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Glasgow and Edinburgh to meet for third time again in PRO14

THE 1872 Cup will again be contested over three games this forthcoming PRO14 rugby season with Scotstoun hosting the deciding match between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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1872 Cup: Final Edinburgh-Glasgow match to be held at Scotstoun

The upcoming 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season will once again see the 1872 Cup contested over three matches, with Scotstoun set to host the final game as a Glasgow Warriors home match.

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Henry Pyrgos joins Edinburgh after eight years with Glasgow Warriors

Scotland scrum-half Henry Pyrgos has moved from Glasgow to Edinburgh.

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Al Strokosch will be part of Edinburgh's coaching team. Pic: TSPL

Al Strokosch joins Edinburgh set-up as coaches extend deals

Former Scotland forward Al Strokosch is returning to Edinburgh to join Richard Cockerill’s backroom staff.

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Scottish Rugby strikes bumper deal with Tennent’s Lager

Scottish Rugby has confirmed a long-term, seven-figure contract extension with Tennent’s Lager, in a move that strengthens the beer firm’s association with all levels of the game in Scotland.

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Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill with his Glasgow Warriors counterpart Dave Rennie. Picture: SNS

Edinburgh and Glasgow learn Heineken Cup opponents

Glasgow will face the might of two-time winners Saracens in Pool 3 of the Heineken Cup, while Edinburgh have two strong French sides, Montpellier and Toulon in Pool 5.

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Big interview: Richard Cockerill reveals bond with Hibs boss Neil Lennon

Big interview: Richard Cockerill reveals bond with Hibs boss Neil Lennon

Edinburgh Rugby coach Richard Cockerill is to follow in the footsteps of his assistant Duncan Hodge and do a bit of cross-sport research during the off-season by picking the brains of his old friend, Hibs manager Neil Lennon.

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Edinburgh Rugby players, from left, WP Nel, John Barclay and Hamish Watson joined Chris Purves and Stewart Siegal of Principal & Prosper as the Capital-based chartered independent financial advisors were revealed as the team's new main sponsor

Clean-up op puts WP Nel in shape to battle for Edinburgh place

Edinburgh and Scotland prop WP Nel is looking forward to finally getting his career back on track after an injury-plagued couple of years.

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Senitiki Nayalo in action for Harlequins

Edinburgh complete signing of Fijian flanker Senitiki Nayalo

Richard Cockerill has continued his rebuilding project at Edinburgh with the signing of Fijian flanker Senitiki Nayalo.

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Edinburgh's Grant Gilchrist, Ben Toolis and Magnus Bradbury will line up in blue and orange next season rather than black and red

Jonny Petrie: Edinburgh rebrand ‘will drive this club forward’

Edinburgh managing director Jonny Petrie concedes the the rebranding exercise which has been launched by the club might polarise opinion but insists that it is the right move to “bring the club to life”.

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Edinburgh Rugby unveil new badge and colours as part of brand revamp

Edinburgh Rugby have unveiled a revamped “brand identity” and a new badge, while confirming the 2017/18 season was the club’s last in black and red colours.

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Planning bid launched for new Edinburgh Rugby stadium at Murrayfield

Scottish Rugby has lodged a bid for planning permission to create a new 7,800-capacity stadium in the ground of BT Murrayfield.

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Grant Stewart will join up with the Scotland squad in Vancouver. Picture: SNS Group

Grant Stewart added to Scotland squad as injury cover for Stuart McInally

Glasgow Warriors hooker Grant Stewart has been added to the Scotland squad as “precautionary injury cover” for Stuart McInally.

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John Barclay was injured playing for Scarlets against Glasgow on Friday. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Scotland skipper John Barclay a doubt for autumn Tests

Scotland captain John Barclay could be a doubt for next season’s autumn Tests after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Warriors coach Rennie dismisses Cockerill’s player plea

Glasgow Warriors coach Dave Rennie has made it clear that he is not best pleased with Edinburgh counterpart Richard Cockerill publicly coveting the services of one of his scrum-halves for next season.

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Stuart McInally will skipper the side in the absence of John Barclay and Greig Laidlaw. Picture: SNS Group

Revealed: The 11 Edinburgh players in the Scotland Summer Tour squad

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has included 11 Edinburgh Rugby players in his 33-man squad for the Summer Tour of Argentina, Canada and the USA.

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Edinburgh's Mark Bennett gets to grips with Simon Zebo. Pic: Billy Strickland/REX

Munster 20, Edinburgh 16: Cockerill’s men will rue missed opportunity

Edinburgh would have ripped your arm off for a place in the play-offs when the season kicked off last September, but having got there they will feel they could and should have done better than simply giving Munster a fright.

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Edinburgh Rugby's Mark Bennett

Big day in store for Edinburgh star Mark Bennett at Thomond Park

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill senses that today’s Guinness Pro14 quarter-final crunch against Munster at Thomond Park could be the occasion that Scotland centre Mark Bennett announces himself as a big occasion player for his new club.

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Magnus Bradbury gives a team-mate a lift in training

Edinburgh’s Magnus Bradbury has rebuilt career after drunken fall

One of the joys of being 22 is an irrepressible ability to bounce back and Edinburgh back-rower Magnus Bradbury is on tip-top form again seven months after things came, quite literally, crashing down.

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Jaco van der Walt is 'prepared to wait the five years he has to complete on residency grounds

1872 Cup win gave Edinburgh’s Van der Walt more desire to wear dark blue

After revelling in the atmosphere of the 1872 Cup triumph over Glasgow at the weekend, Edinburgh stand-off Jaco van der Walt has expressed his desire to experience a full house at BT Murrayfield in the dark blue of Scotland one day.

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