Borders hockey pair head for UK School Games

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Fjordhus Reivers talents Leia Mackinnon and Morven Cawthorn head to the UK School Games next Thursday as part of the Scotland under-16 girls’ squad.

Mackinnon, who is from Earlston and received a grant from the Rowan Boland Memorial Trust earlier this year, and Cawthorn of Ashkirk have been selected to tackle the best players from around Britain in the tournament held at Sheffield.

A total of 1,600 promising athletes will compete in the four-day event across 12 sports.