Edinburgh Rugby set for move to Myreside

Edinburgh Rugby are set to play at Myreside for the second half of next season.

Sunday, 8th May 2016, 6:39 pm
Updated Sunday, 8th May 2016, 8:02 pm
Edinburgh are looking to use Myreside on a trial basis
Edinburgh are looking to use Myreside on a trial basis

The SRU are believed to be in negotations to use the ground – home of Watsonians – from January to May next year with a view to making the move permanent should it be a success. It is understood Myreside’s capacity would reach 6000 with temporary stands.

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Last February, the ground hosted a PRO12 clash between Edinburgh and Ospreys while BT Murrayfield was being used for the Six Nations.

An SRU spokesman confirmed: “Edinburgh Rugby and George Watson’s College can confirm discussions are being held and specific details will be announced in due course.”