Edinburgh have no choice but to give the Montpellier mammoths the run-around at Stade Altrad if they are to get anything from their Heineken Champions’ Cup opener today, believes Richard Cockerill.
Edinburgh get all their internationals back for tonight’s Heineken Champions’ Cup game against Newcastle but that doesn’t make them favourites even with home advantage, believes Richard Cockerill.
They’re defending champions, have home advantage where they’re unbeaten in all competitions this season, and have just won a European doubleheader to top their Heineken Cup pool, but Richard Cockerill steadfastly refuses to let go of Edinburgh’s underdog tag for the 1872 Cup.
George Watson’s College 15 High School of Dundee 5: Brave High boys go down with heads held high in Murrayfield final
The High School of Dundee’s young team battled bravely on the big pitch at BT Murrayfield but eventually went down to defeat as George Watson’s College won the Scottish Schools Under-16 Cup for a second successive year.
Mark Bennett believes maturity will help he and Matt Scott be a better than ever partnership going forward for Edinburgh Rugby.
Blair Kinghorn’s part in Edinburgh’s try of the season was simple – pick the ball up, and look for Bill.
Thank goodness, the silly season (for as much as it ever stops in golf) is over. There’s some proper, competitive stuff to get our teeth into.
Allan Dell considered giving up rugby during last year’s season-long injury nightmare but the Edinburgh prop is back and firing at almost full power ahead of the Autumn Tests.
Referees have a tough job at the best of times, especially in a hard contact sport like rugby.
As tenacious as ever, Richard Cockerill simply won’t let go of his grip of the underdog tag going into today’s 1872 Cup first leg at Murrayfield.