21 Dec 2014 09:30 • David Knox

Mountain bike glory days return to Selkirk

ORGANISERS of the Selkirk Mountain Bike Marathon believe they are on track to bring back the glory days of a decade ago.

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21 Dec 2014 06:30

Boland Trust annual makes for good reading

DAVID Boland has thanked the Rowan Boland Memorial Trust supporters who have helped the charity hand out over £10,000 to young sportspeople in the Borders over its last financial year.

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20 Dec 2014 07:30 • David Knox

All I want for Christmas, dad, is a three miles handicap chase

ALL apprentice jockey Sam Coltherd wants for Christmas is a few more rides.

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19 Dec 2014 11:00

All conquering Carnethy at Chirnside cross country

CARNETHY continued to dominate the Borders Cross Country series on Sunday. Andrew Fallas managed to turn the tables on team-mate Michael Reid, who won at the previous round in Peebles, to claim first at Chirnside.

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19 Dec 2014 09:30

1872 'A' game comes to BT Murrayfield

IN the build-up to the big double-header, when Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors compete for the 1872 Cup home and away on 27 December and 2 January, there's a great warm-up game in store for both teams.

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19 Dec 2014 07:00

Hawick stack up festive pressure on Gala

GALA coach George Graham will know what he wants in his Christmas stocking next week…a sackful of fit players, writes ATHOLL INNES at Netherdale.

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18 Dec 2014 12:30

Lowland League round-up - Morris makes his mark

FORMER Berwick Rangers striker Josh Morris heralded his return after a two-months lay off by earning Vale of Leithen a draw at Meadow Park.

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18 Dec 2014 10:30 • David Knox

Food for thought with Selkirk FC's Donate at the Gate

FOOTBALL chiefs in Selkirk are set to bring some festive cheer to hungry families in the Borders.

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18 Dec 2014 08:30

Melrose make Hawks pay penalty for indiscipline

MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel revealed he wasn’t too concerned by the manner in which his side played against Glasgow Hawks at the weekend - he was just relieved to get the win, writes ALLY McGilvray at the Greenyards.

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17 Dec 2014 16:30

Hockey title for Galashiels Academy

GALASHIELS Academy’s senior hockey team are celebrating this week after winning the Borders Schools indoor tournament in Peebles.

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17 Dec 2014 14:30

Point to prove at Ratcheugh Racing Club

THE Ratcheugh Racing Club held their annual meeting at Ratcheugh Farm, Alnwick on Sunday when 65 of the 80-odd entries turned out to provide an excellent days racing.

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17 Dec 2014 12:15 • David Knox

Breaking: Selkirk crowned BT Club of the Month

SELKIRK have been named as November's BT Rugby Club of the Month for their continued success on the field as well as their ability to engage with the community and desire to remain sustainable off it.

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10 Dec 2014 08:00

John Sharratt Gala’s hero in squash tourney

GALA Squash Club made the journey up to Collinton Castle Squash club in Edinburgh last Thursday night, to participate in the inaugural event of the East of Scotland Squash Conference.

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8 Dec 2014 06:30

Tumbles, tears and triumphs at Moorfoots Cross Country

FORMER Moorfoot athlete Michael Reid won Sunday's Borders Cross Country Series leg in Peebles.

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5 Dec 2014 12:30 • Ally McGilvray

Four defeats in a row for Gala

GALA Head Coach George Graham watched his side fall to their fourth Premiership defeat in a row away to Currie at the weekend and then warned his title contenders they will have to improve fast if they want to avoid a relegation dog fight.

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5 Dec 2014 09:00 • David Knox

From the saddle to the scrum for retiring Ryan

RUGBY bosses at Gala say they would welcome retired jockey Ryan Mania with open arms.

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5 Dec 2014 07:00

Andrew’s Common of age against Kilby

TEENAGER Andrew Common came of age on Saturday and helped his Gala Fairydean Rovers to their hardest-ever league point, writes DAVID KNOX.

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4 Dec 2014 18:30

Welcome win for Rose over Stirling

MELROSE fell short of a bonus point in a close encounter on Saturday at The Greenyards, but according to coach, John Dalziel, the win was the bonus, writes ATHOLL INNES.

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4 Dec 2014 10:30

Des delights Gala with cup final hat-trick

IT was fitting that Des Sutherland’s first ever cup final hat-trick would clinch his club’s first ever trophy on a historic afternoon, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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4 Dec 2014 07:30

Border Amateur round-up - Des bags the Border Cup

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs claimed the Border Cup after a hard fought but comfortable 3-0 win over West Barns Star.

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