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Heriot’s 25 - 17 Currie: Fourth home victory in a row

Title-holders Heriot’s seized the initiative in the race for BT Premiership play-off spot when they saw off a determined Currie side in a hard-fought contest at Goldenacre.

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Currie tryscorer Ratu Tagive is tackled by Watsonians Jack Ferguson. Photograph: Ian Rutherford

Currie 23 - 22 Watsonians: Another blow for ‘Sonians

For the second successive week, Watsonians suffered an agonising defeat, again succumbing to a late penalty that keeps Currie in the hunt for a play-off spot.

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Ben Robbins scored for Currie

Stirling County 19 - 27 Currie: History repeats itself

History has a habit of repeating itself and did so agonisingly for Stirling.

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Matt Fagerson went over for a try converted by Hagan Shulte

Watsonians 36 - 38 Glasgow Hawks: Penalty the difference

Teenager Josh Henderson kicked a last-gasp penalty as Hawks won a thriller against Watsonians.

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Melrose's players celebrate their win over Currie. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Currie 24 - 27 Melrose: Borderers tough it out in capital

Melrose coach Rob Chrystie praised his team for fending off the persistent challenge of a dogged Currie to emerge from this seven-try thriller with maximum points.

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New Glasgow Warriors signing Ratu Tagive will play for Currie against Melrose today. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Ratu Tagive and Ryan Grant in Currie team to play Melrose

The BT Premiership resumes after a mid-season break today with leaders Melrose at Malleny Park to take on Currie.

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Hamish Bain  gave Currie the lead. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Gala 24 - 49 Currie: Pace creates a try feast

Currie’s pace and forward power dominated at Netherdale, where Gala were outplayed by a Currie, side who came back from a shaky start to score eight tries and keep on course for a play-off place.

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Grant Anderson helped put Ayr in control. Picture: Neil Hanna

Currie 32 - 41 Ayr: Vital victory keeps title hopes alive

Ayr withstood a second half comeback from Currie to maintain their challenge for the Premiership title.

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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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Currie's Cameron Gray grabbed his sides fourth try

Hawick 27 - 26 Currie: Greens keep Premiership hopes alive

By alan lorimer

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Alex Hagart was on form with the boot

Currie 38 - 15 Heriot’s: Double bonus for Currie

Currie bounced back from a series of disappointing results to post a stylish win over defending champions Heriot’s and move away from the foot of the table.

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Currie's  Harvey Elms evades the tackle of Watsonians Joe Helps on his way to scoring the first of his two tries. Picture Ian Rutherford

Watsonians 26 v 16 Currie: Elms a two-try hero

Watsonians took the honours in an entertaining encounter after finally shaking off a determined Currie side who were unfortunate to end the afternoon empty handed.

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Iain Moodie scored one of seven tries for Melrose.

Melrose 52 - 22 Currie: Rose score seven tries

Melrose swept Currie aside at The Greenyards with enterprising rugby in the sun to score seven tries and maintain their unbeaten run.

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Gala's Ross Combe goes over for a try. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Currie 13 - 28 Gala: Defence pays off for Gala

Gala held off a rousing finish from the hosts to bounce back from an opening day defeat with a bonus point victory built on a superb defensive effort.

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Ross Curle powered over for the first of Ayr's eight tries

Ayr 53 - 10 Currie: Ayr blow away the visitors

Currie were caught in the eye of a try storm in this BT Premiership opener.

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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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Jason Hill leaps high for Heriots at a line-out during Saturdays dramatic Premiership play-off which Heriots won with the last kick of the match. Picture: Toby Williams

Mix-up with ref lets Heriot’s in for a last-kick victory

A horror misunderstanding cost Currie a shot at their third championship title as Heriot’s snatched a dramatic last-gasp victory in Saturday’s BT Premiership semi-final at Malleny Park.

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Heriots players rush to congratulate Gregor McNeish after he put over the winning drop-kick. Picture: Toby Williams

Currie 22 - 24 Heriot’s: Visitors just edge a thriller

Heriot’s won a spellbinding BT Premiership semi-final in impossibly dramatic style yesterday when replacement stand-off Gregor McNeish showed nerves of steel to slot a winning drop goal with the last kick of the game and set up a Grand Final meeting with Ayr at Millbrae on 23 April.

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Currie 25 – 17 Gala

Currie secured a home BT Premiership play-off against Heriot’s when they saw off a Gala side who must now beat the still-to-be-determined National Division One runners-up to retain their top flight status, writes Colin Renton at Malleny Park.

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