Edinburgh sign Scotland back-row Luke Hamilton from Leicester

Edinburgh have signed Scotland back-row forward Luke Hamilton from Leicester.

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Scarlets-bound Sam Hidalgo-Clyne was recalled to Scotland's summer tour squad last week. Picture: SNS/SRU

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne can reignite Scotland career at Scarlets

Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac says his new Scottish acquisition Sam Hidalgo-Clyne has every opportunity to relaunch his career at the Llanelli club, in the same way that his outgoing compatriot John Barclay did when he joined in 2013.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Dave Rennie hits back at Richard Cockerill in scrum-half row

Glasgow Warriors coach Dave Rennie has made it clear he is not best pleased with Edinburgh counterpart Richard Cockerill publicly coveting the services of one of his scrum-halves for next season.

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Richard Cockerill was 'proud' of his team's performance. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Count the positives, learn the lessons, says Edinburgh’s Richard Cockerill

Richard Cockerill was phlegmatic in the aftermath of defeat in Limerick. Perhaps he expected to lose, but perhaps he was already plotting next year’s campaign and revenge.

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Edinburgh's Duhan Van Der Merwe scores a try. Photograph: SNS Group / SRU Gary Hutchison

Edinburgh win 1872 Cup after play-off place is confirmed

Edinburgh found themselves in the odd position of having actually achieved their main goal of the season fifteen minutes before this match kicked off at Murrayfield; Munster’s draw with Ulster, a match that finished just before this one started, guaranteed Richard Cockerill’s team a place in the play-offs and next season’s Champions Cup.

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Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill during a training session at Murrayfield. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Edinburgh’s Richard Cockerill: No deal with Glasgow Warriors

The coaches of Edinburgh and Glasgow have dismissed any notions that there will be a cosy carve-up in this Saturday’s 1872 Cup decider to ensure both Scottish teams progress to the Guinness Pro14 play-offs.

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Edinburgh-bound prop Pierre Schoeman currently plays for Pretoria's Blue Bulls. Picture: Getty Images

Edinburgh-bound prop Pierre Schoeman is cited for biting

Edinburgh-bound prop Pierre Schoeman has been cited for biting while playing for his current club Blue Bulls in South Africa.

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Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill. Picture: SNS

Richard Cockerill signs contract extension with Edinburgh

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill has extended his contract until the summer of 2021.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne dives over for his try, one of eight scored by Edinburgh on Saturday. Picture: SNS/SRU

Victory takes Edinburgh to the brink of Pro14 play-offs

Edinburgh took a giant step towards that elusive place in the Pro14 play-offs with this eight tries to two victory over a scratch Scarlets side.

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Edinburgh's James Johnstone. Picture: SNS

Edinburgh coach out of patience as star players take a backseat

Richard Cockerill has always insisted that he would pick on form rather than reputation and the Englishman was true to his word when he issued the team sheet for this afternoon’s match against what is effectively the Scarlets’ reserve XV.

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Edinburgh's Dougie Fife speaks to the press ahead of his side's clash with Scarlets. Picture: SNS

Edinburgh reintegration comes with a catch for winger Dougie Fife

Had circumstances been different, Dougie Fife would find himself in Australia right now, putting the final touches to preparations for the Commonwealth Games sevens tournament which begins in the 
early hours of tomorrow morning. Instead, he finds himself at Murrayfield, getting ready for a game which could see Edinburgh take a significant step towards the Pro14 play-offs.

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Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill will be all smiles on Saturday if his team qualify for the Pro-14 play-offs. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Richard Cockerill tells Edinburgh players to start handling the pressure

Richard Cockerill has called on his players to face up to the pressures of big-game rugby and secure the win that will take them a vital step closer to the play-offs on Saturday.

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Edinburgh Rugby captain Fraser McKenzie trains ahead of his 100th appearance for the club. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

No-nonsense Fraser McKenzie a pleasant surprise for coach

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has paid tribute to club captain Fraser McKenzie’s role in galvanising the team this season but admitted his first impression of the lock forward was that he was one of the most dispensable members of the squad he inherited last summer.

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Currie Chieftains and Ayr, seen here in action in a BT Premiership semi-final clash earlier this month, have both applied. Picture: SNS Group

SRU receives 12 applications for Super 6 franchises

The SRU has received 12 applications from clubs to form franchises in the new part-time professional Super 6 league which is due to launch in the 2019/20 season.

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Richard Cockerill knows good results are the best way to build support, regardless of where home is. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Richard Cockerill: I want city of Edinburgh to be proud of us

When Edinburgh were on the verge of booking their place in the knockout stages of Europe earlier this season, head coach Richard Cockerill expressed a preference for playing the home quarter-final at Myreside and looking to pack it out.

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Gavin Hastings wants council to help Edinburgh find new home

Gavin Hastings has called on City of Edinburgh Council to assist in helping the capital’s professional rugby team finally find an appropriate and permanent home.

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Cornell du Preez, one of four players to be released by Edinburgh.

Cockerill’s faith in Van der Walt and Hickey after clear-out

Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill has put his faith in current starter Jaco van der Walt and Simon Hickey, who is to arrive this summer, as the club’s stand-offs going
forward after it was announced that Duncan Weir and Jason Tovey are to leave.

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Stade Francais 17 - 10 Edinburgh: Cardiff test awaits

Stade Francais 17 - 10 Edinburgh: Cardiff test awaits

Edinburgh’s winning run in the Challenge Cup was brought to an end in Paris last night, but there was some consolation for Richard Cockerill’s side in the knowledge that they will now have a home quarter-final against Cardiff.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie, left, with Edinburgh counterpart Richard Cockerill. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Dave Rennie glad to win respect back for Glasgow Warriors

The scoreline tells its own story. This was a 3-0 game at the extended half-time break and it was a 6-0 match deep into the third quarter. And the 17-0 final score undoubtedly flattered Glasgow but, in comparison to last weekend’s implosion, the Warriors boss Dave Rennie was happy enough with the 1872 Cup win over Edinburgh at Scotstoun.

Edinburgh prop Simon Berghan. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

‘Stamping victim’ Fraser Brown defends Simon Berghan over red card

Stamping victim Fraser Brown has defended Edinburgh’s Simon Berghan over the red card which will see the prop face a Guinness Pro14 disciplinary panel tomorrow.

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