News from the Fortress
NOW FOR THE HEINEKEN CUP
The biggest match between Edinburgh and Ulster at Murrayfield since the 2003 Celtic Cup Final will take place on Saturday 17 October (kick off 3.45pm) when Heineken Cup rugby retuns to EH12.
After Edinburgh's bright start to the league season, confidence is high and the team is looking forward to the start of their Heineken Cup campaign. After finishing second in the Magners League, Edinburgh will want 2009/10 to be the season that they make a mark in Europe's premier competition.
Edinburgh open their season with an away trip to play French aristocrats Stade Francais, before starting their home campaign against Ulster on Saturday 17 October (kick off 3.45pm). To book your seats - call 0131 346 5180 NOW! Supporters are encouraged to buy tickets in advance and AnyGame vouchers (£15 instead of £20 for Adult admission when bought in advance).
YOUR HEROES ARE BACK FOR AN EUROPEAN ADVENTURE
Edinburgh's Darknights will face their first Heineken Cup opponents on Saturday 17 October when Ulster travel to Murrayfield.
Can our heroic players continue their sparkling home form and earn a win against the 1999 European champions?
To mark the special occasion, Edinburgh have produced a fun trailer for the match which underlines how this contest has all the traits of a Hollywood blockbuster.
With our points machine, Chris Paterson, kicking off the drama in the trailer it promises to be a special night of European rugby at the nation's biggest stadium.
EDINBURGH RUGBY TV: PATERSON ON FANS
In the latest instalment of Edinburgh Rugby TV, metronomic goalkicker Chris Paterson explains how important the home supporters are to the players and that view is echoed by vice captain Allister Hogg.
The Ulster match promises to be a special event in the Scottish sporting calendar and the biggest match between the two teams since the 2003 Celtic Cup Final when over 17,000 watched an epic clash at Murrayfield.
Remember to take advantage of our great value AnyGame vouchers for the match (£15 instead of £20 for Adult admission when purchased in advance). Call 0131 346 5180 .
STAND UP FOR THE EDINBURGH MEN
Ulster will bring an army of supporters to cheer on their team, but Edinburgh's crowds for their home games in 2009/10 have been loud and proud as they have turned out in numbers.
With the post match party one for all to enjoy in the President's Suite, an Edinburgh Rugby game day is great entertainment for the whole family. With your support, the team can push themselves even further and deliver the results we want.
HAVE YOU SIGNED UP FOR ANYGAME VOUCHERS YET?
This season supporters of Edinburgh Rugby Club are being encouraged to buy into the new AnyGame vouchers and qualify for a discounted rate.
As a reward for showing commitment to attending Edinburgh home matches, fans who purchase adult tickets in advance of the game can get £5 off the actual match ticket price.
Now, rather than paying £20 to watch Edinburgh perform this season, AnyGame voucher purchasers will gain admission for an Adult for just £15 (terms and conditions apply). Beat the queues, be flexible and save money - sign up for AnyGame vouchers!
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Tickets are now on sale for the 2009 Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Tests at Murrayfield. This November Scotland will face Fiji (Sat 14 November), Australia (Sat 21 November) and Argentina (Sat 28 Nov).
Buy your tickets now and get a Magners League Edinburgh v Glasgow festive derby FREE with every ticket £20 and above. Concessions apply.
Call 0844 335 3933 for tickets or purchase via your local rugby club and help them earn.
Scottish Rugby is the governing body for the sport of Rugby Union in Scotland. It oversees all levels of the game from grassroots and schools, through youth, clubs, professional and representative teams, together with coaching, refereeing and volunteering. Scottish Rugby administers and upholds the Laws of the Game in Scotland. It runs domestic competitions and represents Scotland on the international stage. Scottish Rugby owns and maintains Scotland’s largest stadium, Murrayfield, which as well as rugby, hosts a range of international sporting and entertainment events. Scottish Rugby continues to develop the game at all levels throughout Scotland and aims to ensure that rugby is a sport for all.