Tuesday 26 February, Bannerman Suite, Murrayfield Stadium, 12 noon – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to a media conference when head coach Andy Robinson and assistant coach Rob Moffat will announce the Edinburgh team to play Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade, Newport on Friday 29 February (kick-off 7.30pm). Any interview requests should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2pm on Monday.
Wednesday 27 February – We plan to support Marie Curie’s Mini Pots of Care campaign with a late morning photocall involving a Scotland player in Edinburgh. More details early next week.
Wednesday 27 February – The Scotland under-18 team to play England Under-18 A at the Greenyards, Melrose on Sunday 2 March will be announced by email late morning.
Wednesday 27 February - St Enoch Centre, 55 St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4BW, 2pm - Glasgow Warriors players will be available for interview/photograph alongside the club’s official cheerleaders, the Rockettes, on day one of their two-day stint at the St Enoch Centre as they promote their next home game against reigning Magners League champions, the Ospreys, at Firhill Arena on Friday 29 February (kick-off 7:30pm).
Shoppers, who will be able to get autographs and have their photograph taken with the players, will be given a free Glasgow Warriors Polaroid photograph as a souvenir.
Wednesday 27 February – accreditation deadline, 5pm – Members of the media wishing to attend the Glasgow Warriors’ Magners League game against the Ospreys on Friday 29 February (kick-off 7:30pm) are asked to email Stuart Martin (email@example.com) before 5pm today.
Thursday 28 February – Firhill Arena, 80 Firhill Road, Glasgow, G20 7AL, 12 noon – Glasgow Warriors head coach Sean Lineen will announce his team to play the Ospreys at Firhill Arena on Friday 29 February (kick-off 7:30pm).
Selected players will also be available for interview/photograph at this time.
Thursday 28 February – We plan media activity in Edinburgh mid-afternoon surrounding a joint NHS Lothian/Scottish Rugby initiative to encourage children to become more physically active. More details early next week.
Thursday 28 February – Sunday newspaper journalists will have interview opportunities with the Scotland squad to facilitate previews of the Calcutta Cup match. The media access is likely to be at Murrayfield late afternoon. Any requests must be sent by email to Graham Law (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm on Tuesday.
Friday 29 February – Firhill Arena Firhill Road, Glasgow, G20 7AL, kick-off 7:30pm – Magners League, Glasgow Warriors v Ospreys
Friday 29 February – Magners League Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh Rugby Club, Rodney Parade, Newport, kick-off 7.30pm
For further information please contact
Graham Law, Scotland and community rugby – 0131 346 5164 or 07764 178940
Stuart Martin, Glasgow Warriors - 0141 946 6924 ext. 222 or 07814 615604
Andrew Sleight, Edinburgh Rugby Club – 0131 346 5266 or 07971 606398
Head of Media
Scottish Rugby Union
Direct line: 0131 346 5164
Mobile: 07764 178940
Switchboard 0131 346 5000
Fax 0131 346 5192