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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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18 Oct 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Positively poor from Fairydean Rovers

A TREND over the past decade or so has seen managers somehow find 'the positives’ when their teams are well beaten.

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18 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Formbook goes out the window when you face Melrose

IN terms of rivalry it is on a par with Scotland versus England, Celtic versus Rangers, or Hibs versus Hearts.

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17 Oct 2014 16:30

Border Amateur: Hardie hurts Stow with comeback

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs boss Grant Davidson paid tribute to Shaun Hardie after the striker helped down local rivals Stow, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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17 Oct 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Gala's golden girls triumph at Distric relays

IT was a golden day for the Gala girls on Sunday at the East of Scotland Cross Country Relay Championships.

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17 Oct 2014 06:30 • David Knox

Pantomime season arrives at Kelso Races

Racegoers are encouraged to arrive early at Kelso tomorrow - as they are in for a pantomime treat.

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16 Oct 2014 18:30

Gala coach George boosted by bonus

GEORGE Graham, the Gala coach, is not always in a benevolent mood even after victory, but on Saturday, he heaped praise on his players – and that despite it took until the 83rd minute to clinch the vital bonus point at Netherdale, writes ATHOLL INNES.

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16 Oct 2014 15:30 • David Knox

Lowland League: Rome reaps rewards from Gretna revival

GRETNA Gaffer Stuart Rome admits he is still hurting from last weekend’s injury-time Scottish Cup exit to Queen’s Park.

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16 Oct 2014 15:30

Sun shines on unbeaten Selkirk

ONE of the keys to Selkirk’s success this season has been the team’s ability to overcome any obstacle put in its path, and this was perfectly illustrated in Saturday’s hard-fought victory over a stuffy Aberdeen Grammar side at Philiphaugh, writes JOHN SMAIL.

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16 Oct 2014 12:30

Close shave for champions Rose

MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel watched his rejuvenated side run Heriot’s ragged in the BT Premiership at the weekend - and then claimed the visitors didn’t deserve anything from the game, writes ALLY MCGILVRAY.

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16 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

McQuillin: facing Gala will be tough

HE came through the ranks at Gala and made his debut for the first XV at Netherdale when he was just 17.

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13 Oct 2014 11:30

Debut for big puncher Lex

Eleven-year-old Glendinning Primary pupil Lex Rogerson made his amateur boxing debut in Stirling on Friday night.

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11 Oct 2014 13:30

Duns driver wins Scottish Rally title

EUAN Thorburn, from Duns, won a dramatic Colin McRae Stages Rally on Saturday to seal his first ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship, after rival David Bogie went off the road on the last stage.

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11 Oct 2014 10:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose must get better

MELROSE must get better if they are to have any hope of retaining the Scottish championship this season.

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11 Oct 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Gala coach 'frustrated' by Accies win

GALA Head Coach George Graham watched his side retain their place at the top of the BT Premiership following a four point win away to bottom of the table Edinburgh Accies at the weekend and then warned the rest of the league: “We’re not playing anywhere near our best yet.”

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