Edinburgh eventually routed the Kings and went top of their conference in the Guinness PRO14, but the result and the outcome were far better than the performance from the capital side.
Last year’s surprise defeat in Port Elizabeth still “really sticks in the stomach” of Edinbrugh Rugby as they welcome the Kings to BT Murrayfield looking to press down on the pedal in their Guinness PRO14 campaign.
Even allowing for my wholly misanthropic worldview, I think we’re all reasonably glad to see the back of 2019.
Happy New Year, and Happy New Decade also, illustrated everywhere it seems by postings of photos depicting oneself in 2010 and now.
For all that they’ve had the mob hand on Glasgow these last few years, there was a feeling that Edinburgh’s 29-19 victory at Murrayfield in Saturday’s 1872 Cup second leg was a pivotal one in the club’s future.
Huw Jones is playing to his 2018 form again – because he’s getting the chance to play, he thinks.
George Taylor admits he had to swallow hard and pause before he knocked on head coach Richard Cockerill’s office door – but that he knows now it was the best thing he’s done as a professional player.
Jonny Gray's departure from Glasgow to Exeter Chiefs at the end of this season was confirmed by the clubs yesterday as the Warriors start a pivotal section of their faltering season.
Glasgow Warriors finally completed the homecoming of Leone Nakarawa as a New Year gift to their restless support – but just as Jonny Gray appears ready to leave.