The sporting week ahead

MOREBATTLE BORDER GAMES: Saturday, August 13 – At Morebattle Tofts (1.30pm).

PHILIPHAUGH HILL RUN: Sunday, August 14 – Race starts at Corbie Lynn (11am). Entries still available. See page 25 for details.

BORDER BOWLING SENIORS LEAGUE: Tuesday, August 16 – Earlston/Melrose v Gala; Wilton v Jedburgh; Buccleuch v Hawick; Newtown v Peebles; Abbotsford v Kelso.

D. R. LIGHTBODY KNOCK OUT CUP: Wednesday, August 17 – Waverley v Melrose; Lauder v Ettrick Forest; Selkirk v Ancrum; Hawick v Kelso; Wilton v Earlston; Peebles v Buccleuch; Newtown v St Ronans.

KNOCK OUT PLATE: Wednesday, August 17 – Gala B v Hawick B; Kelso B v Wilton B.

HERMISTON CUP: Sunday, August 14 – At Braidwood Sporting Clays near Midlem. Entries close 12.30pm.

LEAGUE CUP: Saturday, August 13 – Melrose v Gala; Langholm v Hawick; Kelso v Selkirk (1.30pm).

BORDER RESERVE LEAGUE: Sunday, August 14 – Kelso v Melrose; Selkirk v Langholm; Gala v Berwick; Manderston v St Boswells (1.30pm).

HENDERSYDE HORSE TRIALS: Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 – At Hendersyde Park near Kelso. Go to for more details.

EOS QUALIFYING LEAGUE: Saturday, August 13 – Hawick Royal Albert v Selkirk; Kelso v Craigroyston; Vale of Leithen v Leith Athletic; Whitehill Welfare v Gala Fairydean; Lothian Thistle v Peebles Rovers (2.30pm). Tuesday, August 16 – Gretna v Hawick Royal Albert; Selkirk v Stirling University; Civil Service Strollers v Peebles Rovers (7pm). Wednesday, August 17 – Vale of Leithen v Kelso United; Gala Fairydean v Eyemouth United (7pm).

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES: Thursday, August 11 – Hawick v Peebles (7pm). Saturday, August 13 – Gala v Dumfries; Melrose v Tynedale; Musselburgh v Kelso; Percy Park v Jedforest; Selkirk v Edin Accies. Check with clubs for kick-off times.

PREMIER LEAGUE SECOND PHASE: Saturday, August 13 – Berwick Bandits v Ipswich Witches at Shielfield Park (7pm).