The sporting week ahead

GALA HARRIERS AGM: Friday, September 23 – At Galashiels Royal British Legion, Park Street (7pm). All members welcome.

CHRISTIANNE’S CRYSTAL: Sunday, September 25 – At Braidwood Sporting Clays, near Midlem. Entries close (12.30pm).

SCOTTISH CUP FIRST ROUND: Saturday, September 24 – Gala Fairydean v Hawick Royal Albert (at Yarrow Park, Selkirk); Vale of Leithen v Girvan; Nairn County v Selkirk (3pm).

EOS FIRST DIVISION: Saturday, September 24 – Peebles Rovers v Ormiston; Berwick Rangers v Kelso United (2.30pm).

EOS YOUTHS QUALIFYING LEAGUE: Sunday, September 25 – Leith Athletic v Gala Fairydean (2pm).

SCOTTISH AMATEUR CUP: Saturday, September 24 – Balgonie Scotia 1896 v Hawick Waverley; Earlston Rhymers v Leslie Hearts (2pm).

BAL DIVISION A: Saturday, September 24 – Hawick Legion v Chirnside; Langholm Legion v West Barns Star; Leithen Rovers v Pencaitland; Newtown v Duns Amateurs; Tweeddale Rovers v Gala Rovers (2.30pm).

BAL DIVISION B: Saturday, September 24 – Chirnside Colts v Stow; Coldstream Amateurs v Tweedmouth Amateurs; Hawick United v Ancrum; Hearts of Liddesdale v Eyemouth; Linton Hotspur v Greenlaw; Selkirk Victoria v Jed Legion (2.30pm).

BAL DIVISION C: Saturday, September 24 – Gala Athletic v Gala Hotspur; Kelso Thistle v CFC Bowholm; St Boswells v Lauder; Tweedmouth Amateur Colts v Peebles Amateurs; Winton v Hawick Legion Rovers (2.30pm).

SBJFA UNDER-13s: Sunday, September 25 – Gala Fairydean v Eyemouth; Hawick v Selkirk; Lauder v AM United. UNDER-14s: Sunday, September 25 - Gala Fairydean v AM United; Lauder v Selkirk; Peebles v Kelso. SBJFA UNDER-15s: Sunday, September 25 – AM United v Selkirk; Duns v Kelso; Hawick v Gala Fairydean. SBJFA-UNDER 17s: Sunday, September 25 – Kelso v Gala Fairydean; Hawick v Peebles; Selkirk v Lauder.

NATIONAL LADIES DIVISION TWO: Saturday, September 24 – Aberdeen AM v Borders Fjordhus.

2011 RUGBY WORLD CUP: Sunday, September 25– Scotland v Argentina (Kick-off 8.30pm local time; 8.30am UK time).

RBS PREMIER DIVISION ONE: Saturday, September 24 – Hawick v Stirling County; Heriot’s v Melrose; Boroughmuir v Gala (3pm).

RBS PREMIER DIVISION TWO: Saturday, September 24 – Jed-Forest v Peebles; Selkirk v Biggar; Kelso v Falkirk (3pm).

RBS NATIONAL DIVISION ONE: Saturday, September 24 – Langholm v Dunfermline; Linlithgow v Hawick YM (3pm).

RBS EAST DIVISION ONE: SAturday, September 24 – Berwick v Preston Lodge; Portobello v Hawick Linden; Forrester v Duns (3pm).

RBS BORDERS REGIONAL BOWL: Saturday, September 24 – Gala YM v Earlston (3pm).

RBS NATIONAL RESERVE LEAGUE ONE: Saturday, September 24 – Heriot’s v Melrose Stormers (3pm).

RBS NATIONAL RESERVE LEAGUE TWO: Saturday, September 24 – Aberdeen Grammar v Selkirk(3pm).

RBS EAST RESERVE LEAGUE ONE: Saturday, September 24 – Jed-Forest v Peebles; Forrester v Kelso; Melrose Knights v Gala (3pm).

RBS EAST RESERVE LEAGUE POD A: Saturday, September 24 – Selkirk v Haddington

SEMI-JUNIOR LEAGUE: Saturday, September 24 – Hawick Wanderers v Peebles Colts; Melrose Wasps v Gala Wanderers; Tynedale Colts v Kelso Harlequins; Jed Thistle v Selkirk YC; Langholm Colts v Berwick Colts; Duns Colts v Hawick PSA (3pm).

UNDER-16 LEAGUE: Sunday, September 25 – Kelso v Selkirk; Gala Red Triangle v Duns; Peebles v Hawick Albion; Melrose v Jed-Forest. Check with all clubs for kick-off times.

POLYFOAM FENCE CHALLENGE: Saturday, September 24 – Berwick Bandits v Edinburgh Monarchs at Shielfield Park (7pm).