Hawick Youth keep up 100% record in Borders Semi-Junior Rugby League with 38-3 win against Alnwick Colts

So unstoppable are Hawick Youth that even the wintry weather and Covid-19 issues that put paid to the four other Borders Semi-Junior Rugby League fixtures scheduled for Saturday couldn’t prevent them from keeping up their 100% record.

Monday, 10th January 2022, 4:22 pm
Updated Monday, 10th January 2022, 4:39 pm
Hawick Youth's Finlay Douglas taking on Alnwick Colts' Charlie Sutherland on Saturday (Photo: Bill McBurnie)

The young Teries’ 38-3 home victory over Alnwick Colts was the only game in the league to go ahead, though Selkirk Youth Club were awarded a 22-0 win against Jed Thistle.

That win against their seventh-placed Northumbrian visitors leaves Hawick six points clear at the top of the table with a maximum haul of 32 points from 16 games.

Gala Wanderers are second with 26 points and Melrose Wasps third with 23 and a game in hand.

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Hawick Youth's Hughie Joe Donaldson, supported by Charlie Comley, on the charge against Alnwick Colts at Wilton Lodge Park (Photo: Bill McBurnie)

Hawick’s tries were scored by Scott Young, Will Young and Ruaidhri Forbes and captain Marcus Brogan twice apiece, with Justin Tait and Owain Gray adding conversions.

Eli Hamilton on the ball for Hawick Youth against Alnwick Colts (Photo: Bill McBurnie)