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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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Keith Russell will take interim charge of Badminton Scotland. Picture: Submitted

Keith Russell appointed interim chief executive of Badminton Scotland

Keith Russell has been named the interim chief executive of Badminton Scotland.

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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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Haddington RFC are aiming to break the world record for number of players on the pitch. Picture: TSPL

East Lothian rugby club plan match with 700 players on pitch

An East Lothian rugby club will attempt to break a world record for the most players on a pitch at one time.

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Shaun Wane joins Scottish Rugby as High Performance Coach

Shaun Wane, head coach of Rugby League side Wigan Warriors, has joined Scottish Rugby as a High Performance Coach.

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Gregor Townsend hails Scotland after mauling Argentina

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend was a satisfied man after watching his side demolish Argentina 44-15 in Resistencia.

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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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Gregor Townsend backs Fraser Brown to improve Scotland at openside

Gregor Townsend has no concerns about fielding Fraser Brown in the back row after naming his Scotland side to face Argentina on Saturday.

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Eight changes to Scotland team to face Argentina in final Test

Stuart McInally will lead Scotland against Argentina on Saturday after recovering from injury.

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Doddie Weir charity donates six-figure sum to MND patients

A charity founded by former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has donated £100,000 to support people with motor neurone disease (MND).

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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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Luke Hamilton has three Scotland caps

Edinburgh sign Scotland back-row Luke Hamilton from Leicester

Edinburgh have signed Scotland back-row forward Luke Hamilton from Leicester.

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Former Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson will succeed Dan McFarland in Gregor Townsend's coaching staff. Picture: Getty Images

Danny Wilson named new Scotland assistant coach

Scottish Rugby has confirmed the appointment of former Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson, who will join the national team set-up as Assistant Coach to Gregor Townsend.

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Scotland skipper Stuart Hogg leads his team-mates off the field after losing to the USA. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Gregor Townsend: Poor discipline cost Scotland against USA

Coach Gregor Townsend blamed poor discipline for Scotland’s 30-29 defeat to the USA in Houston.

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Captain, Stuart Hogg, was unable to guide his side to victory. Picture: TSPL (2017)

USA 30 - 29 Scotland: Scots stunned in rugby upset

Scotland left Houston embarrassed as they became the first Tier One nation to lose to the USA.

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Scotland coach Gregor Townsend will have much to think about following his side's first defeat to the USA. Picture: Neil Hanna

Iain Morrison: Scotland embarrassed and beaten by USA brawn

It was a weekend of surprises.

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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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