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The magnificent seventh!

This Sunday saw Duns Mini RFC travel to Kelso for their final Borders tournament of the season before embarking on events in East Lothian over the forthcoming weeks.

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Lewis Craik

Duns finish league campaign with another hard-fought win

PENICUIK 17 
DUNS 30

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Duns Grizzlies with their coaches Neil Ainslie and James Royan.

Six in a row for Duns Grizzlies

Duns RFC P3 ‘Grizzlies’ won their sixth successive tournament of the season at the Selkirk Rhinos Mini Tournament on Sunday and they are now unbeaten in over 30 games - a record better than England or the All Blacks!

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Oliver with Scotland coach Vern Cotter

Chirnside youngster Oliver is Murrayfield mascot!

Berwick Bulldogs rugby starlet Oliver Inkpen, from Chirnside, has been given the honour of representing Berwick Rugby Club at Murrayfield this weekend.

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Charlie Woodhouse scored for Duns

Duns turn on the style after the break to ease to victory

DUNS 36 
LINLITHGOW 3

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Stuart Thomson  touches down for Duns against Dunbar at the weekend. Picture: Jennifer Charlton Photography

Duns’ fine run continues with an excellent win at the seaside

Dunbar 24 
Duns 48

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Dale Robertson scores

Duns keep up winning start to 2017 in bad-tempered match

DUNS 41 
FORRESTER 7

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Bert Grigg of Duns

It’s High fives all round as the Dingers do the business again

ROSS HIGH 12 
DUNS 22

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Berwicks Jamie Pick halts a Duns surge forward at Castle Park

It’s derby delight for Dingers as they shine brightly in fog

DUNS 19 
BERWICK 12

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Hawicks Shawn Muir is a hard man to bring down as he shows his strength during the weekend win over Glasgow Hawks.

Greens get timely boost in drop fight

Hawick 24 
Glasgow Hawks 17

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Earlston vs Duns RFC in the BT Borders Shield. Dale Robertson finding space.

Duns start year with victory and some silverware

DUNS 19 
EARLSTON 0

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Duns RFC Minis spent St Andrews Day at Murraryfield, courtesy of Aitken-Walker Cars and Oink Hog Roast. The 51 strong squad of were warmly welcomed by the staff at BT Murrayfield and tour hosts - Scotland legends Doddie Weir and Gary Armstrong OBE.

Duns Minis get a day to remember

Duns RFC Minis celebrated St Andrews Day at the home of Scottish rugby, BT Murrayfield, courtesy of Aitken-Walker Cars and Oink Hog Roast.

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Hawick Quins' Scott Peffers throws the ball long during his sides win over Duns at the weekend

Duns hit with sucker punch as Quins nick win at the death

Hawick Quins 27 
Duns 20

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Lewis with skipper Greig Laidlaw (inset) and lining up with the players

Lewis leads out Scots against Aussies

Well done to Berwickshire Schools player Lewis Learmonth who was a mascot at Saturday’s Scotland game against Australia.

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New strips for Duns Minis players

New strips for Duns Minis players

The Minis section of Duns Rugby Club proudly show off their new strips.

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Duns Hayden Martin tries to find a way through the Penicuik defence

Dingers delight as they keep winning momentum going

DUNS 16 
DUNBAR 7

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Ross Turner scores the first try for Duns

Duns do the business again as plucky Dunbar fight all the way

DUNS 25
DUNBAR 18

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Lewis Craik converts for Duns

Things are looking up for Duns after winning basement battle

DUNS 23

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Kelso playing Duns Grizzly Bears from Primary 3.

Fantastic day of rugby at Duns

Duns RFC hosted their annual mini rugby tournament on Sunday at Castle Park. The decision to move the event to early autumn paid off and glorious sunshine welcomed teams from Jed-Forest, Peebles, Kelso and Berwick who all put on a tremendous display of rugby along with the hosts.

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