Chalmers names team for crucial Dundee Clash

MELROSE coach Craig Chalmers is looking for his team to cut out costly mistakes and get their Premiership title campaign back on track when they travel to Mayfield to face Dundee this weekend, writes Fiona Scott.

On naming his team today Chalmers commented: “Last week saw us play another poor first half which was littered with mistakes and cost us the game once again.

“We must do the simple things well this week against Dundee if we are to get back on track at a tough venue to get a result. Two teams desperate for a positive result to get their seasons back on track.

Alex Jessop, Jamie Murray and Richard Mill all come into the backline while in the forwards Alun Walker starts at hooker, Peter Eccles starts at lock and David Crawford get’s a start at openside.

Melrose team to play Dundee at Mayfield (2pm): A.Jessop; U.Kalamafoni Jnr, J.Murray, R.Mill, J.Helps; A.Skeen, B.Colvine; N.Little, A.Walker, G.Holborn, R.Miller, P.Eccles, J.Dalziel, D.Crawford, A.Nagle. Subs: W.Mitchell, C.Arthur, R.Ovens, S.Mccormick, S.Chalmers.