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Ayr 38 - 22 Glasgow Hawks: Amateurs humble the Pros

For the second successive Saturday, Ayr’s bunch of enthusiastic amateurs were too strong for Hawks’ professional-loaded XV, as the Millbrae men ensured the two end-of-season finals – in the BT Scottish Cup and now the BT Premiership Play-Offs – will be between them and Melrose.

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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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Ayrs Grant Anderson scores his sides second try. Picture: Bill Murray/SRU/SNS

Ayr 28 - 10 Glasgow Hawks: Home side fly higher

Ayr never reached the heights they did in beating Hawks in both league games this season – but they were still far too good for their visitors as they cruised into the final of the BT Scottish Cup, and another head-to-head with Melrose, in this one-sided semi-final at Millbrae.

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Prop Gary Strain scored twice for Hawks

Hawks 53 - 29 Gala: Forwards march Glasgow on

The fact that seven of eight tries scored by Glasgow Hawks in this comfortable but not completely convincing victory came from the forwards (with five scored by front-rowers and the other two through No.8 pick-ups) tells the story of this match.

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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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David Reekie of Muir and Hawick's Bruce McNeil. Picture:


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Hawick 16 - 6 Gala: It’s curtains for the Maroons

This was the match that two of the oldest rivals in Scottish rugby had been dreading, the match to decide Premiership relegation and at the end of a dour struggle in unappetising muddy conditions it was Gala who got the thumbs down from fate.

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Kerr Gossman scored a sublime opening try

Glasgow Hawks 29 - 20 Watsonians: Good, bad and ugly

Hawks edged into the last eight of the BT Scottish Cup with this four-tries-to-three victory over BT Premiership rivals Watsonians.

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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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Darcy Graham ran in two tries

Hawick 24 - 17 Glasgow Hawks: Darcy Graham man of the match

Hawick achieved what could yet be a life-saving victory with a win over Glasgow Hawks after producing a second-half performance of momentum-building rugby.

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Kerr Gossman scored his 11th try of the season

Glasgow Hawks 19 -14 Heriot’s: Hawks close on play-off place

On the back of some ferocious forward play, Hawks overcame a spirited Heriot’s to win a scrappy Old Anniesland encounter, and maintain third place in the battle for the end-of-season play-offs.

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Ross Jones intercepted a loose pass and sprinted 80 metres for Countys opening try

Glasgow Hawks 29 - 20 Stirling County: Hawks swoop to victory

Glasgow Hawks left it late before clinching a bonus-point win over County.

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Junior Bulumakau was one of the key players injured

Melrose 35 - 15 Glasgow Hawks: Injuries mark brutal game

Melrose showed why they are the top-placed club in the BT Premiership by coming from behind to overwhelm Glasgow Hawks in a hard and, at times, brutal match.

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George Horne was man of the match

Glasgow Hawks 50 - 24 Gala: George Horne is the main man

Hawks soared back to winning ways in this ten-try extravaganza. George Horne, with two tries, six conversions and a penalty goal, for half his side’s points, was Man of the Match.

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Ayr's Ruaridh Mackenzie goes over for a try. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Ayr 39 - 13 Glasgow Hawks: Brendan McGroarty red carded

A potentially exciting end to a great game at Millbrae was ruined by a refereeing decision.

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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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Kerr Gossman scored four tries

Glasgow Hawks 78 - 13 Hawick: Hawks in demolition mode

Luckily for an eager but out-played Hawick, Hawks’ George Horne left his kicking boots at home.

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George Horne kicked two penalties, a conversion and scored a try

Heriot’s 19 - 30 Glasgow Hawks: Horne on song

Two tries in the space of three minutes after half-time helped Glasgow Hawks defeat Heriot’s at Goldenacre.

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Glasgow Hawks' George Horne scored his side's fourth try against Stirling County. Picture: John Devlin

Stirling County 8 - 39 Glasgow Hawks: Visitors too strong

The scoreline might show a comfortable win for Hawks, but it’s hard to know what to make of this encounter, given that both sides were peppered with professionals and, certainly in Stirling’s case, players unknown even to their own fans.

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