6 Nations Rugby in Edinburgh
Scotland versus France in a 6 Nations match
rugby fans outside Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
rugby fans in Murrayfield Stadium
a pipe band on the Murrayfield pitch
Scotland boasts a proud rugby heritage and it is a great place to be on a match weekend. The atmosphere in Edinburgh’s bars and streets is electric as the whole country gets behind the national team and thousands of visiting fans mix with the Scots to enjoy the action.
Although Scotland has had success in the Five Nations, they are yet to win their maiden 6 Nations title. Nevertheless, the city’s Murrayfield Stadium is a fantastic venue to watch some of the matches. Enjoy the thrilling rivalry at a live rugby match with blue and white Saltire flags waving and raucous yells of encouragement coming from the huge crowd.
Scotland's first home game of the 2012 - 2013 6 Nations Tournament at Murrayfield kicks off on Saturday 9 February as Scotland take on Italy. Murrayfield’s second match sees Scotland play Ireland on Sunday 24 February and the last home game is against Wales on Saturday 9 March. Tickets and more information are available from Scottish Rugby.
Edinburgh is a fantastic city for rugby fans of all ages. Find out more about buying tickets for rugby matches at Murrayfield.
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Edinburgh and the Lothians sits on the eastern side of Scotland's central belt, in the heart of the country.