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Glasgow 40-16 Cardiff: Warriors profit from Blues indiscipline

Glasgow’s winning streak remains intact but Dave Rennie’s men were plum ordinary for long stretches of this match; rarely has a six tries to one victory looked to laboured.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne came off the bench to score three tries for Edinburgh and converted them all. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Southern Kings 21-48 Edinburgh: Hidalgo-Clyne bags hat-trick

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne came off the bench to bag a hat-trick and set up another try as Edinburgh surged to a 48-21 victory over Southern Kings in South Africa.

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Jaco Van Der Walt in action for former club Lions. He will make his first start for Edinburgh against the Southern Kings. Picture: Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Edinburgh turn to South African trio for Southern Kings test

Richard Cockerill was hoping to talk about the Edinburgh team he had selected to play the Southern Kings this evening in Port Elizabeth but his inquisitors had other ideas. Flanker John Hardie was handed a three-month ban on Wednesday for the alleged use of cocaine and Cockerill was immediately pressed on that painful subject.

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Scotland's Henry Pyrgos returns to club duties with Glasgow Warriors on Friday. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Glasgow turn to Henry Pyrgos and Pete Horne for Blues test

Glasgow Warriors go into tonight’s Guinness Pro14 clash with Cardiff Blues looking to make it ten league wins in a row and head coach Dave Rennie wants returning internationalists Henry Pyrgos and Pete Horne to take the game by the scruff of the neck.

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Phil Burleigh, fresh from making his Scotland debut, will partner James Johnstone in the centre. Picture: SNS Group

Edinburgh welcome back six Scotland members for Kings encounter

Edinburgh Rugby have been boosted by the return of six players from international duty as Richard Cockerill’s side prepare to face Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.

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Glasgow Warriors' promising lock forward
 Kiran McDonald. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Kiran McDonald’s spell in Hull pays off with Glasgow Warriors

Hull may be a city more associated with the league code but, for young lock Kiran McDonald, a spell by the Humber played a valuable role in helping his dreams to become a professional rugby player.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne scored all of Edinburgh's points in Bloemfontein. Picture: SNS Group

Cheetahs 33-13 Edinburgh: Scots well beaten in Bloemfontein

Edinburgh were beaten 33-13 by the Cheetahs in their first Guinness PRO14 encounter in South Africa.

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Duhan Van Der Merwe will make his first start for Edinburgh against Cheetahs. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Edinburgh hope Duhan van der Merwe’s pace can tame Cheetahs

Edinburgh winger Duhan van der Merwe is “quick, powerful and exciting” and will add something to the backline as the capital outfit play in South Africa for the first 
time, according to head coach Richard Cockerill.

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Edinburgh's Magnus Bradbury scores the final try of the match against Ospreys. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Myreside finds its voice as Edinburgh make it five in a row

“We’re doing okay,” was Richard Cockerill’s understated verdict as the opening 
chapter to his first season as Edinburgh head coach was rounded off with this rousing bonus-point victory over Ospreys at Myreside.

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Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has hailed the progress of prop Darryl Marfo. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Richard Cockerill hails rise of Scotland hopeful Darryl Marfo

Richard Cockerill hailed 
Darryl Marfo’s whirlwind rise from fourth-choice loosehead at Edinburgh to a potential first Scotland cap in the space of a few weeks.

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 Glasgow Warriors George Horne scores his first try of the game.

Glasgow Warriors enjoy eightsome reel against Leinster

Glasgow extended their winning run in the Pro14 to eight and they sent Leinster home empty handed to boot. It was scant consolation after that European defeat two weeks back but at least Glasgow showed the best of themselves in this uneven match, attacking in the first half, defending after the break. Six of the seven tries scored last night came in a hectic opening half hour.

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 Warriors' Peter Horne, left, and George Horne. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Peter and George Horne start sibling rivalry with Leinster

Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie admits selecting two brothers as a half-back pairing
is a first in his coaching career but can be confident that Peter and George Horne shouldn’t be lacking in familiarity despite starting a professional game together for the first time.

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James Johnstone is hoping for another taste of Guinness Pro14 action when Edinburgh host Ospreys at Myreside. Picture: SNS/SRU

Edinburgh’s James Johnstone out to forge future in 15-a-side

James Johnstone still doesn’t know if his December will require sunscreen or winter woolies but the 27-year-old has made it clear that he’d be more than happy to brave the chill.

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Magnus Bradbury is now back in full training and focusing on the visit of Ospreys after being stripped of the Edinburgh captaincy. Picture: SNS/SRU

Magnus Bradbury backed to make amends on pitch for Edinburgh

Edinburgh assistant coach Duncan Hodge believes axed skipper Magnus Bradbury is ready to prove on the field of play that he has put his recent indiscretion behind him.

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Benetton winger Angelo Esposito moves in to tackle full back Blair Kinghorn, who was involved in all three Edinburgh tries. Photograph: Roberto Bregani/Fotosport

Benetton 13 - 24 Edinburgh: Cockerill’s side win in Italy

It is all about confidence – and slowly, inch by inch, Edinburgh are starting to find it and use it to turn games they might have lost into wins. This is a classic case in point.

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Darryl Marfo has been praised by Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill for his hard work and commitment. Picture: SNS/SRU

Richard Cockerill believes Edinburgh’s positivity will continue

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill is confident his players can continue to “portray a positive environment” as they move on from a turbulent couple of weeks with a trip to face Benetton in Italy this 

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Zander Fagerson touches down during Glasgow Warriors emphatic victory over Southern Kings. Picture: SNS/SRU

Glasgow 43 - 13 Southern Kings: Home rule for Warriors

Glasgow Warriors made it seven wins from seven in the Guinness Pro14 with an emphatic seven-try win over the outclassed Southern Kings at Scotstoun last night.

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Glasgow Warriors' Adam Hastings. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow coach has faith in Adam Hastings and George Horne

Glasgow coach Dave Rennie insists he has confidence in the youthful half-back pairing he has selected for tonight’s meeting with the Southern Kings and believes both stand-off Adam Hastings and scrum-half George Horne can have important roles to play during the upcoming international window.

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Edinburgh's Sam Hidalgo-Clyne was not included in the Scotland squad for the autumn Tests. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Snubbed Sam Hidalgo-Clyne to ‘grit teeth and get on with it’

Edinburgh scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne couldn’t hide his disappointment as he faced the media after being left out of Gregor Townsend’s Scotland squad for next month’s autumn Tests against Samoa, New Zealand and Australia.

Adam Hastings will start for Glasgow Warriors against Southern Kings on Friday. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

First Glasgow Warriors start for Adam Hastings against Kings

ADAM Hastings will get his first competitive start in a Glasgow Warriors jersey at stand-off against the Southern Kings in the Guinness Pro14 at Scotstoun tomorrow night.

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