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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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Richard Cockerill keen on signing a Glasgow No. 9 for Edinburgh

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has expressed a desire to have one of Glasgow Warriors’ scrum-halves transferred to the Capital.

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Richard Cockerill has won admiration for his no-nonsense approach

Comment: Richard Cockerill is a contender for coach of the year

Sport’s end-of-term awards season throws up an annual conundrum when it comes to handing out the gongs for coach or manager of the year.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne set to join Scarlets

Edinburgh scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is poised to leave the club and join reigning Guinness Pro14 champions Scarlets, according to reports.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is on the cusp of a move to Scarlets. Picture: SNS Group

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne set to depart Edinburgh for Scarlets

Edinburgh Rugby scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is set to join Scarlets after rejecting a contract extension with Richard Cockerill’s side, according to reports.

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Every PRO14 game, such as the 1872 Cup between Edinburgh and Glasgow, is to be shown live on TV in HD. Picture: SNS Group

All PRO14 Rugby matches to be shown live on TV as 3-year deal is struck

A deal has been struck that will see every PRO14 fixture shown live on TV in high definition, PRO14 Rugby has announced.

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Richard Cockerill has achieved his target ' playing in Europe's top competition

Edinburgh coach sets sight on attracting big names

Richard Cockerill had warned in the build-up to Saturday’s 1872 Cup decider that the days of Glasgow Warriors being the “favoured sons” of Scottish rugby were “over” and didn’t hesitate in the aftermath of Edinburgh’s thrilling victory to reiterate his point.

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Grant Gilchrist barks orders during training on the back pitches

Richard Cockerill ‘has given Edinburgh their spurs’

Perhaps the best indication of the progress made by Edinburgh under new coach Richard Cockerill in his first season came on Thursday when the forthright Englishman made it clear that the 1872 Cup is a mere sideshow this evening.

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Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill

I don’t care about winning 1872 Cup

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill said he is “not fussed” about the 1872 Cup and only has thoughts on getting his side into a first ever play-off spot and back to the top table in Europe with qualification for the Champions Cup.

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Stuart Hogg

Stuart Hogg: Warriors won’t be doing Edinburgh any favours

While there may be suspicions, particularly from Ulster fans this week, about just how fierce the Edinburgh-Glasgow rugby rivalry is, there are times when genuine needle bubbles to the surface.

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Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill during a training session at Murrayfield. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Edinburgh’s Richard Cockerill: No deal with Glasgow Warriors

The coaches of Edinburgh and Glasgow have dismissed any notions that there will be a cosy carve-up in this Saturday’s 1872 Cup decider to ensure both Scottish teams progress to the Guinness Pro14 play-offs.

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Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Cockerill says days of Glasgow getting all the best players are over

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has turned up the heat ahead of Saturday evening’s 1872 Cup decider by declaring that the days of Glasgow Warriors being the darlings of Scottish rugby are over.

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Competition: Win a family day out at Silver Saturday

Competition: Win a family day out at Silver Saturday

Cheer on Edinburgh Rugby at BT Murrayfield this weekend, courtesy of Miller Homes.

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Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill signs new 12-month contract

Edinburgh and Scottish rugby have received a boost with the news that coach Richard Cockerill has committed himself to the capital pro team until 2021.

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Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill. Picture: SNS

Richard Cockerill signs contract extension with Edinburgh

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill has extended his contract until the summer of 2021.

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