ERSC Annual Quiz Night 2017
The Edinburgh Rugby Supporters Club Annual quiz night takes place on Tuesday 2 May in the Up and Under bar at BT Murrayfield. Doors open at 1845 for a 1915 kick off!
Tickets, costing £10 each, can be bought at the in the supporters' bar at home matches, starting with the La Rochelle match on 31 March.
If you can't make it to a match, email ersc[at]live.co.uk to book your place and pay on the night.
The full squad will be in attendance and split across the tables.
CONNACHT THE VICTORS IN AMAZING MATCH
Edinburgh Rugby: 19 (0) Connacht: 22 (16)
This is getting so painful I can hardly bear to watch.
Of late, Edinburgh seem to have made a habit of giving their opponents a head start with errors of devastating hopelessness, then throwing caution to the wind and roaring back to within touching distance in the second half. There was a fair bit of that against La Rochelle last Friday night. They looked like they were going to be blown away in the first period, then came back with some adventurous stuff.
It wasn't enough, mind, and composure and accuracy under pressure ultimately were the difference in that match. What the Gunners wouldn't give for a leader with the character of the estimable John Muldoon, Connacht's skipper who was such a factor in their surprising, yet exhilarating, title success last season.
They were at it again at Mon Repos this evening.
It was certainly a high octane start from both sides, with plenty of quickfire phases. But Duncan Weir TGB lost focus twice, failing to
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GUNNERS SECURE BONUS IN MON REPOS MONSOON
Edinburgh Rugby: 9 (3) Neathswansea Ospreys: 13 (10)
The best teams take their chances. It's as simple as that. The Ospreys had one chance this evening and took it. Edinburgh had the lion's share of territory and possession but just could not get over the whitewash.
The losing bonus point was some consolation and they stuck to their task throughout on an horrendous night. But their execution was just lacking accuracy at the crucial moments. There was plenty of huffing and puffing, but that incisive edge was not quite there.
Edinburgh looked to play with ball in hand into the driving rain and strong northerly wind early on. The conditions really were biblical but Duncan Weir TGB was looking frisky throughout. Despite their meteorological disadvantage, the Gunners were enjoying good field position in the first quarter, with their scrummage looking dominant.
Pressure was rewarded after the Embra front row smashed their opposite numbers in the scrummage and Weir knocked
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