27 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Derby draw for Gala in Scottish Cup

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Stevie Noble believes his team will travel to Innerleithen next month for the Scottish Cup Preliminary Round as underdogs.

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26 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Goalkeeper Ryan is on the mend

A HOLIDAY in Mallorca led to Dunfermline goalkeeper Ryan Goodfellow spending a week in intensive care.

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26 Jul 2014 10:30

Gala players bed in against Rose

IT looks like the coaching staff at Gala Fairydean Rovers will have selection headaches this season as the quality and strength of the squad at Netherdale continues to grow, writes Graeme McIver.


25 Jul 2014 09:30

Scotland 7s aim to make history at Ibrox

SOME four years of hard work, of highs and of lows, have led to this weekend.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Lightning doesn't strike twice against Stirling Albion

JET lag and lightning strikes prevented Selkirk from gaining revenge for a record breaking Scottish Cup defeat of 30 years ago.

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25 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Old school reunion at the Fairydean

LAST Thursday's match between Gala Fairydean Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic was the perfect excuse for a class of 86 reunion at Netherdale.


24 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Gambler Sarah is on a roll ahead of Games

SCOTLAND Ladies may be a whopping 50/1 to win the Commonwealth Games hockey gold. But the young lady tipping them to go all the way has a pretty good track record when it comes to gambling.

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23 Jul 2014 13:30 • David Knox

West Linton's workaholic comes home for the Games

WHEN Chris O’Hare lines up for his heat of the 1500 metres next Friday he will know for sure that nobody has worked harder to be there.

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23 Jul 2014 12:00 • David Knox

Guy likes to be beside the seaside

WHEN the Victorian engineers were building a promenade along the seafront in Eyemouth they had no idea that they would be playing their part in a Borders athlete’s bid for Commonwealth Games glory.

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23 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Our lucky 13 set to light up Glasgow

THE eyes of the Commonwealth will turn to Glasgow later today (Wednesday). And for 13 lucky Borderers they are about to fulfil their sporting dreams.

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18 Jul 2014 07:30

Mick returns to lead Philiphaugh pack

SELKIRK Rugby Club has a new president. He is former player Mick Craig, who took office at last week’s annual general meeting.

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17 Jul 2014 11:30

Alex Arthur pulls a few punches in Gala

A WORLD champion said Galashiels Boxing club had a knock out set-up on Friday night, writes Mark Davey.

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17 Jul 2014 08:30

Pinnons is poised for the Lowland League

GALA’S challenge in the Lowland League has been boosted over the summer with the arrival of half-a-dozen new faces at Netherdale.

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17 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Nickie will have a blast at Commonwealth Games

STOW sharp shooter Nickie Keene has won back her Scottish crown - despite pulling the trigger with a fractured sternum.

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16 Jul 2014 14:30 • David Knox

Fairies hit form to sink Fishermen

IT was a day when weddings, festivals and even a funeral prevented either manager fielding anything like their strongest team.

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15 Jul 2014 10:30

Going the distance at Gala Boxing Club

A GALASHIELS church building has a new congregation after pews were swapped for punchbags, writes Mark Davey.

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14 Jul 2014 08:30

Healthy season at Fairydean Rovers

GALA Fairydean Rovers recently staged their first ever annual general meeting at the Netherdale clubrooms since the merger of the town’s two senior clubs was confirmed.

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13 Jul 2014 12:30 • David Knox

Painkiller prescription for Celtman pharmacist

A TWEEDBANK pharmacist recently swam the length of a Scottish loch for a Guide Dogs charity.

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11 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Crisis club Vale are back in black

A GREEN wave which rolled into Innerleithen on Saturday will have almost certainly pulled cash-strapped Vale out of the red.

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10 Jul 2014 06:30 • David Knox

Storming start for Sons in the Borders

VALE boss Mark Lamb believes his young team were caught in the headlights last Thursday.

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