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Stirling County

Currie 30 - 24 Stirling County: Chieftains stand firm

Currie Chieftains withstood a second-half fightback to take all five league points against fellow play-off aspirants Stirling County.

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Melrose's Ally Miller scored three tries. Picture: Bill Murray

Stirling County 27 - 40 Melrose: Miller notches a hat-trick

A blistering first quarter of an hour built Melrose a platform to continue their seamless start to the season.

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Frazier Climo scored a try and was yellow carded. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Ayr 46 - 33 Stirling County: Tries and yellow cards aplenty

Ayr emerged victorious from a 12-try spectacular in which both sides claimed try bonus points indicating how both were prepared to attack.

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Hawick suffered a thumping defeat at the hands of Heriot's last weekend. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Coach Cunningham urges Hawick to atone for 70-point rout

Hawick head coach Darren Cunningham has asked his players to “stand up and take responsibility” ahead of today’s BT Premiership match at Glasgow Hawks.

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Adam Nicol grabbed the third trywith Jonny Hope again adding the extras. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Stirling 36 - 14 Boroughmuir: Four losses in a row for Muir

Boroughmuir’s wretched start to the season continued with a fourth straight defeat.

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The former Ayr man  Ross Curle ran in a try from 50 metres. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Watsonians 38 - 26 Stirling County: ‘Sonians off the mark

Watsonians got their first win of the BT Premiership season in this one.

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Ali Weir put Hawick ahead but Sirling were too strong. Picture:SNS

Stirling County 56 - 29 Hawick: Hope springs eternal

These two sides contrived to produce an enthralling, high-scoring encounter, which saw Stirling win convincingly in the end.

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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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Russell Anderson cant find a way past Stirlings Alex Taylor and Chris Fusaroy. Picture: Neil Hanna

Melrose shine against Stirling County to reach BT Cup final

Melrose will be back at BT Murrayfield in April for a second successive cup final after a performance that personified the players’ attitude and commitment on a hot afternoon at The Greenyards.

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Harry Burr of Stirling County slides in to tackle Melroses Austin Lockington in yesterdays semi-final. Picture: Neil Hanna

Melrose 48 - 18 Stirling County: Rose return to Murrayfield

Melrose will return to Murrayfield for a second successive BT Cup final after defeating Stirling in a semi-final that started well for County but which slipped away quickly from the Bridgehaugh side as Melrose found their scoring rhythm.

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Jason Baggot was in fine form

Stirling County 7 - 30 Melrose: Win clinches home advantage

There were understandable grumblings from some of the Bridgehaugh faithful about the number of players missing from County ranks owing to international obligations.

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Craig Keddie scored a try for Boroughmuir but ended up on the losing side by a point

Stirling County 32 - 31 Boroughmuir: Penalty sinks visitors

Boroughmuir looked to have staged the biggest steal since the Great Train Robbery when they fought back from what had looked a hopeless position in the BT Cup.

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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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Rory Drummond was yellow carded then later scored a try.   Picture Ian Rutherford

Watsonians 15 - 12 Stirling County: Two sides of Drummond

County started the stronger of the two sides and had a chance to take the lead in the sixth minute, but skipper Jonny Hope missed the penalty.

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Logan Trotter caught a ball in mid dive to score. Picture: John Devlin

Stirling County 14 - 29 Ayr: League leaders leave it late

Stirling let slip a golden chance to turn over league leaders Ayr as they forced their way ahead midway through the second half only to succumb to a late rush of tries. It was a belated restart to the season for the home side with last week’s game against high-flying Melrose postponed because of a frozen pitch while Ayr were hammering Boroughmuir to put them at the top of the table and confirm their place in the play-offs

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Langi Haupeakui scored a try and was sent off

Gala 22 - 29 Stirling County: Fourteen-man County raise game

With both teams desperate for points to avoid a relegation battle, it was a tense battle at Netherdale in a game marred by a red card to Glasgow Warriors’ Langi Haupeakui, pictured, for a hefty challenge on Chris Keen.

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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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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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Craig Keddie went over in 66 minutes. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Stirling County 21 - 14 Boroughmuir: Caution thrown to winds

With both teams in the bottom half of the table – Boroughmuir second bottom and County two places above – this was a match each must have targeted.

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Adam Nicol touched down

Hawick 30 - 43 Stirling County: Sins cost Greens dear

Stirling County ran in five tries to claim a bonus point victory over Hawick.

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