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28 Feb 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Rose are in Championship winning form

MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel watched his side take another step towards being crowned Scottish champions for a remarkable fourth time in five seasons, with a victory over neighbours Gala at the weekend, and then claimed: “It’s our Cup and we don’t want to let it go”.

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28 Feb 2015 04:30

Hawick's hope for play-offs boosted with Accies win

HAWICK’S resurgence remains unabated with what, in the end, was a comfortable result which sent Edinburgh Accies plummeting out of the Premiership on Saturday at Mansfield Park, writes Atholl Innes.

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26 Feb 2015 18:30

Unbeaten Selkirk move within touching distance of promotion

SELKIRK are now just one win away from securing the BT National League Division 1 title and automatic promotion to the BT Premiership, writes John Smail.

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26 Feb 2015 12:30

Draw dismay for struggling Kelso

AFTER last week’s heroic performance against Hawick, Kelso slipped back to mediocrity, especially in the second half, against their relegation rivals, Marr, who were making their first appearance at Poynder Park.

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26 Feb 2015 11:15

Smith rings changes for English Counties debut

MELROSE back-row Peter Eccles will pull on the openside flanker jersey to replace Will Bordill and, in the backs, Chris Auld steps up from the bench to replace Ross Curle in the centre.

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26 Feb 2015 10:30

Melrose march on at Netherdale

MELROSE completed the double over Border rivals Gala in the BT Premiership this season with a 24-17 win at Netherdale on Saturday, writes Ally McGilvray.

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25 Feb 2015 14:30

One change for young Scots ahead of Netherdale clash

SCOTLAND Under 20s Head Coach Sean Lineen has made one change to his winning team for this Friday's Six Nations Championship match against Italy at Netherdale.

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25 Feb 2015 08:30

Selkirk's A team triumph again

SELKIRK 'A’ kept up their run of good form with a convincing nine-try victory over Musselburgh 2nds in Saturday’s BT Reserve League National 2 fixture at Philiphaugh.

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24 Feb 2015 09:30

Stan was in a League of his own

SELKIRK rugby has lost one of its greatest players with the death of Stan Cowan, aged 83, after a short illness.

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23 Feb 2015 18:30

SRU pays tribute to former Gala player

SCOTTISH Rugby revealed it was saddened to learn of the death of John Foster, one of the most influential rugby coaches the country has produced. He passed away after a long illness this morning.

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18 Feb 2015 11:30

Former Gala star in a close shave

ONE of the best beards in international rugby is to finally meet its destiny at the end of March all in the name of charity.

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14 Feb 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Gala can still win with Gary gone

GALA are just four games of rugby away from winning their first Scottish championship in 32 years.

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13 Feb 2015 15:30

Record breaking St Boswells go for the double

ST BOSWELLS celebrated going two years unbeaten this week - and then set their sights on scoring a league and cup double.

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13 Feb 2015 09:30

Your chance to help Connor on the next stage of his journey

THE 67,000 supporters attending Sunday's (15 February) RBS 6 Nations Championship between Scotland and Wales at BT Murrayfield have a chance to help an injured rugby player on the next stage of his "journey.”

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13 Feb 2015 07:30

Two changes for first home RBS 6 Nations Test

FORMER Gala star Geoff Cross has been promoted from the bench for Scotland ahead of their Six Nations clash with Wales at Murrayfield this weekend.

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12 Feb 2015 16:30

Hoyland and Blake to start against Ospreys

WINGER Damien Hoyland - who impressed in Wellington for Scotland 7s last weekend - and triallist openside Hugh Blake are set to make their Edinburgh Rugby debuts against Ospreys tomorrow (Friday 13 February) in the Guinness PRO12 fixture at Myreside (kick-off 8.05pm).

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12 Feb 2015 07:30

Scotland Club take Netherdale honours

THE best of Scotland’s club players were on view at Netherdale on Friday in a game switched from Glasgow due to frost, writes ATHOLL INNES.

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11 Feb 2015 15:30

Scotland U20s name squad for Netherdale clash

RUAIRI Howarth (Edinburgh Rugby/Gala), Ross Graham (Hawick), Lewis Carmichael, Neil Irvine-Hess and Tom Galbraith (all Melrose) have named a settled squad to take on their Welsh counterparts at Netherdale this Friday.

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7 Feb 2015 07:00

Sweet 16 for Selkirk

SELKIRK took a giant step towards promotion to the BT Premiership with a towering victory over nearest rivals GHA at freezing Philiphaugh on Saturday.

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7 Feb 2015 05:30

Queensferry leapfrog Walkerburn

SATURDAY saw Walkerburn travel to Queensferry for a mid-table clash. There was a bitter wind gusting across the pitch so the few spectators came well wrapped up.

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