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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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24 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Graham - we will bounce back

GALA Head Coach George Graham admitted he was disappointed his side failed to earn a point against Melrose in the BT Premiership and Border League double header at the weekend.

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24 Oct 2014 06:30

Selkirk surge clear in National League

ANOTHER battling display at Braidholm on Saturday saw Selkirk’s players inflict a second successive defeat on fellow promotion pace-setters GHA, allowing the Souters to go clear at the top of BT National League Division 1.

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23 Oct 2014 18:30

Lough has the last laugh

THE strong, blustery wind was always going to make this match difficult and Threave Rovers certainly made the most of having it at their backs during the first half, writes JOHN CLAYTON at Meadow Park.

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23 Oct 2014 12:30

Border Amateur round up: Greenlaw get rub of the Green

LAWRIE Dunn is aiming for an extended South Cup run after getting on the scoresheet to help his Greenlaw side knock out Tranent Amateurs in the first round, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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23 Oct 2014 10:30 • David Knox

London 2012 stars head for Jedburgh

SOME of the biggest names in wheelchair racing are making their way to Jedburgh on Sunday.

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23 Oct 2014 06:30

Panto success at Kelso Races

THE Borders Barmy Army staged its fifth pantomime horse race at Kelso race course on Saturday.

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22 Oct 2014 18:30 • David Knox

Opening win for Netherdale-bound Scots

SCOTLAND could place one hand on the European Cup before they arrive in Galashiels next week - if they can beat shock-troops Ireland on Saturday.

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22 Oct 2014 15:30

Selkirk A enjoy game of two halves

PLAYING against the strong wind in the first half, Selkirk 'A’ found themselves trailing 5-0 after just five minutes of Saturday’s BT Reserve League National 2 fixture at Philiphaugh. However, the home side soon began to find their rhythm, and tries by Jack Elliot and Craig Bruce put Selkirk 10-5 ahead at the break.

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22 Oct 2014 12:30 • David Knox

Lowland League round-up: City maintain advantage

A ROSS ALLUM double helped Edinburgh City maintain their eight-point lead at the top of the table.

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22 Oct 2014 08:30

Hawick tie up sponsorship deal

ISLE of Man company PDMS has announced a new sponsorship deal with Hawick RFC for the 2014-15 season, which will see the company logo featured on the back of the playing strip and at the club’s Mansfield Park ground.

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19 Oct 2014 12:30

Borders disability football squad enjoys success

DISABILITY footballers from the Borders enjoyed a winning start to life in the big league last week.

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18 Oct 2014 12:30 • Ally McGilvray

Rose remain underdogs against neighbours Gala

THEY have been crowned Scottish champions three times in the last four years.

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