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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Edinburgh

Last month
January 2023
# scotsman
Lure of Test rugby sees ambitious Healy agree Munster exit for Scotland
Munster are understood to be closing in on the re-signing of Jake Flannery from Ulster.
Last year
2022
# Comeback
Munster recover from sloppy start to record bonus point victory over Edinburgh
Graham Rowntree’s men have now won three on the spin.
Munster locked-and-loaded for massive night in Edinburgh
The Scots have named a strong side for this evening’s URC clash.
# Round-Up
Hanrahan helps Dragons to win as 'sublime' Priestland shines for Cardiff
Edinburgh claimed their first away win in the URC since March.
# Edinburgh
Man charged after Prince Andrew heckled during procession of queen's coffin in Scotland
Video showed the man being dragged to the ground in an altercation.
# Monarchy
Number of arrests made as events held across UK following death of Queen Elizabeth II
In Edinburgh, a woman who was arrested during the accession proclamation for the king has been charged.
# anti-monarchy
Woman arrested after protester holds anti-monarchy sign in Edinburgh
The proclamation was one of three taking place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Sunday.
# case for the defence
Ulster show their mettle to survive late Edinburgh onslaught
Ulster lost captain Iain Henderson to an early injury but rallied to secure crucial victory.
# harsh lessons
'It was pretty embarrassing' - Connacht must bounce back to save URC season
Head coach Andy Friend and club captain Jarrad Butler were honest about the defeat in Edinburgh.
# winning ways
Carty returns as Connacht bid for three-in-a-row on visit to Edinburgh
The Scots have lost their last three games but are capable of playing thrilling rugby.
# Injury Update
Connacht's Buckley a doubt this week but Thornbury could return this month
There was some good news on the injury front for Andy Friend’s squad.
# Hat-trick Hero
Simon Zebo bags a hat-trick as Munster nail a bonus point win over Edinburgh
Munster defeated Edinburgh 34-20 at Thomond Park this evening.
All time
# surprise exit
Richard Cockerill leaves Edinburgh to ‘pursue other opportunities’
Cockerill signed a two-year contract extension last summer.
# Up and Running
Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.
# brave blossoms
Japan name one debutant among team of World Cup stars to face the Lions
Jamie Joseph’s men haven’t played a Test since 2019.
# brave blossoms
World Cup star Matsushima set for 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' against Lions
The Clermont flyer is hoping Japan can pick up where they left off in 2019.
# First Step
Irish influence will be strong as Lions get their 2021 campaign underway
Warren Gatland insists he has no preconceived ideas about his Test team.
# fresh faces
Saracens players and Russell land as Kelleher continues to impress the Lions
The 23-year-old Ireland hooker will remain with the Lions in Jersey this week.
# mad game
Ian Madigan lands a last-minute penalty as Ulster secure dramatic win
Ulster defeated Edinburgh 34-31 in their final Rainbow Cup game of the season.
# Injury Update
Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season
Eric O’Sullivan has also been ruled out of the clash with Edinburgh.
# tests
Edinburgh report positive Covid case but Ulster game still set to go ahead
Ulster have also had to deal with Covid cases over the past week.
# Racing clear
Miserable weekend for Pro14 clubs after Scarlets and Edinburgh thumped
Leinster – courtesy of a walkover – and Benetton are the Pro14′s only victors so far this weekend.
# crossing the water
Scottish-qualified former Ireland U20 switches from Ulster to Edinburgh
Richard Cockerill on new signing Adam McBurney: ‘He’s a tough and dynamic competitor with a lot of scope for development.’
# Big One
Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield
Gregor Townsend’s side believe they are better placed to end Ireland’s dominance of this fixture.
# pro14
Connacht fall to one point defeat against Edinburgh
Andy Friend’s side went down 15-14 at the Sportsground after captain Jarrad Butler was sent off.
# The Boss
'They always seem pretty important against Scotland, don’t they?'
Andy Farrell’s Ireland need to show a complete picture of what they’re about.
# opportunity knocks
Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.
# pro14
Munster can offer Andy Farrell food for thought in Edinburgh
The southern province have plenty of men with a point to prove after not featuring for Ireland.
# Tipp Man
'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'
Bill Johnston has no regrets about his move from Munster to Ulster last year.
# Hammering
Leavy shines as eight-try Leinster tear Edinburgh to shreds at the RDS
Cian Kelleher got a hat-trick and Luke McGrath scored a brace as the home side kept their run going.
# Team news
Dan Leavy to make first Leinster start since March 2019 against Edinburgh
The 26-year-old has made three replacement appearances in recent weeks.
# pro14
Friend hails Connacht's control after big win in Edinburgh
‘I love the fact that the players, when they got into the red zone backed themselves and executed.’
# big result
Connacht produce stunning five-try display to pick up bonus point and end bad away form
The Irish province came away from their trip to Edinburgh with an impressive win.
# Guinness Pro14
Andy Friend is stuck between a lock and a hard place
Connacht are missing five second-row forwards for this evening’s clash against Edinburgh.
# Stop Gap
Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low
Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.
# Johann van Graan
Munster coach hails players after week of upheaval - 'It’s very tough to manage it but I think we all adapted'
Munster defeated Edinburgh after a week of upheaval for the province.
# Late Late Show
Stander pounces late to secure dramatic win for Munster
Youngster Ben Healy once again nailed the winning kick for Munster as they came from behind to defeat Edinburgh.
# Gobi Desert
Researchers discover species of toothless, two-fingered dinosaur
Multiple complete skeletons of the new species, named Oksoko avarsan, were unearthed in Mongolia by a University of Edinburgh-led team.
# Sharpshooter
'Big-time' Madigan on his clutch kick and feeling loved in Ulster
Ulster’s Mr Saturday Night talks through his process for a dramatic winner to set up a Pro14 final against his native province.
# suftum
Ulster steel themselves for 'cruel' final scenario
Dan McFarland spoke passionately yesterday about the weird occasion ahead, being written off and how Ulster worked to make sure everyone knows they ‘give a shit’.