Rugby

19 Apr 2014 18:30 • Ally McGilvray

Op opts to stay with Gala

SAMOAN star Opeta Palepoi has committed his future to Gala - at least for another year.

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19 Apr 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Cancer cause players lift Vets trophy

A RUGBY team made up of players from around the world who have either had cancer or had a member of their family diagnosed with the disease won the seventh annual Davidson Chalmers Vets tournament in Melrose on Friday.

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18 Apr 2014 15:30 • Ally McGilvray

Hawick coach slams Border League decision

HAWICK head coach Phil Leck watched his side knock Gala out of the Melrose Sevens at the weekend and then branded the decision to give their rivals a bye into the final of the Border League at the expense of his players “pathetic”.

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18 Apr 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Rose in pole position

MELROSE remain in pole position to retain their Kings of the Sevens title this season - despite being knocked out their home tournament by runners-up Edinburgh Accies at the semi-final stage.

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17 Apr 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Isles blessed to be in Melrose

HE is regarded as the fastest player in rugby after changing sports from athletics in 2012.

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16 Apr 2014 16:30

Rose rise to Hawick challenge

ON the best day of the year, Mansfield Park basked in glorious sunshine and Kings of the Sevens title holders, Melrose, sparkled to lift the Hawick Sevens Cup on Saturday for the first time in 40 years with a 24-17 win over Edinburgh Accies, last winners in 1936, in a tense final.

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16 Apr 2014 14:30 • Ally McGilvray

Blow for St Boswells

ST BOSWELLS have been disqualified from the RBS Bowl Final after allegedly breaching national competition rules.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Duo depart for New Zealand

THEY have grown up at the Greenyards. And have played their part in the club’s success this year.

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14 Apr 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

McQuillin wins New Zealand scholarship

HE has been described as one of the most promising young talents in Scottish rugby. And this summer he will have the chance to follow in some famous foot-steps.

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12 Apr 2014 10:30 • Ally McGilvray

Everybody needs good neighbours

MUCH has been written over the course of the season about the rivalry between two of the best club rugby sides in Scotland.

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11 Apr 2014 15:19 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose celebrate Magnificent Sevens

MELROSE Director of Rugby Mike Dalgetty watched his club win three cups in 24 hours and then admitted it was the perfect warm-up to this weekend’s Sevens.

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11 Apr 2014 09:30

SRU announce plans for new rugby academy in the Borders

SCOTTISH Rugby is hastening the development of its new Academy structure as part of its desire to raise the standard of play in Scotland.

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11 Apr 2014 08:30

Melrose remain Kings of the Sevens

THERE were murmurings of discontent when Gala decided two years ago to change its sevens’ format with pool stages instead of a straight knock-out with a final under floodlights as well as Bowl and Plate competitions.

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10 Apr 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Good-bye to the Border League?

FORMER Gala President Colin Playfair revealed the club were “happy” to be given a bye to the final of the Border League.

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9 Apr 2014 16:30

Bruce relishes Netherdale return

BOROUGHMUIR coach Bruce Aitchison revealed he can’t wait to return to the Borders with his newly promoted side next season - after finishing runners-up in the Shield final at the Gala Sevens.

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9 Apr 2014 06:30

Breaking: Peter's the Wright man for Selkirk

SELKIRK have appointed former Scotland prop Peter Wright as coach for the next two seasons.

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2 Apr 2014 16:30

Wright surprised to be leaving Peebles

PEEBLES Rugby Club has revealed it was exploring all options in its search for a new Head Coach following the “surprise” departure of former Scotland star Peter Wright.

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1 Apr 2014 10:30 • Ally McGilvray

Draw made for Gala Sevens

IT has been described as a once in a lifetime experience. But organisers are hoping to repeat its success again this year.

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31 Mar 2014 08:30

Plastic fantastic for semi-final

GALA and Jed-Forest’s Border League fixture will be the first senior competitive rugby match to be played on the 3G Arena in Galashiels, it has been announced.

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31 Mar 2014 06:30

Rivalry repeated at Melrose Sevens

MELROSE and Gala could renew their rivalries sooner than anticipated next month.

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