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31 Oct 2014 11:00

Politician competes in another successful Jedburgh Running Festival

A BORDERS MSP took last weekend's windy weather in his stride when he improved his 2013 Jedburgh half marathon time by a minute.
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28 May 2014 10:30

Gaffer Grant takes over at Gala

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs’ new manager for the forthcoming 2014-15 season is Grant Davidson.
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30 Oct 2012 09:30 • David Knox

Gala Rovers hope to plug leaks with new sponsorship deal

LOCAL firm John Scott Plumbing and Heating have stepped in with strip sponsorship of the Border Amateur Division A title contenders.
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12 Jun 2012 09:30

Hotspur hail their promotion heroes

MIDFIELDER Stuart Harkness scored Gala Hotspur's Players Player of the Year title at the club's annual presentation night in Niki's Bar, Galashiels.
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18 May 2012 09:30

Fundraisers kick-off football tournament in memory of Lucy

A SIX-A-SIDE football tournament has been organised in Selkirk in memory of a baby who tragically died aged just three months.
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22 Mar 2011 08:30

Davidson in line to face Brazil

A FOOTBALLER from the Borders revealed he felt relieved to be told by St Johnstone manager Derek McInnes he had been called up to the Scotland squad to face Brazil this weekend - because, when he was pulled aside at training, he initially thought he had done something wrong.
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15 Mar 2011 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Scotland stars support council's 2020 vision for future of sport in the Borders

CASH-STRAPPED council chiefs have denied the region has missed out on much-needed investment in sports facilities due to a lack of a sports strategy.
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15 Mar 2011 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Council: Galashiels to have 3G pitch up and running by October

LONG-AWAITED plans to build the first 3G pitch in the Borders could finally kick-off next month.
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27 Feb 2011 09:28 • Ally McGilvray

Former SFL keeper kicks-off goalkeeping course

THE future of football in the Borders appears to be in safe hands.
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17 Jan 2011 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Meeting to discuss future of sport in Galashiels

A PUBLIC meeting on the future of sports provision in the Borders is to be held in Galashiels this week.
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5 Oct 2010 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Earlston get stripped for success

EARLSTON Rhymers unveiled a new strip in memory of their late chairman Jimmy Forsyth at the weekend - and then netted a result that would make him proud.
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16 Sep 2010 10:32

Townsend kicks off Netherdale fundraiser

SCOTLAND star Gregor Townsend will kick off a 24-hour rugby match during a fundraiser to net cash to build the first 3G pitch in the Borders.
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Updated: 7 Sep 2010 14:36 • Ally McGilvray

Jefferies takes Lauder to heart

LAUDER played Hearts for the first time in 30 years at the weekend.
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29 Jun 2010 14:23

Amateur football: United they stand

GALA United gaffer Michael Ramsay revealed the secret to his side's promotion last season - a pre-season trip to the seaside.
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Updated: 25 May 2010 11:21 • David Knox

Lauder undefeated after the Italian job

SCOTLAND can boast its first European trophy since the 1970s after Lauder returned with silverware from a tournament in Italy.
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11 May 2010 14:27 • David Knox

Amateur side aim for European glory

SCOTLAND'S last chance of European glory this season rests on the shoulders of little Lauder FC.
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Updated: 15 Apr 2010 09:05 • Ally McGilvray

Bumper crowd expected for promotion clash

GALA United are preparing for the biggest game in the club's history when they tackle Earlston Rhymers in a match which could make or break the season for either side tonight (Thursday).
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24 Nov 2009 11:36

Ambitious plans unveiled for new 3G pitch in Galashiels

GALA Fairydean's home ground could be dug up and replaced with a new 3G pitch to rival East of Scotland League Premier Division champions Spartans, we can reveal.
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Updated: 5 May 2009 12:22 • Ally McGilvray

Amateur season set for summer switch?

FOOTBALL fans in the Borders may no longer have to endure the worst of the winter weather to watch their teams in action.
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Updated: 5 May 2009 12:13

Hotspur bounce back to win promotion

GALA Hotspur finally earned the promotion place they deserved on Saturday when they came from twogoals down to win 3-2.
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14 Apr 2009 09:30 • David Knox

East of Scotland football round-up

STAR boss Gordon Holt celebrated his side"s seven goal hammering of lowly Selkirk by vowing to continue the title fight.
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19 Mar 2009 23:30 • Ally McGilvray

Coaching conference prepares to kick-off

FULL-TIME is approaching for sports enthusiasts across the Borders aiming to register for a coaching conference in Peebles next weekend aimed at kicking sport in the Borders into the 21st Century.
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14 Mar 2009 23:30 • David Knox

Coldstream shine against Star - Football round-up

WEATHER-BEATEN leaders Dalbeattie Star crashed to only their third defeat of the season at lowly Coldstream.
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10 Mar 2009 12:30

Thistle show their style

THESE boys showed they have style after striking up a new sponsorship deal with a tile store in Galashiels.
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12 Feb 2009 11:20 • Ally McGilvray

New 3G pitch for Tweedbank - a real possibility

A NEW state-of-the-art third generation (3G) all-weather pitch could be built at Tweedbank after council chiefs seemed to do an apparent u-turn on plans to replace the ageing Astroturf this week.
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