Formed in 1997 after the amalgamation of Murrayfield RFC (1971) and Edinburgh Wanderers FC (1868), both clubs brought together a long history of rugby excellence which can trace its roots back to 1868 when the Edinburgh Wanderers Club was formed. The team currently compete in Championship League B and play their home matches on the back pitches of Murrayfield Stadium, the home of Scottish Rugby.
Murrayfield Wanderers finished in 10th place at the end of season 2010/11 but had a much more successful 2012/13, finishing in 4th place. The club currently have 3 men's teams playing on Saturday, a social team (Pirates) and a Colts (u18). They also boast one of the most successful women's team in Scotland who currently hold the Scottish Cup.