Alan Solomons, the Edinburgh coach, admitted he faces a "massive job" in the Scottish capital, with this six-try drubbing at the hands of the Ospreys bringing his already obvious problems into sharper focus.
RODDY Grant has tended to base his playing style round skill and speed but, as he prepares for his first go at competitive captaincy in a year and a half, he insists that the direct approach favoured by Edinburgh's new coaches suits him just fine.
THERE is a grand sense of swagger about Glasgow these days and the confidence boost that they gave themselves last night by defeating the reigning RaboDirect PRO12 champions Leinster will have done nothing to dent it.
Gregor Hunter, the 21-year-old Edinburgh stand-off, could miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament while playing for Hawick in their RBS Premiership defeat by Glasgow Hawks on August 31.
The man charged with laying the foundations for Edinburgh's rugby rebuild believes the body language of his work-force on Friday evening was enough evidence to suggest they are gaining confidence in his methods.
Harry Leonard's penalty strike with the last kick of the match last night earned Edinburgh a win at Murrayfield which could prove invaluable to their bid to re-establish themselves as a credible force in the RaboDirect Pro12.
IT HAS been a whirlwind summer for Ryan Grant, as shown by the manner in which the Glasgow Warriors prop was whisked away from Scotland's preparations to face Samoa to team up with the British and Irish Lions tour instead.
ANDY Nicol, the former Scotland captain, spoke up for English and French rugby club officials who are demanding a revamp of the continent's Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups although he doesn't expect them to be brave enough to launch their own rival competitions.
Scotland's negotiators returned from yesterday's talks on the future of rugby's Heineken Cup claiming to remain hopeful that the tournament can be saved in spite of English and French threats of a breakaway.