DUNS based Thorburn Group will be holding both a sheep handler and fencing demonstration for local farmers before the Pre-Qualification Tournament at the Melrose Sevens on Friday April 7 between 11am and 1pm.

Thorburn Group Farming Division Managing Director, Ian Learmonth, commented: “We are delighted to be able to invite the local farming community to a showcase of our Clipex range of products.

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“The mobile sheep handler is a really popular model, and we will be demonstrating its functionality as well as answering questions between 11am and midday, after which we will be showing off our new range of Clipex fencing which we are really excited about and is a great addition to our range.

“We then look forward to having a pie and pint with many of our loyal customers whilst watching some great local rugby, including our local Duns team”

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Clipex Ireland Managing Director, Kevin Lernihan, commented: “I am really looking forward to coming over from Ireland to showcase our Clipex products in conjunction with Thorburn Group, we are seeing an ever-increasing demand for our fencing range and we are really pleased that Thorburn’s have agreed to stock this range which we see as a great addition to their offering.

“As an Irish rugby fan, I am also really pleased to tick off the famous Melrose Sevens from my bucket list”

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Melrose Sevens Tournament Director, Phil Morris, commented: “We look forward to hosting Thorburn’s, Clipex and many local farmers on Friday April 7 from 11am, we see this as a great addition to our tournament and series of events and welcome these innovative ways for local companies to connect with the Melrose Sevens”

Any interested farmers should contact to receive their invitation.