IN PICTURES: Match action from the Jed-Forest Sevens

The 2018-19 Ned Haig Kings of the Sevens concluded recently at Jed-Forest’s Riverside Park ground, with Watsonians carrying off the overall honours.

By Ralph Mellon
Friday, 24th May 2019, 5:37 pm
Watsonians are the winners.
Watsonians are the winners.

The capital side won five individual rounds over the course of the tournament, as Edinburgh clubs dominated this year. Among the Borders sides, Melrose won the opening contest at Peebles back in August, while Jed reached the final of their own tournament last weekend. Here’s a look at some of the best of the action.

The capital city champions for 2019.
Watsonian coach David Harris and Emily Anderson make a presentation to Andrew Skeen.
Border Park's Bill Tuvanaki in possession.
Border Park's Jamie Dixon with the ball.
Rory Marshall and Callum Young aim to make an impace for Jed-Forest.
Robbie Yourston for finalists and host club Jed-Forest.
Jed's Lewis Young gets to the ball ahead of Melrose.
Hawick's flanker Jae Linton at Riverside.
Referee Chelsea Gillespie, the first woman to officiate at the Jed Sevens.
Border Park's Scott Murdock with the ball.
Jamie Dixon of Border Park across the line against Boroughmuir.
Darren Gillespie has the ball for Border Park.
Dalton Redpath tries to find a way through for Hawick.
A happy Jedburgh player, Charlie McKill, with the silverware.
A charge by Watsonians' Lewis Berg is stopped by Kelso.
Darren Gillespie seeks an opening for Border Park.
Darren Gillespie for Border Park takes a hit from Boromuir
Jed-Forest skipper Gregor Young.
Scott Murdoch carying the ball.