Rugby

 

Murrayfield Stadium sited just to the west of the centre of Edinburgh is the home to Scottish Rugby and the international stadium of the Scottish National team. Prior to the present stadium being built international games were played at Inverleith. The stadium came into being on the 21st March 1925. The first team Scotland played was England. Scotland won and went onto win the 5 nations and the Grand Slam. During the Second world war the stadium was used as a supply depot by the Royal Army Service Corps. On the termination of hostilities it reverted back to the national stadium. In 1995 Murrayfield had a £50 million face lift and is considered one of Europe's finest Rugby venues. The SRU the governing body of Scottish Rugby operate from the stadium. Edinburgh and the Lothians have several rugby teams. Many of the the former pupils of the Scottish public school system such as George Heriots and Stewart Melville. The links below access the clubs websites from where fixtures can be obtained. Do not forget that the Scottish borders are less than an hours drive away and that area is steeped in Rugby History. The Melrose Sevens being just one. The list is in no particular order. The list is not exhaustive but on research I had difficulty connecting to websites. To save problems I left them out. But, if rugby is your thing there is enough links here to get on with.

Boroughmuir
Broughton
0131 552 6780
Edinburgh Northern
0131 332 3911
Edinburgh
0131 346 5180
George Heriots
07801 280 988
Linlithgow
01506-845087
Livingston
01506 434695
Portobello
0131 661 4554
Watsonians
None Given
Musselburgh
See Website
Preston Lodge
See Website
Currie
0131 449 2432
Dalkeith
0131 660 4253
Lasswade
0131 663 8452
Penicuik
01968 677071