Accommodation for the Six Nations Rugby - The Clan Walker Guest House
offers excellent accommodation for the 6 Nations Rugby and is one of the best
value bed and breakfast in Edinburgh (B&Bs) which has with 4 Star Scottish
Tourist Board rated Guest Houses in Edinburgh. A family run business, centrally
located with some private parking, all rooms are En-Suite. The Clan Walker is
close to all amenities and attractions, a full delicious Scottish breakfast and
continental breakfast is included.
SRU Scottish Rugby Union fixtures in
Edinburgh for 2011 (Murrayfield Stadium) are as follows:
Saturday 12th February 2011 17:00 Scotland v Wales
February 2011 15:00 GMT Scotland vs Ireland
March 2011 14:30 GMT Scotland v Itay
Several trophies are contested within the main competition, mostly as
long-standing fixtures between pairs of teams. In alphabetical order:
- Calcutta Cup - England versus Scotland;
contest annually since 1879.
Centenary Quaich - A quaich is a celtic drinking vessel, and is contested
between Celtic neighbours Scotland and Ireland. It was first contested in
1989, and the two teams play for it annually.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy - Contested between France and Italy in memory of
Giuseppe Garibaldi; first awarded in 2007.
Grand Slam - All nations: awarded when one nation defeats the other five.
Millennium Trophy - Presented to celebrate Dublin's millennium in 1988 the
Millennium Trophy is contested between England and Ireland.
Triple Crown - Awarded to any of England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales that
defeat the other three in one Championship.
The ground had been purchased from the old Edinburgh Polo Ground at Murrays
Field in 1922 for a sum of £3800.
A new-look Murrayfield was opened in 1994 by the Princess Royal, after a
redevelopment costing £37million.
These days the stadium has a capacity of 67,500, with the popular terracing
removed because of new safety regulations and demands for all-seater stadia.
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