Edinburgh to play Sale and Newcastle in pre-season

Edinburgh Rugby are to face English Premiership sides Sale Sharks and Newcastle Falcons in pre-season matches.

Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 1:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:21 pm
Edinburgh Rugby will face Sale and Newcastle in pre-season friendlies. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Alan Solomons’ team will travel to play Sale at Heywood Road Stadium on Friday 19 August (kick-off 7pm).

The Salford-based side finished sixth in the Aviva Premiership last season to secure a spot in the European Champions Cup.

Edinburgh will then welcome Newcastle Falcons to BT Murrayfield the following Friday (26 August, kick-off 7.30pm).

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They last played Newcastle in 2014 at Hawick’s Mansfield Park, winning 21-15.

Season ticket are valid for the match. Ticket are £12 for adults, £8 for senior citizens and £5 for under-18s.