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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 15:30 • David Knox

Stampgate costs Leithe a shot at title

ANGRY football bosses in Innerleithen are taking their fight for the Border Amateur title all the way to Hampden.

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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 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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15 Apr 2014 07:45 • Kate Smail

Open all hours at Tweedlove

TweedLove 2014 is officially open for business as all 40 of its remaining events are now open for entry.

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14 Apr 2014 07:30

O'Hare lands Tweeddale Sports Award

FUTURE and established stars thronged the stage at a major awards ceremony last Friday in Peebles to underline the strength of sporting talent in the area.

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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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12 Apr 2014 08:30

Parents to the rescue

A JUNIOR football club with around 130 members has been saved from folding after a last-gasp rescue mission.

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11 Apr 2014 18:30 • David Knox

Ando’s not so Low as League title approaches

A YEAR ago Peebles striker Chris Anderson was recovering from testicular cancer treatment.

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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 14:30 • David Knox

No miracle for Mania and Moonshine

THERE was a brief moment on Saturday as the remaining 20 or so horses flew over the Canal Turn that the impossible seemed likely.

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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 17:30

Banks has boundary aims for Borders cricket

RORY Banks first started playing cricket to give lifts to team-mates - but the Souter is now attempting to lead a revival of the sport in the Borders.

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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 14:30

Oscar triumphs at Morpeth

THE Morpeth Hunt held its annual meeting at windy Tranwell on Sunday.

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