Murrayfield Wanderers RFC

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Murrayfield Wanderers
Murrayfield Wanderers FC Club Badge
Full name Murrayfield Wanderers Football Club
Founded 1997
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Ground(s) Murrayfield
League(s) Championship League B
Team kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/murrayfieldwanderersfootballclub

Murrayfield Wanderers Football Club is a rugby union side based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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.[1] 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.

Current Form[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  • Goodwin, Terry Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Cassell, 1987, ISBN 0713718382)
  • Jones, J.R. Encyclopedia of Rugby Union Football (Robert Hale, London, 1976 ISBN 0709153945)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0 904919 84 6)
  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Rugby Union Football, p36

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