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Edinburgh 10s Festival – 07/06/2014

Went to the Edinburgh 10s festival yesterday, played at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.

I was there last year, but for those who’ve forgotten! It’s 10 a side rugby, so a cross between the normal 15 a side and the better known smaller version of the game, 7s.

An if I say so my self, looking at last years pics and the following ones, I think I have improved my photographic skills, but I suppose you’ll be the judge of that.

Link to last years post,

https://watchoot.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/edinburgh-10s-rugby-festival/

This years pics,

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GB7’s 31/05/2014

Went to a Rugby Sevens tournament at Meggetland, Edinburgh, it was part of the GB7’s series.

Great fun and the sun was out.

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Running repairs

Running repairs

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Come here!

Come here!

Try time

Try time

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Edinburgh Rugby v Munster 03/05/2014

Last home game of this season for Edinburgh, it didn’t go well!

We were on the wrong end of a 12 – 55 drubbing, praise the lord for alcohol, it numbed the pain somewhat!

Some pictures,

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Happy Minion

Happy Minion

You'll get out if you promise not to mention the result:-)

You’ll get out if you promise not to mention the result:-)


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Line out picture, you know you love them!

Line out picture, you know you love them!

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Happy Munster fans

Happy Munster fans

 

Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Rugby 26/04/2014

It was the 2nd leg of the 1872 Cup yesterday, played between  Glasgow and Edinburgh, Glasgow had won the first leg in Edinburgh and they ran out winners again yesterday. Sadly I have to admit it was a deserved victory and the 37 -34 scoreline somewhat flatters Edinburgh.

Anyway here are the pics,

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The natives were friendly!!

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Rugby Weekend

Last weekend I went to two matches, Edinburgh v Cardiff Blues on the Friday and Lismore V Betuwe on the Saturday, the first being a pro match and the 2nd amateur, Betuwe are a Dutch team over in Scotland for a short tour, they attended the Edinburgh game the night before.

Some pics from both games,

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Edinburgh Rugby v Ulster 21/03/2014

Action from the RaboPro12 last night, Edinburgh v Ulster. Not the best game I’ve ever watched and I’m being kind.

Ended with a 9 – 3 win for Ulster,

Some pics,

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Wales v Scotland 15/03/2014

Went to Cardiff full of hope for a good performance and maybe just a decent result for Scotland in their final Six Nations fixture for this season, how wrong could I be!!

What we did get was a right good hiding, 51 – 3, aaarrrrggghhh!!!!!

Here is a link to a report in The Scotsman,

http://www.scotsman.com/sport/rugby/latest/six-nations-scotland-millennium-bug-strikes-again-1-3342829

An now some pics,

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Scotland V France 08/03/2014

Six Nations action at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh yesterday, Scotland v France.

Ended with a 17 -19 victory for France, a result that left Scotland supporters a bit shell shocked, though imo what cost us was the 9 points in penalties conceded in the first half, our penalty count this Six Nations is not one we’ll want to remember!

Anyway some pics,

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Livingston RFC v Jed-Forest RFC 01/03/2014

Attended a local match yesterday, Livingston V Jed-Forest, they play in the Scottish RBS Championship Division B, Jed are the Division leaders, having only lost one match so far this season,  and they ran out worthy winners 10 – 31.

Here are some pics,

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Jed-Forest used some of my pictures on their website, here is a link,  http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/jedforestrfc/s/match-centre-72403/1-775765

Edinburgh Rugby v Swansea Ospreys 28/02/2014

Rugby tonight, Edinburgh v Swansea in the RaboPro12, not at Murrayfield, as the pitch is struggling with an infestation of mites!

So it was Meggetland, a small stadium in Edinburgh, but it made for a good atmosphere, the lads must of liked it, because Edinburgh ran out 31 – 25 winners.

An enjoyable game, tries a plenty:-)

Only downside, the light, the stadium floodlights are not a patch on the Murrayfield lights, but I tried and with some help from photoshop I got some ok images, see what you think,

Grayson Hart dives for Edinburgh's first Try

Grayson Hart dives for Edinburgh’s first Try

An touches down:-)

An touches down:-)

An Grayson grabs the 3rd

An Grayson grabs the 3rd

Gotta have a Line-out pic

Gotta have a Line-out pic

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Roddy Grant charging through

Roddy Grant charging through

Swansea clear their lines

Swansea clear their lines

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