Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons says any comparison with rivals Glasgow Warriors is “odious".
Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors players learn the Premiership clubs to which they will be aligned this season.
Glasgow host Leinster on the opening Saturday of the new Pro12 season in a repeat of last term's final.
Scotland and Edinburgh back rower David Denton is ruled out for at least three months with a hamstring problem.
USA Eagles winger Brett Thompson joins Edinburgh on a one-year deal to complete their squad for this season.
Edinburgh centre Matt Scott will miss Scotland's autumn internationals after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Edinburgh sign Namibia-born lock Anton Bresler on a three-year deal from South African Super Rugby side the Sharks.
Edinburgh sign fly-half Phil Burleigh from New Zealand Super 15 side Highlanders on a two-year deal.
Scotland A lock Fraser McKenzie has agreed to re-join Edinburgh Rugby, where he started his professional career.
Scotland Under-20 captain Tommy Spinks is among 15 new recruits named as elite development players.
Gloucester sign Tonga international hooker Aleki Lutui from Edinburgh for next season's Premiership campaign.
Sam Beard and Carl Bezuidenhout sign contracts to stay at Edinburgh Rugby, following their spells on trial at the club.
Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh learn their opponents in the new-look European rugby tournaments for next season.
Edinburgh sign Tom Heathcote on a one-year deal, with Bath agreeing to release the Scotland fly-half.
Howe of Fife teenage back-row Jamie Ritchie is hailed as an outstanding prospect as he signs for Edinburgh.
Irish prop John Andress leaves Worcester to sign a two-year contract to join Pro12 outfit Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Rugby sign prop Rory Sutherland on a two-year professional contract after his stand-out season for Gala.
Lee Jones, Ben Atiga and Dimitri Basilaia are among nine players to be released by Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons.
Leinster overcome Edinburgh to claim top spot in the Pro12 and set up a home play-off semi-final against Ulster.
Munster secure a comfortable bonus-point win at Edinburgh to stay within a point of second-place in the Pro12.
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