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Shaun Edwards Exclusive: The Student speaks to a rugby legend

Shaun Edwards has been the defence coach for the French international rugby union team for the best part of a year. Life in France appears to have been treating him…

Interview: women’s university rugby captain, Nicola Howat, looks ahead to Varsity and the new season

The Student newspaper recently caught up with Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Football Club’s 1st XV captain, Nicola Howat, ahead of the coming season. The Scotland international will be hoping to…

Interview: university rugby captain, Ed Russell, excited for coming season

The Student catches up with EURFC 1st XV Captain three weeks before Scottish Varsity 2018 With the Gallagher Premiership providing marvellous rugby in the opening weeks, Ed Russell, EURFC 1st…

Having won Varsity, EULRFC have bigger prizes in their sights

Last Saturday, the EULRFC 1st XV entered BT Murrayfield Stadium for their first run out of the season. Shorn of six regulars, including three full internationals, they faced their bitter…

EURFC and EULRFC strive for Murrayfield Scottish Varsity success

On Saturday evening, the oldest varsity in the world returns for another instalment. Edinburgh and St Andrews have been battling each other for bragging rights since the 1860s, fighting for…

St. Andrews make it four in succession with Varsity win

The grudge match, the big revenge, the game to end them all. It can only be the world’s oldest Varsity rugby game between Edinburgh and St. Andrews. The stands were…

Cruikshank relishing Murrayfield Varsity challenge

By her own admission, the 2015/16 season was perhaps the best yet for Edinburgh University’s Women’s first XV, but Head Coach Claire Cruikshank is desperate for more. The return of…