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Hodge talks up Edinburgh progress

7th January 2019, 07:05 by Alex Jack

Edinburgh coach and former Scotland fly-half Duncan Hodge claims his team are in a good place ahead of a return to European action.

The capital outfit have secured back-to-back wins over rivals Glasgow Warriors off the back of consecutive victories over the Newcastle Falcons in the European Champions Cup.

Saturday will see Edinburgh face the daunting task of taking on Toulon in their own backyard but Hodge is looking forward to the trip across the Channel and feels his side are full of confidence after their recent successes.

"We now move into Europe with everything to play for as well," said Hodge.

"It's great to keep that momentum going, especially after back-to-back wins over Newcastle Falcons and Glasgow Warriors. It was just about consistency this week and making sure we performed - which I think we did."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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