Rugby

27 Aug 2015 07:45

Masterclass from Melrose at the Gytes

MAIN talking point after this one-sided contest at The Gytes on Saturday was 'did the match do either club any good', writes ATHOLL INNES at the Gytes.
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26 Aug 2015 10:30

Greens gain bragging rights at Netherdale

GAMES between Gala and Hawick are rarely referred to as friendlies.
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25 Aug 2015 11:44 • David Knox

Laidlaw returns to lead Scots at Murrayfield

JEDBURGH'S Greg Laidlaw has been restored as captain of Scotland ahead of their clash with Italy at the BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.
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22 Aug 2015 16:25 • Ally McGilvray

Selkirk Bett on good start to season

SELKIRK warmed up for their return to the Premiership with a victory over Kelso in the Border League this (Saturday) afternoon.
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21 Aug 2015 11:30 • Ally McGilvray

Sam hopes for silverware at the Greenyards

NEW signing Sam Pecqueur revealed the chance of winning trophies convinced him to move to Melrose.
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21 Aug 2015 08:30

Edinburgh set to strut their stuff at the Greenyards

A TEAM of 28, captained by flanker Roddy Grant, has been announced for Edinburgh Rugby's opening pre-season friendly against Romania at the Greenyards today (Friday 21 August, kick-off 6.30pm).
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21 Aug 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Mein heads for Jed-Forest

GALA’S former Young Player of the Year Gregor Mein has signed for Border rivals Jed-Forest.
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20 Aug 2015 07:30

Braw display by Gala's giants of the jungle

KELSO welcomed the big beasts of the Premiership jungle, Gala, to Poynder Park for the first game of the season in a Booker’s Border League pre-season match.
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19 Aug 2015 18:30 • Ally McGilvray

Lockington blow for Melrose coach Dalziel

MELROSE head coach John Dalziel revealed South African playmaker Austin Lockington is expected to miss the first half of the season through injury.
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17 Aug 2015 16:00

McAndrew earns contract call-up to capital club

AHEAD of the opening pre-season friendly, on Friday 21 August at the Greenyards against Romania, Edinburgh Rugby has announced that Scotland age grade and Melrose scrum-half Murdo McAndrew will be joining the club for a four-month trial period with immediate effect.
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17 Aug 2015 12:00

Breaking: Rugby league Scots to play at Earlston

SCOTLAND'S rugby league club side will face the British Army this week at Earlston's Haugh ground.
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14 Aug 2015 20:07 • Ally McGilvray

Debutants make mark in Melrose win

NEW-LOOK Melrose started the 2015-16 season with a win in the oldest established rugby union league in the world.
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14 Aug 2015 10:00

Fixture clash angers Selkirk coach Wright.

FORMER British Lion and Scotland prop, Peter Wright, has hit out at the decision to open the 2015-16 club season with games on August 29 kicking off at 1.15pm.
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13 Aug 2015 14:30

Rose are ready for new rugby season

MELROSE had a very useful training match against Glasgow Hawks at The Greenyards with a number of the “new” faces on show.
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13 Aug 2015 07:30

Selkirk hit Peebles for six in Border League

SELKIRK’S opening Bookers’ Border League clash at Philiphaugh produced no fewer than six tries for the new Premiership 1 team, and was a personal triumph for middle-row man Jordan McGowan, writes ATHOLL INNES at Philiphaugh.
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11 Aug 2015 15:30

Tributes to Gala rugby legend - Arthur Dorward

SCOTTISH Rugby has paid tribute to the first Gala player to ever captain his country - Arthur Fairgrieve Dorward.
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28 Jul 2015 12:30 • David Knox

Breaking: Romania head for the Greenyards to face Edinburgh

Edinburgh Rugby will face the might of Romania in the Borders next month.
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10 Jul 2015 16:30 • David Knox

Rugby stars cap school return in Selkirk

TWO former Selkirk High pupils were hauled up in front of the head last week.
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8 Jul 2015 08:45 • David Knox

Breaking: Bravehearts to defend European Cup at Netherdale

SCOTLAND'S rugby league stars are returning to the Borders later this year in a bid to defend their European Cup.
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8 Jul 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Gala day for Wigan Warriors

SUPER League giants Wigan Warriors are coming to Galashiels later this month.
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7 Jul 2015 13:30

Chris delights with culinary skills at rugby launch

SCOTLAND’S record caps holder returned to his roots in the Borders to kick-off a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of young people participating in rugby.
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4 Jul 2015 05:30

Selkirk's Ewen Robbie appointed at Peebles

BOSSES at Peebles Rugby Club have appointed a new member of coaching staff after the surprise resignation of Gavin Kerr.
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22 Jun 2015 06:30 • Stephen Mahon

New grassroots set-up to unearth rugby stars of future

IT has always been proud of its rugby heritage.
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21 Jun 2015 07:30

Borders boost for Scots ahead of Rugby World Cup

SCOTLAND’S record cap and points holder Chris Paterson believes the Borders has given Vern Cotter’s troops the best possible boost ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015, after coming out in their droves for the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.
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18 Jun 2015 11:45 • David Knox

Breaking: Stow star given one year extension with Glasgow Warriors

STOW rugby star Gregor Hunter has been rewarded with a new contract at Glasgow Warriors.
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