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Edinburgh ACCIES members and friends will gather at Raeburn Place tomorrow to mark the 140th anniversary of the first-ever rugby international at the ground.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY rugby captain Chris Dean is set to experience his third Brewin Dolphin Scottish Schools cup final when leading the defending champions in tomorrow's under-18 clash with Stewart's Melville at Murrayfield.
Edinburgh ACCIES skipper Dan Teague insists that promotion to the top flight is not enough for the Raeburn Place side. A 20-15 win over Aberdeen Grammar in Premier B on Saturday has ensured that Accies will take their place in Division One next season.
Delighted Edinburgh Accies coach Simon Cross has pinpointed his on field lieutenants as the key men in the Raeburn Place side's progress towards securing a spot in next season's Premiership top flight.
Fast-improving full back Jamie Sole will put representative rugby hopes on hold this weekend to help Edinburgh Accies move closer to a swift return to Premiership division one.
Edinburgh Accies coach Simon Cross was foiled by a lack of discipline in his side's ranks as he sought to earn the bragging rights over Scotland Under 20 colleague Peter Wright in Saturday's Premier Cup clash with Glasgow Hawks.
Stewart's-Melville will be hoping a return to the scene of one of their few victories before being relegated from Division One last season will inspire a strong finish to the opening half of the Division Two programme before the split.
Edinburgh Accies coach Simon Cross has hailed the commitment of his players after they secured a place in the promotion play offs with a 31-25 win away to fellow contenders Falkirk, despite playing more than half the game with only 14 men.
Edinburgh Accies have stormed back to the top of Scottish Rugby's second division and new coach Simon Cross is hoping a place in that league ahead of the split can be guaranteed on Saturday with victory at Hillhead/Jordanhill.
EDINBURGH ACCIES will rely on Andrew Easson assisting new coach Simon Cross as they bid to bounce straight back to Premiership Division One next season.
THE latest proposals for a hotel and a new sports clubhouse for Edinburgh Academical Football Club have been unveiled.
EDINBURGH Accies secretary John Wright has expressed surprise at reports that coach Ian Barnes has been sacked.
EDINBURGH Accies coach Ian Barnes is to be replaced in the summer following the club's relegation to Premier 2. The veteran coach has been with the Stockbridge club for the last six years for scant, if any, financial reward and his work behind the scenes was almost as important as his hands-on coaching.
WATSONIANS and Edinburgh Accies face a tense run-in to the Scottish Hydro Premiership campaign after both lost against Borders opposition to remain mired in a battle to beat relegation.
EDINBURGH ACCIES coach Ian Barnes is confident that the return of key men over the coming weeks will see the Raeburn Place men escape the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership relegation zone.
WATSONIANS remain mired in a battle to beat the drop from Scottish Hydro Premier One, but with four of their remaining five matches being against fellow strugglers, they will go into the final weeks of the campaign buoyed by a gutsy effort in last night's capital derby.
WATSONIANS have wielded the axe going into a Scottish Hydro Electric rugby Premiership clash with Edinburgh Accies tonight at Myreside (7.30pm).
ANY notion that the extended lay-off and the unavailability of those players involved with the Scotland Under-20 squad might interrupt Currie's momentum was dismissed in style as the league pacesetters produced a clinical performance and bolstered their title challenge with five more points.