Guinness Pro14


Injury-hit Glasgow Warriors almost back to full strength

Glasgow Warriors have not had their troubles to seek this season when it has come to player unavailability, with multiple injuries and suspensions in key positions really testing the versatility and the strength in depth of the squad.

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Duhan van der Merwe scores the game's first try at BT Murrayfield. Picture: SNS Group

Edinburgh 12-6 Munster: Duhan van der Merwe seals win for Edinburgh

Duhan van der Merwe crossed twice as Edinburgh saw off Munster 12-6 on their return to BT Murrayfield.

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Tighthead prop Simon Berghan is back with Edinburgh and will be on the bench against Munster. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Richard Cockerill says Edinburgh are already in ‘Utopia’

Richard Cockerill believes his Edinburgh team are in a position they would have regarded as “Utopia” just a few short months ago as they prepare for a crunch match against Munster in which they could tighten their hold on a Pro14 play-off place.

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DTH van der Merwe during one of his final games for Glasgow in his first spell at Scotstoun. Picture: SNS Group

DTH van der Merwe re-joins Glasgow Warriors from Newcastle Falcons

DTH van der Merwe has re-joined Glasgow Warriors with immediate effect, Newcastle Falcons have confirmed.

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DTH van der Merwe scores a try against Munster in the Guinness PRO12 final at Kingspan in May 2015. Picture: SNS Group

Glasgow close to deal to bring DTH van der Merwe back to Scotstoun

Glasgow Warriors are closing in on a stunning deal to bring former fans’ favourite DTH van der Merwe back to Scotstoun, according to reports.

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BBC loses Pro14 rights after being outbid by Irish station

Live terrestrial coverage of the Guinness Pro14 will end next season after the BBC admitted it had failed to reach agreement to continue with the broadcasting rights.

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Darryl Margo has committed his future to Edinburgh until 2020. Picture: SNS Group/SRU

Darryl Marfo extends Edinburgh stay until 2020

Edinburgh Rugby prop Darryl Marfo has signed a new two-year deal with Richard Cockerill’s side, keeping him at the club until 2020.

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Edinburgh take part in a training session at Murrayfield (pre-snowfall). Picture: SNS Group

Edinburgh’s PRO14 clash with Munster postponed due to weather

Edinburgh’s clash with Munster at Murrayfield has been postponed due to the ‘Beast from the East’.

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Rejuvenated Tim Swinson times Calcutta Cup return to perfection

Tim Swinson could not have chosen a better moment to make his comeback more dramatic.

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Glasgow Warriors players at a training session at Toryglen. Picture: SNS Group

Glasgow Warriors’ Pro14 trip to Ulster postponed until late April

Glasgow Warriors’ trip to face Ulster this Friday has been postponed until the weekend of April 20/21/22, PRO14 Rugby has confirmed.

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Edinburgh's Duncan Weir. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Dragons 12 - 25 Edinburgh: Duncan Weir seals away win

Stand-off Duncan Weir would have been more used to spending this weekend preparing to face England at Murrayfield, instead he was clinching a Pro14 victory for Edinburgh.

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Rob Harley set a new appearances record for Glasgow Warriors. Picture: SNS

Munster 21 - 10 Glasgow: Irish spoil Rob Harley’s big night

There was no victory to mark Rob Harley breaking the Glasgow appearances record as Warriors fell in Cork to just a second Pro14 loss of the season.

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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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Duncan Weir kept his cool in the Kingspan Stadium to slot over a drop goal in the dying seconds to snatch victory for Edinburgh. Picture: SNS Group

Ulster 16-17 Edinburgh: Duncan Weir snatches win with late drop goal

Duncan Weir landed a last minute drop goal as Edinburgh repeated their Irish touring heroics for the second week in a row in this Conference B battle at Ravenhill.

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Glasgow Warriors' George Horne breaks through to score his try at Scotstoun. Picture: SNS Group

Glasgow Warriors 37-23 Cheetahs: Five-try Warriors tame Cheetahs

Glasgow sailed into the Guinness PRO14 play offs with a five try win over South African opponents, the Cheetahs.

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Edinburgh field all-international back row in bid to leapfrog Ulster

Richard Cockerill has picked a strong looking side to take on an Ulster squad which sits just three points above them in Pro14 Conference B. It could prove a vital match in terms of play-off places but the two teams still have to play each other in Edinburgh.

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No excuses despite Glasgow missing 18 players for Cheetahs

Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie has insisted he will not fret about any possible unfairness in the fixture schedule ahead of his team’s Pro14 match against the Cheetahs tonight, believing that the Warriors, although understrength, are still good enough to win. Nine players are unavailable to Rennie because of Scotland commitments, with another nine on the injury list, including international forwards Fraser Brown and Zander Fagerson.

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Matt ­Smith turned to rugby after abuse on the football pitch

Had Matt Smith followed in the footsteps of a family member from generations past he would be playing football right now. Instead, the 21-year-old Glasgow Warriors flanker opted for rugby – precisely because the camaraderie with team-mates made it feel more like a family environment.

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George Horne scored Glasgow's first try and set up the second. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Dragons 15 - 15 Glasgow: Coach Dave Rennie frustrated

Glasgow coach Dave Rennie was a frustrated man as he saw his largely second-string side throw away a ten-point first-half lead and have to settle
for a draw at one of the traditional basement clubs in the 
Guinness Pro14.

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Mark Bennett is mobbed by his team-mates after his late try clinched a dramatic win for Edinburgh. Picture: SNS/SRU

Edinburgh 29 - 24 Leinster: Mark Bennett grabs late glory

Mark Bennett scored a late winner for Edinburgh as they defeated Leinster in a thrilling
Guinness Pro14 clash at 
Myreside last night.

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