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Riverside Rock signs Kings of the Sevens sponsorship deal

Riverside Rock music festival has signed a initial two-year sponsorship deal with the Kings of the Sevens competition.

The BEST Borders swimmers.

Borders swimmers are East’s BEST

The Borders Elite Swim Team (BEST) has emerged from the 2016-17 East District Age Group Championships with more than double the medal tally of the previous year.

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Kenny shows off his life membership certificate with his wife Irene.

Howzat! Kenny’s a life member at Gala CC

Kenny Allan has been declared Gala Cricket Club’s latest life member.

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Gala Harriers coaches, from left, Graeme Murdoch, Neil Renton, Gerry Moss, Eileen Nicol, Tony Lunn, Billy McCulloch, Gavin Brown and Kristina Noreikaite.

Green machine earns plaudits for athletic accomplishments

Gala Harriers athletic club celebrated a year of continued success and growth at its recent award ceremony and presentation night.

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Libby Clegg with her guide runner. Chris Clarke  (picture by Bobby Gavin)

Shining examples of ambition, success, drive and commitment

Sporting achievers in the Scottish Borders wll be recognised at the Live Borders Celebration of Sport evening at Springwood Hall in Kelso next month.

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The Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 2s picked up a good result at Kelso last weekend.

Hockey ladies in devastating derby form

Kelso Ladies 1s 0, Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 2s 5

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Pauline McAdam and Lindsey Knox of Roxburgh Reivers.

Roxy members enjoy country life

The orienteering season is well under way for 2017, with two rounds of the Scottish Urban League already completed – and enthusiasts from Roxburgh Reivers heavily involved.

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A recent glimpse of the Fjordhus Reivers Ladies hokcey 1sts

Reivers hockey round-up

Glasgow University 1s 5, Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 1s 1

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Prizes presented by Earlston Golf Club

Earlston captain’s team to the fore

On a sunny winter’s day, but with the going heavy, 24 Earlston Golf Club members travelled to Magdalene Fields at Berwick recently to play the Captain v Vice-Captain matchplay competition.

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Peebles hockey team, one of the squads in the running (picture by Brian Sutherland)

Top Borders teams in contention

Voting has opened for the 2017 Live Borders Celebration of Sport Awards, sponsored by GB Technologies.

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Galashiels Boxing Club's young fighters, from left,  Arix Ross, Lex Rogerson and Max Rogerson. Absent is Davids Lukjanovs.

Saluting the lords of the ring

Borders boxers proved themselves to be artists on the canvas at the recent Scottish Intermediate Championships.

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Jed-forest Rugby Club, Riverside Park.

Jed-Forest out to try for £300,000 revamp

A Borders rugby team’s club room could be in line for a £300,000 makeover if funding applications and plans submitted this week are given the go-ahead.

Rob Jameson with Caroline Pilcher of Tweedside Tackle in Kelso

Season’s first salmon from the Tweed

The first spring salmon of the season on the River Tweed has been landed.

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Charlie Jack

Selectors stick with Jack of clubs

A promising young hockey player has hopefully given a big boost to the Borders men’s game.

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Dianne Lauder of Gala Harriers, right (picture by Pete Bracegirdle)

Masters treble for Gala golden girls

Gala Harriers’ award-winning ladies’ masters team struck gold for the third successive year at the Scottish Masters Cross County Championships in Dundee last weekend.

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Laura McLean

Reivers hockey ladies stick to game plan

Fjordhus Reivers 2s 3, Livingston & West Lothian 0

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Cameron Bryce, pictured back left, with the men's and women's junior championship teams (photo by Brian Battensby).

Kelso’s Bryce keeps cool on ice

Cameron Bryce has become the first Borders curler to win the Scottish Junior Championship.

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Fjordhus Reivers 5s hockey team

Reivers hockey squad resumes with win

Ross High 1s 0, Fjordhus Reivers 5s 2

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Gregor Townsend, left, wtih GB Technologies managing director Mark Moncrieff (picture by Phil Wilkinson)

Borders sporting stars get ready for gala occasion

Borders sporting success was at a premium last year, with outstanding performances stretching from the 31st Olympiad in Rio right down to achievements of the highest order at local level.

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Kenneth Martin and Beverley Adam have been acclimatising in local rivers before they take on the icy challenge in Sweden next month.

Pair taking on icy swim to help mums

A father and daughter are to take on an icy challenge ito raise money to help new Borders mums and their families.

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