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Pierre Schoeman: Edinburgh add South African prop on three-year deal

Edinburgh confirm the signing of South African prop Pierre Schoeman from the Bulls on a three-year contract.

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Retiring Cochrane among 16 Edinburgh exits

Neil Cochrane announces his retirement at the end of the season, as one of 16 players to leave Edinburgh.

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Scotland and Edinburgh flanker Hamish Watson to miss rest of season

Edinburgh’s Hamish Watson will miss the rest of the season – and Scotland’s summer tour – to undergo shoulder surgery.

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Mark Bennett: ‘Edinburgh have overachieved this season’

Centre Mark Bennett believes Edinburgh have surpassed all expectations this season – including those within the camp.

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Gilroy ruled out of Edinburgh clash

Ulster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that the Irish International Craig Gilroy is subject to an internal review and will not play this weekend.

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Ulster’s Charles Piutau ‘cost as much as whole Edinburgh backline’, says Richard Cockerill

Richard Cockerill says his Edinburgh players will benefit psychologically from the “huge” Pro14 fixtures at the season climax.

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Italy prop Pietro Ceccarelli to join Edinburgh from Oyonnax

Italy and Oyonnax tight-head prop Pietro Ceccarelli agrees a one-year deal to join Edinburgh next season.

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‘In a way, I’m lucky’: Doddie Weir on MND, rugby and his crusade for a cure

In New York for fun and treatment, the Scottish rugby great discussed life with motor neurone disease – and what he’s doing to fight itIn a famous scene from Living with Lions, the seminal documentary about the 1997 victory in South Africa, Doddie Weir…

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Richard Cockerill: Edinburgh ‘didn’t cope with big-occasion pressure’

Coach Richard Cockerill says some Edinburgh players could not handle the pressure of a European quarter-final after defeat by the Blues.

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Scotland, France and Ireland victorious on day one of Under-18s festival

Scotland Under-18s came from behind to beat England on a thrilling first day of the Under-18s Six Nations Festival in Wales.

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‘Super Six’: 12 Scottish clubs submit applications for semi-professional set-up

Scottish Rugby will assess applications from 12 clubs aiming to become one of its ‘Super Six’ semi-professional franchises.

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Cockerill ‘no idea’ how far Edinburgh can go

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill admits he is unsure how far his side can progress as they prepare for Saturday’s Challenge Cup quarter-final.

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Pierre Schoeman: Edinburgh close in on signing of South African prop

Edinburgh are close to securing the signature of South African prop Pierre Schoeman from the Bulls.

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McDonald & Tagive sign new Glasgow deals

Glasgow lock Kiran McDonald and winger Ratu Tagive commit themselves to the club until at least May 2020.

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How Richard Cockerill has Edinburgh crowing again

Meticulous, ferocious and demanding, Richard Cockerill is driving his revitalised Edinburgh out of the rugby doldrums, according to Roddy Grant.

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Scottish Rugby: Mark Dodson to remain chief executive until 2023

Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson has his contract extended for a further five years until the 2023 World Cup.

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