The sporting week ahead

SELKIRK SILVER ARROW AND PHILIPHAUGH SILVER ARROW: Sunday, July 17 – Ettrick Forest Archers host this historic competition at Thirladean. Muster 10.30am, first arrow 11am. Spectators welcome.

ST RONANS BORDER GAMES: Saturday, July 16 – At Victoria Park, Innerleithen (2pm).

APTEK KELSO CRAWLERS 10K: Sunday, July 17 – In the grounds of Floors Castle (11am). Registration will be open from 9.30am at Kelso Rugby Club on race day where numbers can be collected. Entries will be accepted on the day provided that the 250 limit has not been reached.

TOP TEN SEMI-FINALS & FINAL: Saturday, July 16 – Semi-finals at the Hawick and Buccleuch greens (am) with the final at Wilton in the afternoon.

MATT PURDIE TROPHY: Monday, July 18 – Stirling County v Borders Seniors at Inverkeithing BC.

BORDER BOWLING SENIORS LEAGUE: Tuesday, July 19 – Earlston/Melrose v Abbotsford; Kelso v Newtown; Peebles v Buccleuch; Hawick v Wilton; Jedburgh v Gala.

D. R. LIGHTBODY BORDER BOWLING LEAGUE: Wednesday, July 20 – Division One, Earlston v Melrose; Ancrum v Wilton; Waverley v Abbotsford; Kelso v Gala. Division Two, Peebles v Selkirk; Hawick v Lauder; Buccleuch v Jedburgh; St Ronans v Newtown. Division Three, Abbotsford B v Kelso B; Wilton B v Hawick B; Gala B v Ettrick Forest; Stow v Waverly B.

BRUCE MEDAL & JUNIOR SHIELD: Sunday, July 17 – At Braidwood Sporting Clays, near Midlem. Entries close 12.30pm.

BORDER LEAGUE: Saturday, July 16 – Hawick v Selkirk; Langholm v Kelso; Gala v Melrose (1.30pm).

BORDER RESERVE LEAGUE: Sunday, July 17 – Manderston v Selkirk; Gala v Hawick; Langholm v Melrose; St Boswells v Berwick (1.30pm).

BORDER COLTS LEAGUE: Monday, July 18 – Borders Women v Biggar/Peebles; Kelso/Manderston v Hawick/Selkirk; St Boswells v Gala (6pm).

BORDER U13S LEAGUE: Wednesday, July 20 – Melrose v Kelso; Biggar/Peebles v St Boswells; Hawick v Manderston; Gala v Selkirk (6pm).

PRE SEASON FRIENDLIES: Saturday, July 16 – Hebburn Reyrolle v Selkirk (11am); Easthouses Lily v Vale of Leithen (2pm); Edinburgh University v Gala Fairydean (check with club for kick-off time); St Cuthbert Wanderers v Gala Fairydean XI (2pm). Sunday, July 17 – Hawick Royal Albert v Falkirk (2pm). Tuesday, July 19 – Vale of Leithen v Heart of Midlothian XI (7pm).

PREMIER LEAGUE: Saturday, July 16 – Berwick Bandits v Workington Comets (7pm).

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