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Stirling County 5 - 33 Heriot’s: Capital club exact revenge

They say revenge is a dish best served cold and there was certainly a nip in the air as Heriot’s made amends for their defeat at home to Stirling on the opening day of the league season.

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Coach Ben Cairns said Currie's performance was 'not good enough'. Picture: SNS.

Patience a virtue as gritty Heriot’s frustrate Currie

A superb defensive effort by Heriot’s coupled with two short-range tries by their two locks set up a victory that stung Currie, even though the losing bonus point the Chieftans salvaged lifted them into second place in the Premiership table at the halfway point of the season.

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Robbie Nelson smashed into tackles in midfield. Picture: Alistair Linford

Currie Chieftains 14 - 15 Heriot’s: Hosts run out of time

Heriot’s upset the Premiership odds in the west of Edinburgh with a single point victory over third-placed Currie Chieftains.

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Jack Turley scored a hat-trick but it wasn't enough to overcome Melrose. Picture: SNS.

Unstoppable Melrose maintain perfect record against Heriot’s

Melrose march on with a perfect record in the Premiership – eight straight bonus -point wins.

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Ross Jones opened the scoring for Heriot's with a penalty. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Heriot’s 29 - 49 Melrose: Visitors hit the heights

Melrose maintained their momentum in the BT Premiership by defeating Heriot’s at Goldenacre to continue an unprecedented record of bonus point wins in each of the championship matches thus far.

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Frazier Climo scored two tries for Ayr. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Ayr 41 - 17 Heriot’s: Ayr show their class

With their “piano-shifters” up front in near-total control, the Ayr backs made some sweet music in this five tries to two home win.

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Martin Hughes of Heriots prepares to tackle Boroughmuirs Damien Hoyland at Goldenacre.  Photograph: Greg Macvean

Heriot’s 29 - 24 Boroughmuir: Home run goes on

Heriot’s kept their fine winning run on track with a workmanlike if unconvincing bonus-point victory over city neighbours Boroughmuir.

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Tim Wilson of Heriot's gets the ball away against Watsonians at Myreside. Picture: Alistair Linford

Watsonians 10-22 Heriot’s: Visitors win with late try double

Heriot’s bided their time and came from behind with a late try double to brush aside city rivals Watsonians and consolidate their place in the top four of the table.

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Michael Maltman scores for Heriots after just three minutes to spark the 12-try rout of Hawick.  Photograph: Ian Georgeson

Heriot’s 70 - 7 Hawick: Beaten Hawick Green about the gills

Hopeless Hawick crashed to their fourth straight Premiership defeat, completely over-run by a free-flowing Heriot’s team that had the bonus point wrapped up inside half an hour, seven tries on the scoreboard by half-time, a round dozen by the end.

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Heriots skipper Rory Carmichael scored from close range. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Glasgow Hawks 26 - 29 Heriot’s: Second-half fight back

Heriot’s produced a terrific second-half fight-back to post their first win of the new season and put the smile back on coach Phil Smith’s face.

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Marr's Colin Sturgeon kickwed the winner. Picture:SNS

Marr 24 - 22 Heriot’s: Marr break their duck

A last-kick penalty goal from Colin Sturgeon gave Marr a deserved first win in the BT Premiership.

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Charlie Simpson in action for Heriot's. Picture:Ross Parker/SNS

Heriot’s 25- 28 Stirling County: Grant-Suttie try settles it

Stirling County got the season off to a winning start.

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Lewis Carmichael goes over for his try to strengthen Melroses grip on the game. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Defeat of Heriot’s edges Melrose towards league and cup double

Melrose took a step towards a league and cup double with an emphatic victory at The Greenyards to leave cup holders Heriot’s clinging only to a possible top-four place.

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Michael Liness of Heriots opens the scoring with a try but then Melrose took command.  Photograph: Ross Parker/SRU/SNS

Melrose 29 - 12 Heriot’s: Greenyards men through to cup semi

It might be unwanted pressure for the Greenyards men but Melrose have set themselves up for a league and cup double this season.

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Heriot's Tom Wilson ran in for a try.
 Picture: Greg Macvean

Stirling County 13 - 29 Heriot’s: Visitors have the muscle

It might be the fag end of the season but there was still plenty at stake in what County president John Wright anticipated as a “spicy encounter” in his match programme comments.

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Melroses Sam Pecqueur fumbles the ball under pressure during a tight game at Goldenacre. Picture: Greg Macvean.

Tackles and turnovers take points for Melrose against Heriot’s

Melrose found a way to win in a game played in atrocious conditions where stamina was the necessary quality demanded of players, not skill.

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Melroses Sam Pecqueur evades the clutches of Tom Wilson as the visitors edged it.  Photograph: Greg Macvean

Heriot’s 5 - 8 Melrose: Result turns on late red card

League leaders Melrose gained revenge for last October’s defeat at the hands of defending champions Heriot’s and continue their stately progress towards this season’s end.

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Charlie Simpson was on form for Heriots. Picture:  Neil Hanna

Gala 0 - 26 Heriot’s: Charlie Simpson scores a double

Heriot’s outplayed Gala after a fairly even first half to grab the points with two tries from Charlie Simpson to leave Gala still propping up the Premiership.

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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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Martin Hughes of Heriot's is tackled by Rory Drummond of the Co-Optimists at 
Goldenacre. 
Picture: Neil Hanna

Heriot’s and Co-Optimists share 14 tries in attacking feast

Heriot’s and select side the Co-Optimists played out an entertaining draw in a friendly at Goldenacre yesterday, sharing 14 tries.

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