Alumni Services

Edinburgh University RFC Alumni Weekend 2023

Edinburgh University RFC invites all our members and alumni to join us for a weekend of fun, food and sporting action. As part of the Six Nations rugby weekend, you are guaranteed a great time in your alma mater city.

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England vs France - live on the big screen

Saturday 11th March 

Venue to be confirmed

England will take on France at Twickenham Stadium during the penultimate round of the 2023 Six Nations Championship. 

France claimed their first Grand Slam in twelve years with a 25-13 victory over England during the 2022 Championship. England and France have contested 109 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1906. England have won 60 of those matches, whilst France have won 42. There have also been seven drawn matches between the two nations. 

Watch 'Le Crunch' with your fellow EURFC alumni in a local Edinburgh pub. As well as a great atmosphere, you're sure to enjoy some banter too. Who will you be supporting? 

Black Tie Dinner

Saturday 11th March, from 7.00pm to midnight

The Dome, 14 George St, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF

The Dome is one of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks, with its award winning bar and restaurant recognised as one of the best in the city. Welcome drinks will be followed by a delicious three-course meal, and your EURFC hosts will bring you up-to-date with all the latest news and updates. There will also be a fundraising raffle, with all proceeds directly supporting the Club. 

Your ticket includes your very own EURFC alumni bow tie (kindly funded by alumni members); welcome drinks and three-course meal. TICKETS SOLD OUT. 

Pre-game drinks

Sunday 12th March, from 11.30am to 1.30pm

Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2AD

Discuss the antics of the night before, and predict the score for the upcoming match, in Edinburgh's Ghillie Dhu pub, before joining the crowds making their way to Murrayfield to watch Scotland vs Ireland, for the three o'clock kick-off. 

Scotland vs Ireland

Sunday 12th March, 3.00pm kick-off

BT Murrayfield Stadium, Roseburn St, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ

The winning team will be presented with the Centenary Quaich, which was first awarded in 1989 and was most recently won by Ireland following their 26-5 victory over Scotland during the 2022 Championship. Scotland and Ireland have contested 139 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1877. Ireland has won 68 of those matches, whilst Scotland has won 66. There have also been five drawn matches between the two nations. 

Please purchase your tickets through Tom Fawcett, EURFC Alumni Secretary. The EURFC will buy all the tickets together, with the aim of seating you and your friends together. Simply email with your requirements: 

  • Platinum          £122
  • Gold                   £110
  • Silver                 £85
  • Bronze              £65

Please note the deadline for ordering tickets to see Scotland vs Ireland is Sunday 21 August 2022. 

Further information

Tom Fawcett

Alumni Secretary


Phone: 07851 301 407

Useful links


The Dome (external website)

Ghillie Dhu (external website)

The Six Nations (external website)

BT Murrayfield Stadium (external website)