Posts Tagged ‘Edinburgh’

  • Fiji Sevens captain Nasoko joins Edinburgh

    Mar 26, 19 • 1021 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Fiji Sevens captain Nasoko joins Edinburgh

    Edinburgh have completed the signing of Fiji Sevens captain Kalione Nasoko on a two-year deal – the penultimate signing to be revealed on #MagicMonday. The 6ft 3in, 92kg flyer – who was named in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Dream Team in both...

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  • Edinburgh sign ‘The Sledgehammer’ ahead of next season

    Mar 26, 19 • 887 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh sign ‘The Sledgehammer’ ahead of next season

    Edinburgh’s third signing on #MagicMonday is Perpignan wing and Fiji Sevens star Eroni Sau who joins the club on a two-year-deal. Nicknamed ‘The Sledgehammer’ due to his ferocious attacking and defensive play, Sau made his Fiji Sevens debut in 2017...

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  • South African hooker Willemse to join Edinburgh

    Mar 25, 19 • 1667 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on South African hooker Willemse to join Edinburgh

    Former South African under-20 hooker Mike Willemse will join Edinburgh from fellow Guinness PRO14 side Southern Kings – the second of five signings to be announced on #MagicMonday. Willemse, 26, puts pen to paper on a two-year deal and will join the...

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  • Edinburgh sign Bristol Bears back-row Haining

    Mar 25, 19 • 958 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh sign Bristol Bears back-row Haining

    Edinburgh have further bolstered their squad ahead of next season with the signing of back-row Nick Haining from Bristol Bears on a two-year deal. Haining is the first of five signings to be revealed on what has been billed #MagicMonday. The 6ft 4in, 115kg...

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  • Scotland star Barclay to make debut against Leinster Rugby

    Mar 21, 19 • 855 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Scotland star Barclay to make debut against Leinster Rugby

    Scotland international back-row John Barclay will make his long-awaited Edinburgh debut in tomorrow night’s Guinness PRO14 showdown with reigning champions Leinster at BT Murrayfield (Friday 22 March, kick-off 7.35pm). The 71-times capped flanker is...

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  • Scotland prop Bhatti makes capital switch

    Mar 19, 19 • 1074 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Scotland prop Bhatti makes capital switch

    Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with the signing of Scotland international loosehead prop, Jamie Bhatti, on a two-year deal. Bhatti, 25, has made 13 appearances for the national side – the latest coming against...

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  • Douglas to return home on short-term deal

    Mar 13, 19 • 892 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Douglas to return home on short-term deal

    Edinburgh have continued their recruitment drive ahead of next season with the signing of Scottish second-row, Murray Douglas, from Super Rugby side Brumbies on a short-term deal to provide cover during the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The 29-year-old former...

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  • Hometown hooker Cherry re-signs until 2020

    Mar 12, 19 • 925 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Hometown hooker Cherry re-signs until 2020

    Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with re-signing of hooker David Cherry on a one-year deal. Cherry, 28, has enjoyed a breakout campaign since joining the club from French Fédérale 2 side Stade Niçois in March 2018...

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  • Pyrgos extends capital stay until 2021

    Mar 8, 19 • 1031 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Pyrgos extends capital stay until 2021

    Scotland international scrum-half Henry Pyrgos has today committed his future to Edinburgh after putting pen-to-paper on a new two-year deal. Pyrgos, 29, has made 18 appearances so far this season after joining the club from Glasgow Warriors in June 2018, and...

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  • Fenton re-signs with Edinburgh until 2020

    Mar 6, 19 • 901 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Fenton re-signs with Edinburgh until 2020

    Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with the re-signing of hooker Cameron Fenton on a one-year extension. Fenton, 23 – who is in his second season with the club – has so far made one appearance this current campaign...

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  • Lawrie re-joins Edinburgh Rugby in coaching role

    Feb 27, 19 • 929 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Lawrie re-joins Edinburgh Rugby in coaching role

    Edinburgh have today confirmed the appointment of former player, Steve Lawrie, to the club’s coaching staff for next season. Lawrie joins from Tennent’s Premiership side, Watsonian FC, where he has been Head Coach since the start of the 2018/19 season....

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  • Fijian star Mata commits future to Edinburgh

    Feb 27, 19 • 995 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Fijian star Mata commits future to Edinburgh

    European Player of the Year nominee and Olympic gold medallist, Viliame Mata, has today committed his future to Edinburgh after putting pen to paper on a new one-year contract extension. Affectionately known as Big Bill in his adopted home, the Fijian...

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  • Talented young trio sign new capital deals

    Feb 20, 19 • 911 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Talented young trio sign new capital deals

    Up-and-coming Edinburgh trio George Taylor, Jason Baggott and Jack Stanley have today penned contract extensions which will see the stand-off, centre and prop remain in the capital for a further year. Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academy products Taylor and Baggott...

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  • Edinburgh team to face Dragons

    Feb 14, 19 • 819 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh team to face Dragons

    Scotland international back-row Magnus Bradbury returns from injury to feature for the first time in four months as Edinburgh face Dragons at BT Murray field in the Guinness PRO14 tomorrow evening (Friday 15 February, kick-off 7.35pm). The four-times capped...

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  • Sutherland extends capital commitment

    Jan 31, 19 • 1115 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Sutherland extends capital commitment

    Scotland international prop, Rory Sutherland, has today put pen to paper on a new one-year deal, keeping him in the capital until at least 2020. Sutherland, 24, joined Edinburgh in 2014 and has since gone on to make 71 appearances for the capital club, with...

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  • Edinburgh team to face Isuzu Southern Kings

    Jan 25, 19 • 878 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh team to face Isuzu Southern Kings

    Head Coach Richard Cockerill has been boosted by the return of recent Scotland call-ups David Cherry, Luke Crosbie and Chris Dean ahead of tomorrow evening’s Guinness PRO14 encounter against Isuzu Southern Kings at Madibaz Stadium (Saturday 26 January...

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  • Edinburgh team to face Southern Kings

    Jan 5, 19 • 797 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh team to face Southern Kings

    Club centurion, Fraser McKenzie, will captain Edinburgh on his return from injury in tomorrow evening’s Guinness PRO14 match against Isuzu Southern Kings at BT Murrayfield (Saturday 5 January, kick-off 7.35pm).The second-row is named in the starting line-up...

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  • McCallum commits future to Edinburgh

    Jan 4, 19 • 844 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on McCallum commits future to Edinburgh

    Scotland international prop Murray McCallum has today put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until at least 2021.A product of Dunfermline RFC and Strathallan School, McCallum, 22, made his Edinburgh debut as a replacement...

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  • Ritchie returns for Scotstoun showdown

    Dec 28, 18 • 1072 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Ritchie returns for Scotstoun showdown

    Scotland international back-row Jamie Ritchie will return to Edinburgh’s starting XV for tomorrow afternoon’s 1872 Cup second leg against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium (Saturday 29 December, kick-off 3pm) – live on Premier Sports. The inclusion...

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  • Edinburgh team to face Munster

    Nov 30, 18 • 1002 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh team to face Munster

    Edinburgh Head Coach Richard Cockerill has named a reshuffled starting XV for tomorrow night’s Guinness PRO14 match against Munster at Irish Independent Park (kick-off 7.35pm) – live on Premier Sports 2. With several first team regulars injured or...

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  • Scotland duo return for Scarlets showdown

    Nov 2, 18 • 915 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Scotland duo return for Scarlets showdown

    Scotland internationalists Tom Brown and Murray McCallum return to Edinburgh’s starting XV as Head Coach Richard Cockerill makes just three changes to his team to face Scarlets at BT Murrayfield in the Guinness PRO14 tomorrow night (Friday 2 November,...

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  • SA sides return home disappointed in Guinness PRO14

    Oct 7, 18 • 1647 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on SA sides return home disappointed in Guinness PRO14

    The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs will return home disappointed after falling short in their attempts to register away wins on their second tour to Europe this season in the Guinness PRO14. The Isuzu Southern Kings went down 28-5 against Benetton...

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  • Edinburgh team to face Cheetahs

    Oct 4, 18 • 1361 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Edinburgh team to face Cheetahs

    Head Coach Richard Cockerill has made four changes ahead of tomorrow night’s Guinness PRO14 clash with Toyota Cheetahs at BT Murrayfield (Friday 5 October, kick-off 7.35pm). As Edinburgh look to secure their fifth consecutive home victory in all...

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  • SA sides target strong tour finish in Guinness PRO14

    Oct 3, 18 • 1586 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on SA sides target strong tour finish in Guinness PRO14

    The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will look to finish their second trip to Europe on a winning note this weekend as they line up against Edinburgh and Benetton respectively in their round six Guinness PRO14 clashes. The Toyota Cheetahs will be...

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  • Scotland stars return for Benetton Rugby battle

    Sep 27, 18 • 1028 Views • General News, Guinness Pro14Comments Off on Scotland stars return for Benetton Rugby battle

    Head Coach Richard Cockerill has named a full-strength side ahead of tomorrow night’s crucial Guinness PRO14 encounter against Benetton at BT Murrayfield (Friday 28 September, kick-off 7.35pm) – live on Premier Sports. Eight international stars return to...

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