

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Rory Sutherland in action for Scotland against Japan last summer

World Cup: Scotland will battle Irish to avoid All Blacks

Scotland and Ireland look to be facing a battle to avoid a potential a quarter-final final meeting with holders New Zealand after the Six Nations rivals were drawn together for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Kyoto.

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Sean Kennedy signs new deal with Edinburgh

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

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