Boroughmuir 35 - 28 Stirling County: Fightback at Meggetland

Boroughmuir's skipper Chris Laidlaw was on target. Picture Jane Barlow
Boroughmuir's skipper Chris Laidlaw was on target. Picture Jane Barlow
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A second-half fightback saw Boroughmuir grab the points at home after trailing at half-time.

County took the lead at Meggetland through a Jonny Hope penalty before Muir skipper Chris Laidlaw booted a reply for 3-3.

First try of the game went to County, when Ruaridh Leishman went over in the 16th minute and Hope converted.

However, Laidlaw grabbed a converted try to make it 10-10 before County took the lead with a second try six minutes before the break, pack pressure telling when Alex Taylor powered over.

Another penalty from Laidlaw just before half-time left Boroughmuir 13-15 down – but straight from the kick-off the home side went ahead. County spilt the ball and Matthew Tweddle scored a converted try.

Both sides scored penalties before Dougie Hearn added a cracking try for Boroughmuir.

Adam Nicol grabbed one back for County before a Jordan Edmunds try sealed the win for the hosts.

Hope kicked a late penalty for a losing bonus point.