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University of Edinburghs Harry Ryan collects the lineout in front of a packed East Stand. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

St Andrews light up Murrayfield in Varsity match

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Hawick's Wesley Hamilton touched down twice.

Hawick 36-26 Boroughmuir: Greens get off the mark

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Ayr 11 - 7 Melrose: Ayr capitalise on Nick Beavon’s off day

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Watsonians 26 v 16 Currie: Elms a two-try hero

Watsonians

Heriot’s 19 - 30 Glasgow Hawks: Horne on song

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Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons and assistant Steve Scott. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Munster 28 - 14 Edinburgh: Strong finish not enough for Edinburgh

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Peter Horne: Toughness. Picture: SNS

Autumn Test fitness race for Scotland back Peter Horne

Scotland
Glasgow Warriors' Finn Russell is to return from injury and will play for Ayr this Saturday. Picture:  Gary Hutchison/SNS

Finn Russell back in action after serious head knock

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Mark Robertson in action for Great Britain against New Zealand in the rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics. Picture: David Rogers/Getty Images

Olympic medallist Mark Robertson on his debt to Melrose

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Scotland's David Denton  suffered a hamstring tear while playing for Bath.  Picture Ian Rutherford

Scotland forward David Denton out of autumn Tests

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Warren Gatland poses in front of Edinburgh Castle. Picture: Greg Macvean

New Lions coach Warren Gatland’s warning to Vern Cotter

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British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will lead the composite side on next summer's tour of New Zealand. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for 2017 New Zealand tour

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Death of former Scotland lock who dramatically fled Nazis

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Argentina overtake Scotland & France in world rugby rankings

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Scotland teams up with Nagasaki for 2019 Rugby World Cup

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Club representatives at the launch of the Aviva Premiership season at Twickenham. Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

English chief says international calendar is ‘unsustainable’

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Ayr have drafted Scotland centre Mark Bennett for the new season. Picture: Jane Barlow

Pro players allocated clubs in draft for new season

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Melrose's Neil Irvine Hess celebrates the Borders side's second try. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Heriot’s 7 - 36 Melrose: Slick Borderers win Charity Shield

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Rory Carmichael of Heriot's, right, will take on Melrose, featuring  Bruce Colvine, left, in the Charity Shield. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

New Heriot’s captain Rory Carmichael sets sights on Shield

Heriots

Club of the Year award ‘better than trophies’ for Annan RFC

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Iain Morrison to enter London Scottish Hall of Fame

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Alex Dunbar out of Scotland tour, replaced by Matt Scott

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Scotland cap Ruaridh Jackson leaves Wasps to join Harlequins

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Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons and assistant Steve Scott. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Munster 28 - 14 Edinburgh: Strong finish not enough for Edinburgh

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Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons  at  Murrayfield. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Allan Massie: Maybe ‘Solly’ and his Edinburgh players are a little too cosy

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Autumn Test fitness race for Scotland back Peter Horne

Scotland

Stuart McInally admits Edinburgh defence was ‘terrible’

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Kevin Bryce used to be ‘in an armchair’ compared to new role

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Alex Dunbar in action during Glasgows 22-5 win over Racing 92, a victory which Gregor Townsend believes will boost his side. Picture: SNS

Gregor Townsend defiant in face of ‘real challenging’ group

Champions Cup
Saracens players celebrate with the trophy after winning the European Champions Cup final at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Racing 92 9 - 21 Saracens: Saracens crowned European champions

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Scotland's Duncan Taylor in action for Saracens against Harlequins at Wembley on 16 April 2016.  Picture: Dan Mullan/Getty

Duncan Taylor ready for Rugby Champions Cup final

Scotland

Leicester Tigers 16 - 19 Racing 92: Dan Carter shows class

Champions Cup
Al Dickinson has missed Edinburgh's last six games with a calf injury. His return is timely with the Six Nations looming. Picture: SNS

Al Dickinson return boosts Edinburgh before crunch match

Edinburgh
Edinburgh's Hamish Watson (centre) battles through a pair of tackles. Picture: SNS

Edinburgh 23 - 0 Agen: Hosts earn Challenge Cup bonus point

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Ben, right, and Alex Toolis will be the first twins to start a game for a Scottish professional team. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Ben and Alex Toolis to make history with first joint start

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Stuart McInally agrees new deal with Edinburgh Rugby

Edinburgh

Edinburgh make ten changes for London Irish clash

Edinburgh

Iain Morrison: Good, bad and bizarre at the Rugby World Cup

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Iain Morrison: All Blacks the best ever? It’s hard to argue

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