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Stirling 36 - 14 Boroughmuir: Four losses in a row for Muir

Boroughmuir’s wretched start to the season continued with a fourth straight defeat.

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Dutch international Vince Wright won race to the line. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Boroughmuir 15 - 23 Currie: Chieftains show pluck

Currie Chieftains maintained their winning start to the BT Premiership campaign with a performance that showed they have more in their locker than a pacey back division.

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Melrose skpper Grant Runciamn went over from a driven lineout. Picture: SNS

Melrose 51- 15 Boroughmuir: A tale of two halves

For a second successive week Melrose topped the half century against Edinburgh opposition after running in nine tries against a Boroughmuir side lacking too many of their front line backs to be effective.

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Ayr's Tommy Spinks attempts to hold off Boroughmuir's Johnny Matthews. 
Picture: Ian Rutherford

Ayr snatch late victory over Boroughmuir with last-gasp kick

Two sides with aspirations of challenging for BT Premiership honours served up an intense encounter that went to the wire before the title holders snatched victory with a last-minute drop goal.

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Ayr's Tommy Spinks tries to escape the clutches of Muir's Johnny Matthews. 
Picture: Ian Rutherford

Boroughmuir 28 - 30 Ayr: Climo drop goal snatches victory

Ayr launched their defence of the BT Premiership title with a last-ditch win in a scintillating game that augurs well for the quality of entertainment in the months ahead.

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Former Scotland player Ryan Grant will turn out for Ayr at Broughmuir. Picture: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Champions Ayr welcome Ryan Grant as they travel to Boroughmuir

Loosehead prop Ryan Grant, the Scotland cap and British & Irish Lions tourist, has joined reigning BT Premiership champions Ayr as short-term cover as the season gets underway this afternoon.

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Melrose and Scotland full back Rowen Shepherd leaves the oppostion behind as he breaks away for one of his three tries against Boroughmuir in the 1997 Scottish Cup final. Picture: Ian Rutherford

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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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