Rowen Shepherd on his cup final hat-trick for Melrose

“I suppose it was the end of an era but we didn’t realise it at the time.”

Currie's Jamie Forbes tries to break through the Boroughmuir defence. Picture: Greg Macvean

Boroughmuir 19 - 67 Currie: Ten tries seal top-four finish

Currie secured their place in the BT Premiership play-offs with a ten try victory over Boroughmuir that was impressive in its execution and yielded the five league points the visitors needed to secure their spot in the top four.

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Craig Keddie scored a try for Boroughmuir but ended up on the losing side by a point

Stirling County 32 - 31 Boroughmuir: Penalty sinks visitors

Boroughmuir looked to have staged the biggest steal since the Great Train Robbery when they fought back from what had looked a hopeless position in the BT Cup.

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Boroughmuir grabbed the bonus point when Dale Robertson was driven over

Gala 28 - 46 Boroughmuir: Muir happy, Greens not so

Boroughmuir retained their Premiership status with a dominant performance to score seven tries and send Hawick into the relegation play-off.

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Boroughmuirs Alex Cox tries to force his way past Martin McGinley and Matt Coupar. Picture: Neil Hanna.

Grant McConnell claims hat-trick as Boroughmuir subdue Accies

A hat-trick by prolific try scorer Grant McConnell and three individual efforts by his team-mates were more than enough to ease Boroughmuir into the last eight of the BT Cup.

Aubrey McCube of Boroughmuir is tackled by Accies pair Alex Glashan and Clement Lacour.  Picture: Neil Hanna

Boroughmuir 40 - 17 Edinburgh Accies: Joy of six tries

The Premiership side beat the National League One side here as the result went by the form book in an all-action cup tie under the floodlights.

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Glasgow Hawks 34 - 19 Boroughmuir: Brendan McGroarty crosses twice

Glasgow Hawks 34 - 19 Boroughmuir: Brendan McGroarty crosses twice

Hawks got back to winning ways with a bonus-point victory over Boroughmuir.

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Ayr's Will Bordill crossed for Ayrs first try

Ayr 42 - 19 Boroughmuir: Early surge pays off

When Ayr rushed into a 21-0 lead after 15 minutes, it seemed as if the home side were going to extract an awful revenge for their shock loss at Meggetland earlier this season. But Muir woke up and matched their hosts all the way for the remainder of the game, before finally losing out as the Millbrae side joined Melrose on 59 points at the top of the table.

Muir's Aubrey MnCube scored two tries.  Picture Ian Rutherford

Boroughmuir 26 - 21 Hawick: Aubrey Mncube gets a double

Only a single point separated the teams before kick-off so this game was set up to be a high-stakes dogfight. One team would scramble up the Premiership towards safety while the other would inevitably slip deeper into the relegation mire.

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Boroughmuir players come off the pitch dejected after the defeat

Heriot’s 23 - 17 Boroughmuir: Capital derby a close call

Heriot’s took the honours in a keenly contested Edinburgh derby between two sides desperate for a win. Ultimately, the champions owed the win that keeps them in the play-off places to the fact that they made fewer errors at key moments.

Jordan Edmunds goes over for his hat trick for Boroughmuir. Picture Toby Williams

Boroughmuir 55 - 17 Watsonians: Jordan Edmunds leads rout

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Craig Keddie went over in 66 minutes. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Stirling County 21 - 14 Boroughmuir: Caution thrown to winds

With both teams in the bottom half of the table – Boroughmuir second bottom and County two places above – this was a match each must have targeted.

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Jason Baggott
 was on form with the boot

Boroughmuir 12 - 45 Melrose: Rose stay top of the table

Melrose took maximum points to stay top of the table against a Boroughmuir team who were only one point adrift at half-time but just couldn’t live with the Borderers for the full 80 minutes.

The match took place at Meggatland. Picture: Julie Howden

Boroughmuir 27 - 31 Gala: Rory Scholes the Gala hero

Edinburgh Rugby’s Rory Scholes ran in four tries as Gala defeated Boroughmuir in an entertaining match at Meggetland.

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Harvey Elms of Currie is tackled by Chris Laidlaw  of Boroughmuir. Picture:

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Currie 36 - 10 Boroughmuir: Currie aim for play-off berth

Currie stepped up their bid for a play-off berth with a bonus point win that was fully deserved.

Tommy Spinks bagged two tries

Boroughmuir 28 - 48 Glasgow Hawks: Muir battle to no avail

Glasgow Hawks retained top spot in the BT Premiership with a clinical victory over a battling Boroughmuir side who were undone by a quickfire treble in the second half of an outstanding encounter.

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Jamie Ure on the charge for Muir. Picture Toby Williams

Boroughmuir 24 - 11 Ayr: Muir too slick for slack seasiders

Ayr may have been league leaders before this match kicked off but little good it did them yesterday afternoon at Meggetland where they lost their first match of the season. The home team gave their illustrious visitors a lesson in accurate, high tempo, off-loading rugby and Ayr couldn’t comprehend let alone cope with it.

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Hawick's Wesley Hamilton touched down twice.

Hawick 36-26 Boroughmuir: Greens get off the mark

Hawick finally broke their Premiership duck this season with victory over Boroughmuir in a thrilling match that produced eight tries evenly split.

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Watsonians DJ Innes scores his sides third try while Boroughmuir have two men in the sin-bin. Picture: SNS

It’s three but not so easy for Watsonians

Watsonians extended their unbeaten start to life back in the BT Premiership when they saw off near neighbours Boroughmuir in a match that went to the wire. But the home coach Marcus Di Rollo had mixed feelings on the performance of his men, who overturned a half-time deficit, built a substantial lead, then were almost overhauled in a late fightback.

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