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30 Oct 2014 17:30

Pace-setters Selkirk sustain title challenge

NEWLY promoted Marr put up a battling display in their first-ever visit to Philiphaugh on Saturday, but found BT National League Division 1 leaders Selkirk in no mood to surrender their unbeaten league record, writes JOHN SMAIL.

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30 Oct 2014 15:30

Border Amateur round up: Final for Fairydean Rovers

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs will tackle holders West Barns Star in the Border Cup final after battling past Gordon 3-2, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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30 Oct 2014 15:00 • Ally McGilvray

Selkirk set to haunt former star Harkness

JED-FOREST full-back Fraser Harkness revealed lining up against his former club Selkirk this weekend will be “strange”.

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30 Oct 2014 07:40 • David Knox

Scotland's Bravehearts aim for Euro glory at Netherdale

SCOTLAND are poised to become rugby league’s European champions for the first time ever on Friday night in Galashiels.

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29 Oct 2014 16:30

Elliot red card doesn’t stop Vale at Craigie

DESPITE having to play three quarters of the game with ten men, Vale claimed a place in the second round of the South Region Challenge Cup. Vale kicked off with the sun in their eyes and a blustery wind – which didn’t exactly ruin the game, but certainly affected it - in their faces, writes DAVE RYCE at St Mark's Park.

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29 Oct 2014 12:30

Earlston hockey tour receives warm welcome in Spain

SPIRITS were high as 34 senior pupils and three members of staff boarded the banter bus which would take us on our journey down to Liverpool Airport for Earlston High School’s hockey tour to Barcelona, writes HANNAH and RACHEL.

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29 Oct 2014 12:30

Jammy loses job after GHA defeat

AFTER just two wins in eight games, Kelso have sacked Head Coach Jammy McFarlane. Assistant Coach Gerry McGuinness resigned soon after.

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29 Oct 2014 10:30

Bath boy Grant hopes for Cup success

SUCH is his new club’s forward power that Melrose’s Grant Shiells has barely had a sniff of action but the loosehead is sure that will all change with the beginning of the LV= Cup.

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27 Oct 2014 09:30

Fairburn triumphs in BGA Matchplay

ALAN Ballantyne (Hawick) and Simon Fairburn (Torwoodlee) made it through to the final of the BGA Matchplay at Roxburghe Golf Club with the Gala player emerging as the winner.

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27 Oct 2014 07:00 • David Knox

Sixth sense for Gala Harriers teams

GALA’S golden girls couldn’t quite reach the podium places on Saturday’s opening round of the East District Cross-Country League at Stirling.

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26 Oct 2014 10:30 • David Knox

Noble is licensed to drill

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Steven Noble has passed his UEFA B Licence with flying colours.

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26 Oct 2014 07:30

The heat is on for Team Borders at Cross Country League

THE mercury hits 18 degrees during warm sunny spells mixed with thundery showers on one of those days when your waterproof is on and off more than Burton and Taylor, as you flap alternately at the midges and wasps, writes GREGOR NICHOLSON.

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25 Oct 2014 12:15 • Ally McGilvray

Wight wasn't surprised by Melrose victory

SCOTLAND Sevens captain Scott Wight revealed he wasn’t surprised Melrose defeated Gala at the weekend - despite Head Coach John Daziel describing his side as underdogs before the match.

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25 Oct 2014 10:30

Vale win against all odds

THEY were a patched up side featuring a 41-year-old striker and a midfielder who had not played football for 12 months, writes KENNY PATERSON at Victoria Park.

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25 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Forces charities and football benefit from memorial tournament

LOCAL football has yet again benefited from the Alec Lucas Memorial Tournament in Peebles.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Gala A calm the Storm in Melrose

THE wind was so strong at Melrose on Saturday that it turned out a game of two halves with Gala 'A’ coming out winners in a tight game and remain top of Reserve National 1, writes JOE DICKSON at Annay Road.

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24 Oct 2014 20:30 • Ally McGilvray

BC's shock return for Rose

HE skippered the team on numerous occasions as they won the title last term.

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24 Oct 2014 13:30

Bill McLaren match tops BT Premiership bill

GALA and Heriot's will clash at the top of the BT Premiership tomorrow (Saturday 25 October) afternoon in a Bill McLaren Shield match at Netherdale.

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24 Oct 2014 11:30

Goals don’t lift the gloom at Yarrow Park

THE old adage that goals win games is starting to wear thin with the Yarrow Park faithful, writes DAVID KNOX at Yarrow Park.

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24 Oct 2014 11:00

Rose return to title race after Gala win

BORDERS’ derbies fire the imagination, and The Greenyards on Saturday was no exception as Melrose ousted their local rivals in a contest that may yet have a say in the final destination of the Premiership, writes ATHOL INNES at The Greenyards.

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