Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring their first try with teammates in the province’s narrow Champions Cup quarter-final win over Edinburgh in  Murrayfield Stadium, Scotland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Edinburgh 13 Munster 17 The result tends to initially shape the contours of reflection, softening the edges, so it was unsurprising that the overwhel(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates after scoring his try in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at  Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Edinburgh 13 Munster 17 It was a remarkable victory borne in adversity and one that sums up the essence of Munster’s rugby genealogy. When everything(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue in action against  Andrea Lovotti of Zebre in their victory last weekend at Thomond Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final preview  Edinburgh v Munster  Venue: Murrayfield.  Kick-off: 12.45pm.  On TV: Live on Virgin (...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave scores a try in the Guinness Pro 12 win over Edinburgh at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 24 Edinburgh 18 Ulster ended their miserable run of four straight defeats with a vital bonus-point victory on their return to PRO12 action aft(...)

Peter Robb scores Connacht’s fourh try in their bonus point win over Edinburgh at the Sportsground. Photograph: InphoJames Crombie

Connacht 28 Edinburgh 15 The Clan stand are chanting again. Connacht delivered their first winning performance in this season’s Guinness PRO 12 and(...)

Bundee Akee goes airborne as he scores a try in Connacht’s victory over Ediinburgh at Murrayfield. Photograph:    Russell Cheyne/Inpho

Edinburgh 23 Connacht 28 Connacht showed why they have reached such stratospheric heights in the Guinness Pro 12 this season by extending their unbro(...)

Munster’s Francis Saili is tackled by Alex Toolis and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne of Edinburgh during the Guinness Pro12 game at Murrayfield. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Inpho

Edinburgh 14 Munster 16 Munster clocked up their sixth win in seven matches in the Guinness Pro12 after a narrow victory over Edinburgh at Murrayfie(...)

Darragh Fanning is tackled by Edinburgh’s Ben Toolis during Leinster’s 16-9 defeat at Meggetland. Photograph: Inpho

Edinburgh 16 Leinster 9 Leinster came to Scotland with hopes of opening their Guinness Pro12 campaign on a positive note but against an Edinbur(...)

Vern Cotter has cut seven players from Scotland’s Rugby World Cup training squad. Photograph: Getty

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has released seven players from an extended training squad ahead of next month’s World Cup. Five Edinburgh players — w(...)