30 Sep 2014 09:30
FORMER Melrose winger Damien Hoyland and former Selkirk full-back Nyle Godsmark will make a step-up in the international arena having earned selection for the Gold Coast 7s in just over a week's time (Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October).
30 Sep 2014 06:30
THE oldest rugby union league in the world, the Border League, has announced that AM.PM Event Catering will be the new sponsors of the Kings of the Sevens series.
27 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
IT was a kick his father would have been proud of.
26 Sep 2014 13:30
THIS Saturday's BT Premiership fixture card offers excitement from top to bottom, with Glasgow Hawks against Hawick at Old Anniesland tomorrow, arguably one of the most interesting picks from the fifth round (all matches kick-off at 3pm).
26 Sep 2014 08:30
EARLSTON High School rugby players enjoyed a double success when they won both matches in the opening campaign of the Scottish Brewin and Dolphin Plate Competition.
25 Sep 2014 08:30
PETER Dods kicked goals for Gala, Scotland and the British Lions, and now son Craig is following in his dad’s boots.
19 Sep 2014 14:30
GALA stars past and present - Ruairi Howarth, Chris Auld, Rory Sutherland, and Grayson Hart - are among a host of familiar faces from the Borders, which also include Ewan McQuillin and Austin Lockington of Melrose, called up to the Edinburgh A team to play Glasgow Warriors next week.
18 Sep 2014 16:30 • Ally McGilvray
GALA Head Coach George Graham revealed he was “over the moon” after his team recorded their second win in a row at the weekend and returned to the top of the table for the first time this season.
18 Sep 2014 10:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE last time Gala played Glasgow Hawks at Netherdale was in the Scottish Cup semi-final back in March.
17 Sep 2014 15:30
IT was not a match for the faint-hearted at The Greenyards as the champions lost their second game of the season and the hosts again struggled to adapt to the changes on the field.
17 Sep 2014 13:30
SCOTLAND 7s head coach Calum MacRae has named one debutant in his squad for this weekend's Bucharest 7s (20-21 September), the final leg of the 2014 Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series.
17 Sep 2014 13:30
ANOTHER high-octane performance rocketed Selkirk to the top of the BT National League Division 1 table on Saturday, following their dazzling 12-try victory over an out-of-sorts Hillhead-Jordanhill at Philiphaugh.
15 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox
THE rising stars of rugby league are coming to Galashiels to celebrate their 20th birthday.
14 Sep 2014 06:30
MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel revealed his side can’t continue to gift the opposition the lead if they want to retain their Premiership title at the end of the season.
13 Sep 2014 08:30
THE score-line is not a misprint, it is a factual record of an amazing match at Netherdale, where Gala rattled in 10 tries against a Currie side, which deserved a bit better.
12 Sep 2014 13:30 • Ally McGilvray
MELROSE captain Fraser Thomson is hoping to return to action in time to face Boroughmuir this weekend.
11 Sep 2014 21:30
WHEN Aberdeen A cancelled their National 1 game with Gala A, the Gala side hastily snapped up a friendly game with neighbours Kelso A who had struggled in past weeks to get a warm-up game before their league season begins.
11 Sep 2014 12:30
GLASGOW Hawks have had Al Kellock and Tyrone Holmes released to play for them by Glasgow Warriors for the trip to face Gala on Saturday.
10 Sep 2014 09:30
BUOYED up by their big win in Glasgow the previous weekend, Selkirk got off to a flying start in their opening BT National League Division 1 match against Biggar at Hartreemill on Saturday, with Josh Welsh converting a penalty kick in the third minute.
8 Sep 2014 11:30
HAWICK RFC has announced it will host the first U15s youth sevens competition at Mansfield Park later this month.