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Boroughmuir 55 - 17 Watsonians: Jordan Edmunds leads rout

By colin renton

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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.

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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.

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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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Boroughmuir's skipper Chris Laidlaw was on target. Picture Jane Barlow

Boroughmuir 35 - 28 Stirling County: Fightback at Meggetland

A second-half fightback saw Boroughmuir grab the points at home after trailing at half-time.

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George Taylor was on target for Melrose

Melrose 51 - 24 Boroughmuir: Baggot bags two tries

Melrose earned an opening day victory at The Greenyards scoring eight tries. But Boroughmuir stormed back to gain a bonus point with four tries of their own.

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The Premier League captains line up ahead of the new season. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Ayr vow to lead BT Premiership from front again

There are some new coaches, a raft of new players at all ten clubs and a general optimism about the season ahead as 
the BT Premiership gets underway this afternoon.

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Ayr have drafted Scotland centre Mark Bennett for the new season. Picture: Jane Barlow

Pro players allocated clubs in draft for new season

The Scottish Rugby Union has announced the BT Premiership draft picks for the new club season which kicks off on Saturday.

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Hawick 12-40 Boroughmuir: Muir move up to fifth

Boroughmuir head coach Bruce Aitchison signed off his tenure in charge of the Meggetland side with a stylish win over Hawick which hoists Muir to fifth place in the BT Premiership, writes Alan Lorimer at Netherdale.

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Boroughmuir's Jordan Edmunds, who opened the scoring against Glasgow Hawks.'' Picture: Neil Hanna

Boroughmuir 35 - 14 Glasgow Hawks: Muir end Hawks’ top-four hopes

Boroughmuir put in a dominant performance to defeat Glasgow Hawks at Meggetland in the BT Premiership. In the process they also extinguished Hawks’ slim top four hopes.

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Selkirk 12 – 34 Boroughmuir: Visitors keep up play-off chase

BOROUGHMUIR scored a vital win in their bid to save a possible play-off decider with an emphatic bonus-point win against relegated Selkirk despite playing part of the game with two players cooling their heels in the sin-bin at the same time, writes Atholl Innes at Philiphaugh.

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Boroughmuir winger Jordan Edmunds scored the opening try. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Stirling County 15 - 16 Boroughmuir: Visitors boost survival hopes

BOROUGHMUIR’S hopes of maintaining a presence in the BT Premiership next season were given a major boost as they outplayed Stirling on their own ground, writes Martin Laing at Bridgehaugh.

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David Reekie's conversions helped Boroughmuirbeat Gala. Picture Ian Rutherford

Boroughmuir 19-28 Gala: Four tries seal Gala win

Gala scored four tries to achieve a fine away victory that puts them above Boroughmuir in the league table and the battle to avoid the play-off place, writes William Paul at Meggetland.

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Boroughmuir players mob David Reekie after he kicks the winning conversion in injury time. Picture: Neil Hanna

Boroughmuir 19 - 18 Melrose: Muir resurge to win

Boroughmuir came storming back from 18 points down to snatch victory with the last kick of the game in an astonishing reversal of fortune.

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