Myreside

  • Edinburgh To Stay At Myreside For Three More Years

    Edinburgh Rugby will continue to play their home matches at Myreside for the next three seasons, with a select number of fixtures returning to BT Murrayfield in the 2017/18 season. Following a six-game trial in season 2016/17, the club undertook a thorough review with supporters, local residents, and other key stakeholders including players and new head coach Richard Cockerill. The results of the feedback showed a continued desire to evolve the matchday experience at Myreside, whilst supporters...

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  • Edinburgh To Move To Myreside

    Edinburgh have formed a partnership with George Watson’s College in the city and will play fixtures at its Myreside ground next season. The capital club, which has attracted an average home gate of 5,480 this season, has been actively looking for a suitable home ground while currently playing matches at BT Murrayfield which has a capacity of over 67,000. The club, which plays in the Guinness PRO12 league, has been discussing the move with the school and a partnership has now been agreed that...

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  • Edinburgh Consider Developing New Stadium On Murrayfield Land

    ... smaller stadium that would regularly sell out for home matches would provide a strong base for the team, which plays in the Guinness PRO14 league. The club has had several temporary homes across Edinburgh, including Meadowbank, Murrayfield and currently Myreside. The back pitches at Murrayfield have long been viewed as ripe for development, especially as property values in the area are high. Proposals have recently been floated for a hotel and flats on the site by developer Murrayfield 2020. Th...

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  • Fan Focus - Peter Heatley

    A Watsonians stalwart on Scottish club rugby   PETER HEATLEY   Age: 52   Profile: I’m a partner in a quantity surveyor and project manager company called  W H Stephens and live in a part of Edinbugh called Glenlockhart which is only a mile from Myreside where Watsonians play. I’m married to Sue and have two children. Gary is 25 and editor of a rugby magazine called SCRUM (Scottish Club Rugby Union Magazine) which has been going for a year. My daughter Louise is 23 and used to be a big fo...

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  • SRU Exceed £50m Turnover For 2016-17

    ... season tickets and welcomed a record 101,889 fans to Scotstoun last season. Edinburgh Rugby increased its commercial revenues by 24% and welcomed six new sponsors into its portfolio. The capital club also hosted a sold out opening game at its new home at Myreside last season. Scottish Rugby chairman Colin Grassie said: “I’m delighted to report this year’s turnover of £51.4m was £4m higher than the previous year. This was due to increased ticket and broadcast income, as well as higher co...

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