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Earthquake scare puts rugby in perspective for Phil Burleigh

It has been a trying season for Edinburgh but experiencing the recent deadly earthquake in New Zealand has put rugby into perspective for Phil Burleigh.

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Edinburgh's Blair Kinghorn showed good handling skills. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Ospreys 31 - 22 Edinburgh: Capital side fail in Wales again

Edinburgh’s woes in Wales continued, a second defeat in five days and they may have flown 500 miles and then 500 miles more but in the end they fell down at both doors.

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Glasgow Warriors' Lee Hughes takes on Andrew Conway. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow 15 - 16 Munster: Warriors beaten by late drop goal

Glasgow fell to their third league loss in as many matches and they did so in agonising fashion, with Munster fly-half Ian Keatley dropping a goal from 30 yards to take the points and the honours last night.

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Edinburgh's Duncan Weir is back in the team after recovering from injury. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Edinburgh coach puts faith in new half-back pairing

Edinburgh Rugby’s acting head coach Duncan Hodge is looking to new half-back pairing Sam Hidalgo-Clyne and Duncan Weir to provide a spark in Swansea tonight when his side take on the Ospreys in the Guinness Pro12.

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Tommy Seymour is back and eager to play after spending time on Scotland duty during the autumn Tests. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Gregor Townsend: Munster battle is just what Warriors need

If it isn’t a full blown crisis at Glasgow then it is undoubtedly the little brother of one and Junior looks an awful lot like his much maligned elder sibling.

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Edinburgh's Nasi Manu believes his team-mates must find the right way to prepare mentally for every game. Picture: SNS/SRU

Nasi Manu: Edinburgh must get ‘up’ for every game

Edinburgh Rugby’s Nasi Manu believes that the squad can help themselves by mentally preparing better for games as they bid to climb the Pro12 table and compete in Europe during December.

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Peter Horne hopes he can bring that little infectious bug which always shows up when boys come back from Scotland when the Warriors host Munster tomorrow.

Peter Horne: Hard truths will make us better Warriors

Peter Horne did not mince his words when asked for his appraisal of Glasgow Warriors’ recent defeats to the Scarlets away and the Ospreys at home.

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Blair Kinghorn is loving his rugby just now

No second-season syndrome for Edinburgh’s Blair Kinghorn

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Magnus Bradbury  is tackled by Matias Moroni in last week's victory over Argentina. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Duncan Hodge happy to have Magnus Bradbury back for Scotland

Edinburgh’s interim head coach Duncan Hodge reckons he has as strong a team as he could hope to have during an international break ahead of tomorrow afternoon’s Guinness Pro12 clash at Newport Gwent Dragons.

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Warriors' Brian Alainu'uese breaks through the Ospreys defence. The Glasgow player was later sent off. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow 5 - 22 Ospreys: Warriors new boy is red-carded

Glasgow head coach Gregor Townsend said he wanted to look at the 47th-minute red card shown to recent signing Brian Alainu’uese before expressing an opinion on a moment which proved a turning point in last night’s 22-5 loss to Ospreys at Scotstoun – the Warriors’ fourth defeat in this season’s Guinness Pro12 campaign.

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Edinburgh lock Ben Toolis is relishing Sunday's Pro12 clash with the Dragons. Picture: SNS Group

Edinburgh recharged and focused on slaying Dragons

Ben Toolis is savouring a return to Guinness Pro12 action and hoping Edinburgh can show yet more progress under their interim head coach Duncan Hodge.

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New Glasgow Warriors winger Ratu Tagive at Scotstoun. Picture: Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow sign Aussie ex-rugby league winger Ratu Tagive

Glasgow Warriors have signed Australian-born winger Ratu Tagive on a one-year deal.

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Glasgows Tim Swinson is tackled by Scarlets' David Bulbring and Werner Kruger. Picture: Fotosport.

Scarlets leave Glasgow Warriors with red faces in Wales

Australia may have walloped the Welsh in Cardiff ahead of taking on Scotland on Saturday, but there was one group of players in red who were ready for all-comers and Glasgow Warriors paid the price.

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Scarlets David Bulbring get the ball away from a ruck despite the attentions of Sila Puafisi. Picture: David Gibson/Fotosport

Scarlets 27 - 3 Glasgow Warriors: A tale of Welsh woe

Glasgow Warriors suffered only their second defeat on the road this season as they were thumped 27-3 away at the Scarlets in a poor display.

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Peter Horne may feature for Scotland against Australia next weekend. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Four Scotland players released to bolster Glasgow Warriors

A couple of seasons back, when the Warriors topped the league and landed the title, they did so, at least in part, thanks to a string of victories during the Test match windows. With that in mind, this evening’s match against the Scarlets in West Wales takes on added significance.

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Edinburgh's Magnus Bradbury scores his side's third try. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Edinburgh 28 - 17 Ulster: Capital side back on track

Edinburgh got the show back on the road last night with an impressive Guinness Pro12 victory over a late rallying Ulster at BT Murrayfield.

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Kyle Whyte, who has joined Edinburgh on a partnership agreement with Watsonians, goes straight on to the bench for tonights game. Picture: SNS/SRU

New prop Kyle Whyte straight on to bench for Edinburgh Rugby

Edinburgh interim head coach Duncan Hodge admits his front-row resources are becoming increasingly stretched but is hopeful that his team can bounce back from last weekend’s pre-Halloween horror show against Zebre with improvement against Ulster tonight.

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Delirious Hibs fans celebrate after David Gray scores the winning goal in the Scottish Cup final. Picture: Robert Perry

Why 2016 has been the year of the sporting underdog

2016 will forever be remembered as the year the world lost its mind.

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Glasgow Warriors' Langilangi Haupeakui was shown a red card on his debut. Picture: SNS

Langilangi Haupeakui free to play after red card thrown out

Glasgow Warriors forward
Langilangi Haupeakui
has had the red card he received on his debut thrown out by a Guinness Pro12 disciplinary panel and is free to play this weekend.

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Edinburgh's Jason Tovey is all smiles in training ahead of Friday night's Pro12 clash with Ulster. Picture: SNS Group/SRU

Home win will be best tonic for Edinburgh says Jason Tovey

Jason Tovey was floored by the sudden onset of a mystery virus midway through Edinburgh’s demoralising loss to perennial Italian strugglers Zebre last Friday night.

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