The sporting week ahead

BORDERS WINTER XC SERIES FOURTH ROUND: Sunday, December 4 – At Haylodge Park, Peebles. Juniors, 11.30; seniors, noon.

BRAIDWOOD SALVER: Sunday, December 4 – At Braidwood Sporting Clays near Midlem. Entries close noon.

SOUTH CHALLENGE CUP THIRD ROUND: Saturday, December 3 – Vale of Leithen v Selkirk (1pm).

EOS FIRST DIVISION: Friday, December 2 – Hawick Royal Albert v Gala Fairydean (7.30pm). Saturday, December 3 – Kelso United v Ormiston; Peebles Rovers v Coldstream (2pm).

SCOTTISH AMATEUR CUP FOURTH ROUND: Saturday, December 3 – Eastvale v Hawick Waverley; Winlinton Wolves v Linton Hotspur (2pm).

SOUTH AMATEUR CUP SECOND ROUND: Saturday, December 3 – Selkirk Victoria v Langholm Legion; Law Hearts v Peebles Amateurs (1.30pm).

BAL DIVISION A: Saturday, December 3 Duns Amateurs v Newtown; Hawick Legion v Gala Rovers; Leithen Rovers v Tweeddale Rovers (2pm)

BAL DIVISION B: Saturday, December 3 Eyemouth v Stow; Hawick United v Coldstream Amateurs; Jed Legion v Hearts of Liddesdale; Tweedmouth Amateurs v Ancrum (2pm).

BAL DIVISION C: Saturday, December 3 Earlston Rhymers v Hawick Legion Rovers; St Boswells v CFC Bowholm; Tweedmouth Amateur Colts v Gala Hotspur; Winton v Lauder (2pm).

EOS YOUTH LEAGUE: Sunday, December 4 Leith Athletic v Gala Fairydean (2pm).

SBJFA UNDER-17S LEAGUE: Sunday, December 4 – Gala Fairydean v Lauder; Hawick v Duns; Peebles v Selkirk.

EAST LADIES PREMIER DIVISION: Saturday, December 3 George Heriots II v Kelso at Earlston High School (2pm pass back).

EAST LADIES FIRST DIVISION: Saturday, December 3 Eskvale v Borders Fjordhus II at Tweedbank (12.30pm pass back).

JOHN SMITHS SCOTTISH BORDERS NATIONAL MEETING: Sunday, December 4 – At Kelso Race Course. First race 12.30pm (see full preview on page 23).

RBS Scottish Cup: Saturday, December 3 Selkirk v Kelso; Jed-Forest v Melrose; Peebles v Hawick (3pm).

RBS NATIONAL DIVISION ONE: Saturday, December 3 Hawick YM v Edinburgh University; Garnock v Langholm (2pm).

RBS EAST DIVISION ONE: Saturday, December 3 – Hawick Linden v Portobello; Duns v Forrester; Preston Lodge v Berwick (2pm).

RBS EAST DIVISION TWO: Saturday, December 3 – Earlston v Broughton; Dalkeith v Gala YM; Moray House v Hawick Harlequins (2pm).

RBS EAST DIVISION THREE: Saturday, December 3 – Walkerburn v Edinburgh Northern; RDVC v St Boswells (2pm).

RBS NATIONAL RESERVE LEAGUE ONE: Saturday, December 3 Glasgow Hawks 2XV v Melrose 2XV (2pm).

RBS NATIONAL RESERVE LEAGUE TWO: Saturday, December 3 West of Scotland v Selkirk 2XV (2pm).

SEMI-JUNIOR LEAGUE: Saturday, December 3 Peebles Colts v Hawick Wanderers; Gala Wanderers v Melrose Wasps; Kelso Harlequins v Tynedale Colts; Selkirk YC v Jed Thistle; Berwick Colts v Langholm Colts; Hawick PSA v Duns Colts (2pm).

UNDER-16 LEAGUE: Sunday, December 4 Selkirk v Peebles; Hawick Albion v Kelso; Jed-Forest v Gala Red Triangle; Duns v Melrose.

FRIENDLY: Saturday, December 3 – Gala v Watsonians (3pm).

Check with all clubs for kick-off times.

BROWN BROTHERS BORDER LEAGUE WEEK 13: Thursday, December 1 Hawick Conservative Club A v Kelso; Hawick Burns Club A v Jedburgh; Selkirk A v Hawick Conservative Club B; Border Club v Hawick Burns Club B; St Boswells v Selkirk B; Innerleithen v Peebles.

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