Celtic Challenge Round Two review

The experienced Irish outfit showed their class to come away with a 27-17 win in front of 903 fans at Hive Stadium, with the driving maul in particular causing problems for the capital club. Scotland internationalist Emma Orr was one of two try scorers for Edinburgh, dotting down on her debut. Orr combined beautifully with […]

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Celtic Challenge Round Two teams named

Having won an historic opening match against Glasgow last week, the team will look to build on an impressive performance with a consistent selection made to the squad, as they face Ireland’s Wolfhounds at Hive Stadium on Saturday 6 January. Emma Orr comes into the starting line-up, with the Scotland internationalist having missed last week […]

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Celtic Challenge Round One review

Edinburgh took first blood in the fixture, with Edinburgh University winger Cieron Bell storming over after centre Rachel Philipps had offloaded to Nicole Marlow to create space for the flying winger. Marlow, starting at fullback, converted the score – her first of four in a perfect afternoon from the tee. The home side doubled the […]

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Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors teams announced for Round One of the Celtic Challenge

Cruikshank’s side boasts several talented developing Scottish players, with fully capped internationalists – Emma Orr and Sarah Denholm – adding further experience to the side. On the squad, Cruikshank added: “It’s hugely exciting to be able to name our first side for Saturday’s Celtic Challenge match against Glasgow. It’s a side that is packed with talent, […]

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First blood to Glasgow Warriors in 1872 Cup ahead of decider

Unyielding defence was married to scores from Kyle Rowe, Johnny Matthews and Ally Miller on a dreich evening in Glasgow’s west end, with the Warriors drawing first blood in the festive double-header. Befitting with tradition, the festive fortnight began in thunderous fashion, as both sides gave no quarter in the early exchanges. It was the […]

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Celtic Challenge competition format confirmed alongside alignment of Scottish sides to Edinburgh Rugby & Glasgow Warriors

The alignment will see the two teams don the iconic colours of Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors and will be based out of Hive Stadium and Scotstoun Stadium respectively. Speaking on the announcement, Gemma Fay, Scottish Rugby’s Head of Women’s & Girls’ Strategy said: “The decision to align our Celtic Challenge teams to Edinburgh Rugby […]

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The Auld Acquaintance: 1872 Cup tickets on sale!

In clash of world rugby’s oldest club rivals, Edinburgh and Glasgow face-off on the ‘Night Afore’ in Scotland’s capital city, with the derby aptly named ‘The Auld Acquaintance’ in a nod to the history of the fixture and its regular slot in the Hogmanay period, taking on lyrics from the New Year’s Eve Scottish folk […]

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