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Thursday 5 April 2018

T'Old Tin Lid - an unusual piece of rugby memoribilia

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...

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Field of Giants!

Monday 25 December 2017

Field of Giants!

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.

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Accies Inducted into Scottish Rugby's Hall of Fame

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Accies Inducted into Scottish Rugby's Hall of Fame

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

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Celebrating 160 years - rugby storms the home of Scottish football

Thursday 24 August 2017

Celebrating 160 years - rugby storms the home of Scottish football

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

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James Henry Digby 'Bungy' Watson - 31 Aug1890-15 Oct 1914

Monday 13 October 2014

James Henry Digby 'Bungy' Watson - 31 Aug1890-15 Oct 1914

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...

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GPS (Phil) Macpherson - Scottish Rugby Hall of Fame

Friday 5 November 2010

GPS (Phil) Macpherson - Scottish Rugby Hall of Fame

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

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140 years ago

Tuesday 14 December 2010

140 years ago

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 -------

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140 Years ago Today - 27 March 1871

Sunday 27 March 2011

140 Years ago Today - 27 March 1871

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 ------

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140 Years ago on 27 March 2011

Sunday 20 March 2011

140 Years ago on 27 March 2011

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 ------

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