IN PICTURES: Crowds enjoy Melrose’s rugby sevens tournament

Thousands of spectators headed to the Greenyards in Melrose for the annual rugby sevens tournament on Saturday.

Monday, 15th April 2019, 12:12 pm
Updated Monday, 15th April 2019, 12:34 pm
Ball boys take a break from their duties.

Spectators, many donning their fancy dress for the day, enjoyed a thrilling day of rugby, which was eventually won by the London Scottish team, and it was all captured on camera by our photographer Bill McBurnie.

Superheroes Becky, Lesley, Lee, Harry, Paddy Hugh, Jasper and Gibbo enjoying the atmosphere at Melrose.
Melrose and Jedburgh Royal British Legion pipe bands performing before on the pitch ahead of the first tie.
Friends Jennifer Grandison, Porsche McMillan, Emma Russell and Sian Thomson at the Greenyards.
Jedforest RFC supporters travelled up from Jedburgh to enjoy the tournament.
Lydia Pyrah, Sam Duffield, Louise Cerrato and Rob Luke win the fancy dress competition at Melrose.
Naomi Onde, Jordan Barnhard, Kelsey Maya and Hannah Beddie enjoying the live music in the marquee
Cowgirls and Indians Joan Nicolson, Kirsteen Carstairs, Mairi Wright, Wendy ONeill, Michelle O'Leary and Mary McIntyre.
Colette Stewart and Naraina Bonan-Campbell enjoying their first visit to Melrose sevens tournament.
Toby Gaskell, Louise Cerrato and Rob Luke enjoying a refreshment break at Melrose sevens.
Tom Coinsell and Nick Cooper enjoying a refreshment at Melrose rugby sevens.
Alex Watson, Callum Paxton, Lynsey Flockhart, Alison Flockhart and Gary Patterson.
Yvonne Hogg, Harry Lewis, Leah Ainslie, Archie Middleton, and Isla Goodfellow at the Greenyards.
Jim McKechnie and Carol Paxton from Jedburgh at the Melrose 7's
Melrose Pipe Band, led by drum major Gerry Graham, plays at the start of their rugby sevens.
Jedburgh British Legion Pipe Band play alongside Melrose on the Greenyards pitch.