Edinburgh handed French openers to cup campaign

Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons
Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons
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Edinburgh Rugby will open their European Challenge Cup campaign with back-to-back matches against French opposition, it was announced today.

Coach Alan Solomons’ team travel to Bordeaux-Begles on Friday, October 17 (kick off 8.00pm).

A week later they will entertain Lyon (kick off 7.45pm) at BT Murrayfield.

Details of the third round have still to be announced other than that Edinburgh will be at home to London Welsh between December 4 and 7.