Learn To Play The Edinburgh Way

ImageLearn to pass like Edinburgh and Scotland scrum half Mike Blair by attending one of Edinburgh Rugby Club's Coaching Clinics here at Murrayfield. Learn to play the Edinburgh way, improve your rugby and have a fun time with expert coaches.

After successful Match Day Coaching Clinics in the first few games of this season, Edinburgh Rugby Club are organising several more clinics for this coming season.

"_Edinburgh v Glasgow_Friday 28th December 2007_Murrayfield KO 7.30pm
"_Edinburgh v Munster_Friday 15th February 2008"Murrayfield KO 7.30pm
"_Edinburgh v Connacht_Friday 21st March 2008"Murrayfield KO 7.30pm
"_Edinburgh v Cardiff_Friday 28th March 2008"Murrayfield KO 7.30pm
"_Glasgow v Edinburgh _Friday 11th April 2008"Firhill KO 7.30pm
"_Edinburgh v Leinster_Friday 18th April 2008"Murrayfield_ KO 7.30pm

Your club/school has the opportunity to take up this superb offer of taking part in the Match Day Coaching Clinics, which will take place on the back pitches at Murrayfield Stadium. Several clubs had a great time at the clinics bringing their whole mini section or whole S1, S2 squad, which created an affinity with Edinburgh and gave a really good boost to all the participants. Individuals can also attend the clinics.

The clinic will start at 5pm where your group will be met and welcomed, (all participants should assemble at the Murrayfield Wanderers Club House) then directed where to change and given details of the evenings programme. The clinic will last for approximately 1_ hours and include a variety of games and skills, led by qualified, disclosed Edinburgh Community coaches. Professional players will join in assisting with the coaching, playing in some of the games and practices. All participants will then have an opportunity to get autographs and speak to the players. One player will be chosen to be the Edinburgh Rugby Club mascot for the game.

The clinic is aimed at youngsters between P4 and S2 and as places will be limited, booking early is recommended. The clinic cost is _25 per player.

Participation in the clinic includes:

"_Edinburgh Rugby Club t-shirt
"_Edinburgh Rugby Club boot bag
"_Edinburgh Rugby Club Beanie hat
"_Fruit and water
"_Entry to the game
"_Qualified coaching session (1_ hours)
Organisation of the clinics is being carried out by Colin Ireland who has sixteen years experience as Development officer, and then Rugby Development Manger with the SRU. Colin now specialises in the development of sport for youngsters and adults in several areas throughout Scotland.

For further information/enquiries please contact Colin Ireland:

07738 420 737
[email protected]

Your club or school can bring as many as they wish, however places are limited. Cheques should be made out to CTI Sportservices and sent to:

Colin Ireland
CTI Sportservices
259 Orbiston Street

Bookings should be made at the latest a week prior to the fixture you wish to attend. Should parents/guardians wish to attend, tickets can be purchased via the website www.sru.org.uk and click on Edinburgh, or call 0131 346 5180. Tickets can also be purchased on the evening at the ground. Seating is open so parents and coaches can sit beside their children/players.