IN PICTURES: The Prince of the Sevens

With the Ned Haig Kings of the Sevens rugby over for another year, youth and reserve squads from the Borders, East Lothian and elsewhere gathered at Walkerburn recently for a companion event.

Friday, 31st May 2019, 2:20 pm
The winners from Melrose Storm.

Melrose Storm blew away most of the opposition in the Prince of the Sevens, defeating Peebles 52-5 in the final. Other teams taking part, in addition to the hosts, were semi-finalists Gala YM and Haddington, along with Selkirk ‘A’, Jed-Forest ‘A’, Earlston, Preston Lodge, Seaham, Duns, Hawick Linden, Trinity Accies and Ross High.

A lay-off by Gala YM agasint Melrose.
Gala YM versus Melrose Storm
Frank Harkness on the ball for Jed-Forest 'A' against Melrose Storm.
Action from the final between Melrose Storm and, in red, Peebles.
Peebles take on Earlston
A feed out from Melrose Storm agaisnt Jedburgh 'A'.
Another glimpse at Melrose Storm v Gala YM.
Lively tackling between eventual winners Melrose Storm and their earlier opponents during the contest, Gala YM, in maroon.
Second-round action involving Jed-Forest 'A', in blue, and Melrose Storm.
Melrose Storm hold the trophy aloft.