Gala have to work hard at Musselburgh

Musselburgh 31 Gala 48

PREMIER CUP POOL B

GALA were pushed every inch of the way in this tricky cup tie at Stoneyhill. Tries from Luke Pettie, Lee Millar and Alan Emond, all converted by Millar, in the opening quarter gave the travelling Gala support something to cheer about but the hosts dug deep and began to claw back the scores.

Law scored the bonus point try for Gala with Fraser Hunter adding a fifth to make the score at half time 31-12 to Gala.

Millar chalked up his hat-trick in the second half, adding two more tries and converting one, while Pettie grabbed a second.

Gala: L. Pettie; E. McQuillin, C. Hogg, G. Graham, D. Marshall; G. Haurua, S. Cairns; T. Weir, I. Ross, L. Millar, F. Hunter, A. Emond, B .Dick, S. Law, C. Dods. Subs: P. Stewart, L. Roden, M. Welsh, R. Livingston, M. Walton.