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A picture on Twitter of an old biscuit tin lid featuring an Edinburgh Accies' player led John Wright to do some digging - this is what he found out...

Posted on Thursday, 05 April 2018 @ 20:37

A reminder of the more than 120 Club players who have represented their countries over the past 160 years - all playing on the same pitch we still use today.

Posted on Monday, 25 December 2017 @ 10:53

We are proud to announce the induction of two more Accies into Scottish Rugby's Hall of Fame.

Posted on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 @ 21:37

2017/18 marks the Club's 160th anniversary. An exhibition at the National Football Museum in Hampden celebrates this significant milestone.

Posted on Thursday, 24 August 2017 @ 10:05

One hundred years ago this week, James Henry Digby 'Bungy' Watson - captain of Accies 1912/13, Barbarian and three-times England cap - died at sea, along with 524 others, when HMS Hawke was sunk...

Posted on Monday, 13 October 2014 @ 21:26

In the morning an advertisement appeared in the “The Scotsman” indicating the time and the place and an entrance fee of one shilling of the first football international to be played under ------

Posted on Sunday, 27 March 2011 @ 00:03

The gauntlet for the first international having been thrown down by the senior Scottish clubs was picked up appropriately enough by Blackheath, one of London's oldest clubs. It was BH Burns the ------

Posted on Sunday, 20 March 2011 @ 22:19

140 years ago this last week a significant event took place for our game of Rugby Football, that three months later would ensure that Raeburn Place would be -------

Posted on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 @ 17:16

On Thursday evening Scottish Rugby inducted 12 iconic personalities into its first official Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame has been ------

Posted on Friday, 05 November 2010 @ 14:33