MORE than 60 primary schoolchildren took part in a kwik cricket tournament at Galashiels this month.
Eight local teams from Balmoral, St Peters and Burgh schools travelled up to Meigle Park on a glorious morning to compete.
Boys and girls took part in the fun competition, having had coaches visit the schools in the run-up to the event.
Borders Sport and Leisure Trust helped co-ordinate the visits and the tournament, which saw Gala CC members score and umpire the competitive games.
Stevie Halls, chair of the Scottish Borders Junior Cricket Development Group, said: “We had perfect conditions for the festival, which was the culmination of a number of weeks of coaching within the schools in Galashiels.
“Hopefully, this is the first step towards these youngsters enjoying a long and enjoyable association with cricket.”
Junior training for primary school children takes place at Gala Cricket Club on Saturday mornings from 9.30am.