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Return of Melrose Veterans tournament

The Melrose Veterans Tournament is set to return to the Aberdeen Asset Management Melrose Sevens this year.

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The silver-securing Gala Harriers U17 men's squad.

Rainy Gala day results in team medal

Gala Harriers proved every cloud has a silver lining as their under 17 men’s team took a second-place medal in damp conditions last Saturday at the Young Athletes Road Races.

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Wrestler Mike Musso (picture by David J. Wilson)

Gala evening of grappling and bodyslamming not to be missed!

Live American Style wrestling, from the World Wide Wrestling League, is coming to the Borders.

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Melrose captain  Bruce Colvine, right, and teammate Grant Runciman wear a new sevens kit at Edinburgh's Waverley Station (picture by Grant Easton)

Scrum along to rugby train-ing for Sevens

Visitors to the oldest and most famous rugby sevens in the heart of the Borders are being urged to kick the car into touch this year and travel by train.

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Selkirk, led by Ross Nixon, pictured, face Jed-Forest at Riverside after dumping Hawick from the Border League contest (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

Appetising Borders derby battle in prospect

Selkirk’s rugby players aim to carry the warm satisfaction of beating a Premiership side into tomorrow’s (Saturday) Borders derby in BT National League Division 1.

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Action from 2016's Tweedlove  festival (picture by Ian Linton)

Mountain biking classic at Peebles

This weekend (March 25-26) should see 500 mountain bikers arrive in Peebles to compete at the first of three mountain bike enduro events, held by local race organiser, Hillside Outside, and which have sold out all their places in advance.

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Stuart Hogg scores his first try against Ireland at Murrayfield in this season's RBS Six Nations (picture by  Neil Hanna)

Hogg wins second successive Six Nations championship player award

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has been named RBS Player of the Championship for the second consecutive year, following the 2017 Six Nations tournament.

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Lindsay Holmes from the SWI tempts Craig Jackson and Russell Jackson to try black pudding and pineapple sausages.

Black and yellow sausages could be missing link for Melrose players

Ladies of the SWI have cooked up a bizarre recipe for success to beef up their local rugby team ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Melrose 7s – a stripy banger in their team colours made from black pudding and pineapple.

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A glimpse from last year's Aberdeen Asset Management Melrose Sevens, as Edinburgh Accies take on Ayr (picture by David Gibson Fotosport)

Fast forward to sevens action

Borders rugby fans are being given the chance of five seconds of ‘fame’ as Melrose Sevens sponsor Aberdeen Asset Management appeals for video of the event.

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Seeyouatmidnight, one of Saturday's fancied racing entrants at Kelso.

Party in the paddock at Kelso

Racing is back at Kelso this Saturday – and it’s party time!

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Bruce Colvine, in action here against Hawick, hopes to captain Melrose to the cup final (picture by Douglas Hardie).

Melrose want to take Scottish Cup challenge to final stage

Melrose are taking a characteristically measured approach to Saturday’s BT Cup semi-final and reckon they’re in good shape to book a Murrayfield berth.

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Scotland duo Gary Anderson, left, and Robert Thornton with local walk-on girls, Marissa Sonkur of Hawick, left, and Lindsay Hogarth of Lauder (picture by Brian Sutherland

Impressive exhibits at Kelso dart gallery

Superb darts action was served up to a crowd of almost 400 on Saturday during a day of high-precision entertainment at Springwood Hall in Kelso.

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Josh Morris netted again for Albert

Albert go down but can take positives

East Kilbride 2 
Hawick Royal Albert 1

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Dom Buckley and Doug Redpath in  previous race action (picture by Kimberley Powell)

Rock on Dommy

Borders rally preparation outfit Dommy Buckley RSC had three cars out on the Border Counties event at the weekend, as the excitement of the Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally/Prestone MSA British Rally Championship and the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship unfolded over a couple of days in the Jedburgh forests.

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Cutting the tape on the Bandits' 50th season.

Rain can’t spoil the Bandits’ party

Berwick’s own Claus Vissing emerged as the winner of the club’s 50th season individual launch meeting.

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From left - Sheila MacNab, Anne Purves, Latte Ladies Anne Lillico and Susan Sutherland, and Rosie Capper.

Limpers duo in action in north east trail run

There was another great weekend’s running for the Lauderdale Limpers, with Ian Turnbull and Leahn Parry heading south to take part in the Thrunton Thriller Trail Run in Northumberland’s National Park.

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Fjordhus Reivers ladies second squad

Reivers hit city rivals for six in bid to retain Premier title

Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 2s 6, Boroughmuir Ladies 1s 0

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Jock Armstrong wins the Border counties rally BMCB event at Jedburgh (picture by Bill McBurnie)

Defending champ savours Borders rally win

Jock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe won their second consecutive Brick & Steel Border Counties rally at the weeekend and, with it, round two of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC)

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Celebrate good times, come on! (picture by Brian Sutherland)

Royalists grab three much-needed points

Hawick Royal Albert 4, Cumbernauld Colts 3

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Fjordhus Reivers Ladies hockey second team

Reivers ladies avenge defeat by capital university hockey side

Edinburgh University 4s 3

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