Meggetland Sports Complex

Meggetland Sports Complex, owned by Edinburgh Leisure, is a Sports Pavilion used for a number of International fixtures across the five outdoor facilities they hold; 3G Pitch, Astroturf, Football Pitches, Rugby Pitches and Cricket Pitches.[1] They regularly host matches for many clubs and groups, including Boroughmuir Rugby Club, Boroughmuir Hockey Club, Edinburgh Cala Hockey Club, Boroughmuir Thistle Football Club and Boroughmuir Cricket Club.[2][3] In addition, the ground also hosted three Edinburgh Rugby matches during the 2013–14 Pro 12 season. They hosted Edinburgh against the Ospreys on 28 February,[4] Cardiff Blues on 11 April[5] and Munster on 3 May.[6]

Meggetland Sports Complex
Meggetland
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Meggetland in 2006
LocationEdinburgh, Scotland
Coordinates55°55′41″N 3°14′04″W / 55.928172°N 3.234366°W / 55.928172; -3.234366Coordinates: 55°55′41″N 3°14′04″W / 55.928172°N 3.234366°W / 55.928172; -3.234366
OwnerEdinburgh Leisure
OperatorEdinburgh Leisure
Capacity4,388 (500 seats)
SurfaceGrass
OpenedRedeveloped in 2006
Tenants
Boroughmuir RFC
Boroughmuir Hockey Club
Edinburgh Cala Hockey Club
Boroughmuir Thistle F.C.
Boroughmuir Cricket Club
Edinburgh Wolves
Tynecastle F.C. (2018–present)

In January 2016, the Edinburgh Wolves (American Football) announced that due to the closure of Meadowbank Stadium for development, they would be moving to play their home games for the 2016 season at Meggetland.

East of Scotland Football League team Tynecastle F.C. moved to Meggetland from their previous Saughton Enclosure ground in 2018 and will share the main stadium grass pitch with Boroughmuir.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Meggetland Sports ComplexFacilities
  2. ^ Welcome toMeggetland Sports Complex
  3. ^ Meggetland Sports
  4. ^ Edinburgh Rugby move to Meggetland
  5. ^ Edinburgh clash moved to Meggetland
  6. ^ RaboDirect run-in confirmed
  7. ^ "The move to Meggetland - more information". Tynecastle F.C. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.