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League safety beckons for Boroughmuir after defeat of Stirling

Boroughmuir coach Peter Wright emerged from the dressing room after his players dismantled a bewildered, tactically poor Stirling, relishing the knowledge that victory had earned them a shot at survival in the Premiership with three games left to play.

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Boroughmuir's Johnny Matthews. Picture: Graham Stuart/SNS/SRU

Boroughmuir 47 - 5 Stirling: Muir demolish County

Boroughmuir more than halved the eight-point difference between the teams to keep their hopes of escaping the relegation zone alive with only three Premiership games left to play.

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Charlie Shiel was impressive for Currie. Picture: SNS/Graham Stuart

Stirling 12 - 35 Currie: Chieftains’ quality comes through

Currie went into this fixture as considerable favourites, given their good form which has seen them post recent wins over both Melrose and Ayr, the only two sides above them in the BT Premiership prior to this match.

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Scott Lyle's kicking and late try were crucial to Ayr's victory. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Stirling County 16 - 25 Ayr: Scott Lyle in dominant mood

These are curious times at Stirling, with an improved side apparently incapable of seeing out matches from winning positions.

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Melrose are one of the leading lights in club rugby and have the most to lose if the Super Six fails. Picture: SNS/SRU

Will Super Six be the saviour or slayer of club rugby?

The year ahead promises to be an interesting one for rugby. The best two teams in world rugby will meet for the first time since 2014 and either New Zealand or England will get a huge boost one year out from the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Watsonains' Ali Harris.   Picture: Ian Rutherford

Stirling Co 26-31 Watsonians: Myreside men in late surge

There was less than a fag paper separating these sides before the start, so a close encounter always looked to be on the cards – and so it turned out.

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Hawick 36 - 17 Stirling County: Hawick finally win

Hawick achieved their first BT Premiership win of the season after scoring five tries against Stirling County with a performance that exuded a new-found confidence.

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Heriots' Rory Carmichael in action. Picture: SNS

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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Kerr Gossman scored two touchdowns. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Stirling County 40 - 29 Marr: Stirling slightly superior

Stirling County continued their renaissance with a second successive win, this time over newly promoted Marr.

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Stirling's Niko Matawalu in action. Picture: Graham Stuart/SNS

Glasgow Hawks 13 - 22 Stirling County: Deserved away win

This always had the makings of an intriguing and unpredictable encounter, and so it turned out. Both these sides have been involved in high-scoring matches so far this season, so there was always the prospect of an entertaining game on the cards.

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Currie celebrate the try, that secured the win over visitors Stirling. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

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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