LANGHOLM COMMON RIDING GAMES: Friday, July 29 – At Castleholm (1.30pm).
MATT PURDIE TROPHY: Monday, August 1 – Border Seniors v Fife at Abbeyview BC.
BORDER BOWLING SENIORS LEAGUE: Tuesday, August 2 – Earlston/Melrose v Buccleuch; Newtown v Wilton; Abbotsford v Gala; Kelso v Jedburgh; Peebles v Hawick.
D. R. LIGHTBODY BORDER BOWLING LEAGUE: Wednesday, August 3 – Division One: Gala v Melrose; Kelso v Waverley; Abbotsford v Ancrum; Wilton v Earlston. Division Two: Newtown v Selkirk; St Ronans v Buccleuch; Jedburgh v Hawick; Lauder v Peebles. Division Three: Waverley B v Kelso B; Stow v Gala B; Ettrick Forest v Wilton B; Hawick B v Abbotsford B.
BORDER BAKERY CUP; GROUSE VETERAN CUP; FINDLAY LADIES CUP; GRAEME MOWITT JUNIOR CUP: Sunday, July 31 – At Braidwood Sporting Clays near Midlem (entries close 12.30pm).
BORDER 20/20 CUP: Thursday, July 28 – Melrose v Gala (6pm).
BORDER LEAGUE: Saturday, July 30 – Hawick v Melrose; St Boswells v Kelso; Gala v Selkirk (1.30pm).
BORDER RESERVE LEAGUE: Sunday, July 31 – Langholm v Berwick; Hawick v Kelso; Selkirk v Melrose; Gala v St Boswells (1.30pm).
PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES: Saturday, July 23 – Kirriemuir Thistle v Vale of Leithen (2pm); North Shields v Gala Fairydean (3pm).
PREMIER LEAGUE: Saturday, July 30 – Berwick Bandits v Newcastle Diamonds (7pm).
THE DURTY TRIATHLON: Saturday, July 30 – At St Mary’s Loch. Long Hard Durty (Scott X-Tri and Scottish Cross Championship) (2.30pm). Short Fast Durty (3.30pm). Expected first finishers approx 4.30-4.45pm. Prizegiving 7-8pm, Ceilidh from 8pm. Full preview on page 28.