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Heriot's made to work for victory in thrilling tussle
Stewart's-Melville will be hoping a return to the scene of one of their few victories before being relegated from Division One last season will inspire a strong finish to the opening half of the Division Two programme before the split.
CURRIE skipper Andy Adam has admitted that last night's 75-7 romp over Stewart's Melville was a chance for the Malleny Park men to vent their frustration after weeks of inactivity.
STEWART'S-MELVILLE will be looking to put on a special show for departing coach Graeme Moffat against Scottish Hydro Premiership leaders Currie at Inverleith tomorrow.
Watsonians 26 Stewart's Melville 13
STEWART'S MELVILLE are aiming to go out with a bang as relegation from the Scottish Hydro Premiership looms.
THE Heriot's resurgence continued with a clinical eight-try display that augurs well for their forthcoming ties against Watsonians in the Scottish Cup and Neath in the British & Irish Cup.
HERIOT'S produced a clinical display of finishing to record an impressive win that moves them into the top half of the table, and in the process applied what could be the fatal blow to Stewart's Melville's survival bid.
DON'T be fooled by that scoreline. The gap was at least as wide as that but then again it reflects the difference between the top and bottom of Scottish Hydro Premier One.
STEWART'S-MELVILLE flanker Lewis Calder insists personal ambitions in the game will wait as he focuses on helping the Inverleith club bounce back from Saturday's 44-33 loss against fellow strugglers West of Scotland to finish the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership campaign with a flourish in a bid to stave off relegation.
WEST put their recent wretched form behind them with a well-merited bonus-point success against basement-boys Stew-Mel.
STEWART'S MELVILLE stand off prospect Liam Steele has pledged to make up for lost time as the Scottish Hydro Premiership new boys continue their return to the top flight at Glasgow Hawks on Saturday.
Stewart's Melville 21 Edinburgh Accies 39
FEARLESS full back Hayden Lingard revealed today how he had crashed the pain barrier to help Stewart's Melville back into Division One of the Scottish Hydro Electric rugby premiership.
JUBILANT Stewart's-Melville rugby captain Richard Borthwick dedicated a 36-15 win at GHA to take his team back into Division One of the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership to late, lamented coach, Grant Mackenzie.
STEWART'S MELVILLE coach Graeme Moffat takes his side west tomorrow hoping that knowledge gleaned from a spying mission last Saturday will help his men to the win that will secure a top-flight return.
AN Edinburgh-based rugby player swapped Inverleith for Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland, at the weekend as he won his first cap for his country.
A SEASON that effectively started for Stewart's-Melville 293 days ago when training got underway will reach a grand climax on Saturday week when they travel to GHA knowing victory will be enough to take them back into the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership first division after a three-year absence.