One City - Two Theatres

ImageEdinburgh Rugby Club (Edinburgh) and Heart of Midlothian Football Club (Hearts) today announced a series of joint activities on St Andrew's Day weekend (28-29 November).
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Both clubs have home fixtures that weekend, Edinburgh face the Ospreys at Murrayfield on Friday night (28 November, kick off 7.30pm).
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Meanwhile, Hearts take on Rangers the following day (Saturday, 29 November, kick off 12.30pm) at Tynecastle providing sports fans with two top-class events over a special weekend in the capital's sporting calendar.
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As part of the club's, "One City - Two Theatres" line, activity will take place before each match and at half-time in stadiums located less than mile away from each other.

Remember you can book tickets to watch Scotland captain and IRB Player of the Year nominee Mike Blair lead Edinburgh into action against the Ospreys by calling 0131 346 5180 (Adults: _15, Concessions (students, OAPS): _10 and Juniors: _5).

On Friday evening, Hearts football stars of the future with join with legends of the past, including Gary Mackay, when Edinburgh return to action against the 2007 Magners League champions.
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Tynecastle mascots The Tynie Tigers will also be in attendance as special guests of Edinburgh mascot, Flinty.
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On Saturday, Edinburgh stars will be a drop-goal away at Tynecastle for the big lunchtime kick-off in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.
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Stewart's Melville mini rugby team will also participate in half-time entertainment. The Tynie Tigers will also return the favour, welcoming Flinty to Tynecastle for his Gorgie debut.

Edinburgh chief executive Nic Cartwright said: "We are determined to build our club through partnerships across the entire sporting community of Edinburgh.
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'this St Andrew's Day weekend is a great example of that. We believe the opportunity to promote our club to a new audience will be beneficial for the whole sport of rugby.
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"We pride ourselves on being an open and inclusive club and we welcome the interest of sports fans; whether they are supporters of Hearts, Edinburgh Capitals or any other team.
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'the objective is not to just target potential Edinburgh supporters, but to encourage sports enthusiasts to sample what the game of rugby is all about.
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'the presentation of Stewart's-Melville minis and the information regarding all our associate clubs which will appear in the Hearts" match programme will show football fans how to get involved with rugby locally."

Hearts marketing manager Lawrence Broadie commented, "We genuinely believe in the power and drama of live sport, and this weekend is about showing the capital how exciting it can be by doing something that we believe is really innovative in terms of supporting and promoting each other's home game.
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"From a Hearts perspective there are few bigger games in the fixture calendar than Rangers at Tynecastle. We"re expecting a huge crowd. We"re delighted that Edinburgh will be part of the day with the senior squad represented, along with some of the rugby players of the future at half-time."
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Activity planned for Friday: Edinburgh v Ospreys
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-"""" Pre-match Hearts 'speed cage" at Murrayfield - _1 for three shots, all proceeds to Heart of Midlothian Education and Community Trust
-"""" Hearts club mascots Teenie and Tynie Tiger will meet Edinburgh supporters, and have some fun along the way
-"""" Hearts Education and Community Trust programmes will be on show with kids participating in half-time football on the pitch at Murrayfield
-"""" Hearts legends, led by Gary Mackay will be at Murrayfield to be presented to the crowd at half-time
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Activity planned for Saturday: Hearts v Rangers
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-"""" Pre-match Edinburgh Rugby staff will be handing out flyers for forthcoming games at Murrayfield
-"""" A delegation of Edinburgh Rugby Players, along with chief executive Nic Cartwright and chairman Gavin Hastings will be guests of the Hearts
-"""" The Edinburgh players will be presented to Hearts supporters at half-time during the match
-"""" Mini Rugby players from Stewart's Melville will participate in a half-time rugby match on the Tynecastle pitch_
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