1 Sep 2015 18:30

No fear factor at Watsonians

PEEBLES coach Ewen Robbie insisted his side feared no-one - despite kicking of their new campaign in National League Division One with a defeat away to Watsonians, writes Ally McGilvray at Myreside.

1 Sep 2015 14:30

Cotter names 31-man Scotland squad for Rugby World Cup

HEAD Coach Vern Cotter today named scrum-half Greig Laidlaw as captain of the 31-man Scotland squad for the Rugby World Cup 2015.
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30 Aug 2015 07:30

Life Memberships for Gala rugby stalwarts

TWO Gala rugby stalwarts have been elected Life Members of the club.

29 Aug 2015 14:59 • Ally McGilvray

Five-try Gala record opening day win

SELKIRK marked their return to the Premiership with an opening day defeat to Border rivals Gala.
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29 Aug 2015 13:30

YM snatch victory at Gala

ON a beautiful day and a perfect pitch Gala A and Hawick YM put on a fine display of running rugby and it was only a conversion that gave the visitors the victory, writes JOE DICKSON.

29 Aug 2015 11:30

High performance for Premiership clubs

AFTER the introduction last season of video match analysis, all Premiership clubs will be able to access national-team levels of individual player analysis through support from Scottish Rugby’s High Performance department.

28 Aug 2015 16:30

Torrid time ahead for Selkirk claims Gala coach Graham

GALA Head Coach George Graham has warned newly-promoted Selkirk they are set to endure a torrid time in the Premiership.

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.

26 Aug 2015 10:30

Greens gain bragging rights at Netherdale

GAMES between Gala and Hawick are rarely referred to as friendlies.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

12 Aug 2015 08:30

Melrose master Mansfield Park test

IT was never going to be easy at Mansfield Park on Saturday for Melrose, as it will be for other visitors, but it was their commitment and clinical power that won the day on a tense afternoon, writes Atholl Innes at Mansfield Park.

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.

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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