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Melrose 42 - 15 Currie: Finals offer a glimpse of deja vu

Having secured their place in the BT Cup final last weekend Melrose realised a further ambition by booking their slot in the Premiership showdown a week on Saturday with victory in the play-off semi-final against Currie. Both matches will be against Ayr but for the Premiership final Melrose will have home advantage at the Greenyards, the stage for this Saturday’s world famous sevens event.

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Currie's head coach Ben Cairns take his side down to the Greenyards to play Melrose in the BT Premiership semi-finals. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Ayr and Glasgow Hawks meet again in Premiership semi-finals

Glasgow Hawks’ head coach Finlay Gillies has rung the changes to his starting XV after last week’s cup loss to Ayr as the sides clash again in the BT Premiership semi-final this afternoon.

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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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Tempers flare at Malleny Park as Curries Mike Vernal has a disagreement with Glasgow Hawks Andrew Kirkland. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Currie coach Ben Cairns insists his side must take chances

Currie will have a crack at filling the fourth and final play-off place at the end of the regular season when they play Boroughmuir in a re-arranged fixture next month.

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Curries Harvey Elms dives over the line to score the opening try of the match at Malleny. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS/SRU

Currie 25 - 5 Glasgow Hawks: Play-off place still in reach

Currie’s hopes of winning the Premiership’s fourth and final 
play-off place are still alive after they toughed out a hard-won victory against Hawks to stay hard on the heels of Heriot’s for that precious place.

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Melrose replacement Thomas Klein crossed for a try

Melrose 17 -10 Currie: Rose reach last eight

Melrose marched into the quarter-finals of the BT Cup after defeating Currie in a match at the Greenyards that started brightly but which, by the last quarter, deteriorated into a slogfest.

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Fog shrouds the pitch at Malleny Park,  Balerno during the BT Premiership game between  Currie and  Hawick. Picture Ian Rutherford

Currie 35 - 8 Hawick: Fog can’t conceal home side’s class

Currie remain in the race for the play-off spots after a dominant performance against a Hawick side facing a battle to preserve their top-flight status.

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Heriot's Struan Cessford crashed over from close range

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

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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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