Currie have bolstered their squad for the coming Premier One season with the arrival of talented youngster Jamie Forbes from Capital rivals Watsonians.
Currie coach Ally Donaldson has welcomed a British and Irish rugby cup draw which will see the Malleny Park team entertain Ulster (Nov. 19) and Nottingham (Dec. 17) as well as visit Leeds (Nov. 12) and Swansea (Dec. 10).
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Currie skipper Andy Adam is urging his players to finish the season on a high by winning tomorrow's clash with Ayr at Millbrae, which sees second place in the Premiership up for grabs, writes COLIN RENTON.
Currie coach Ally Donaldson believes that qualification for next season's British & Irish Cup can prove to be a springboard for success at the club. And he also sees it as a potential tool in recruiting players with aspirations to move into the pro ranks.
Currie captain Andy Adam insists it was a case of mission accomplished at Old Annielsand on Saturday, despite the Malleny Park men surrendering their Premiership title to Melrose.
ALLY HAMILTON returns to the Currie line-up tomorrow for the first time since pulling on the famous Barbarians jersey - but he insists facing Glasgow Hawks at Anniesland in the Scottish Premiership will be no comedown.
Currie brushed away the cobwebs from three weeks of inactivity to come from behind and secure a return to next season's British & Irish Cup.
Edinburgh RUGBY today swooped to land one of Scotland's top stand off prospects on an elite development contract.
Currie leapt into third place of the Scottish rugby premiership with a 43-15 win over lacklustre Boroughmuir at Meggetland, leaving prop forward John Cox to confirm the absolute need to remain in a podium position.
Boroughmuir are being urged to remain focused on tomorrow's Premiership clash with Currie at Meggetland and not let minds stray to next week's all-important home semi-final with Ayr in the Scottish Cup.
Venue: Malleny Park. Key clash: Matt Scott v Scott Wight.
Ayr remain on track to retain the Premier Cup after victory in a pulsating quarter-final that was a fantastic advert for Scottish club rugby.
Former Scotland and Lions star Craig Chalmers praised up-and-coming Currie stand-off Matt Scott after a fast and physical Malleny Park clash ended with Melrose booking an April 16 Scottish Cup final place against either Boroughmuir or Ayr with a 43-25 victory.
The two premier stand-offs in club rugby go head-to-head tomorrow at Malleny Park where Currie and Melrose battle for a place in the Scottish Cup Final against either Hawks, Ayr or Boroughmuir.
Matthew SCOTT became the first Currie rugby player to take his try tally into double figures when he reached 11 with a brace in the 50-21 Scottish Premier Cup sectional round demolition of Aberdeen Grammar FPs at Malleny Park.
Currie have been warned to keep their feet on the ground when returning to domestic action with a home Premiership cup tie against Aberdeen Grammar FPs tomorrow following a first-ever sojourn into the British and Irish Cup.
Currie will turn their attention to attempting a Scottish Premiership and Cup double after their inaugural British and Irish Cup campaign ended with a 33-27 defeat at Plymouth Albion.
Tributes have been paid to former Currie rugby team manager Alan Airs, who has died after a long illness aged 56.
Currie remain in the hunt for a top-three finish in the Premiership after a rousing second-half effort helped them post a 47-3 win over Dundee High.
Currie, the losing finalists in 2006, launched their Premier Cup challenge with a bonus point win away to Howe of Fife in Pool A. However, there was no repeat of last season's 75-7 success in the same competition and the Malleny Park men were made to work hard before emerging 23-14 victors.
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