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A rugby club with proud history looking forward to exciting future

It’s refreshing to realise sport is so much more than just a result – after a referee blows the final whistle, an umpire concludes a match or a finish line has been crossed.

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More than a club

More than a club

It’s refreshing to realise sport is so much more than just a result – after a referee blows the final whistle, an umpire concludes a match or a finish line has been crossed.

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Members of the Duns senior rugby squad present their donation of �1,200 to Leanne Johnston, nurse auxiliary at the Margaret Kerr Unit and Palliative Care, NHS Borders. Sponsored by Fleming Homes, senior squad members devised an incentive scheme to raise money for their chosen charity as a thank you to coach Steven Frenchy Clark.

Duns players show their class with donation to special unit

Duns Rugby Club senior squad raised £1,200 over the course of the 2016-17 season through their player commitment incentive scheme.

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Josh Henderson scores a try for Scotland in their 42-20 loss to New Zealand on day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship 2017 in Kutaisi, Georgia.

BATTLING SCOTS CAN’T HAKA PACE

Scotland’s young starlets opened their World Rugby U20 Championship account with a 42-20 defeat to tournament favourites New Zealand.

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Stuart Hogg poses for some snaps with the rest of the Lions squad on the steps of the plane

Scots can be pride of Lions

Scotland may be under represented in the British and Irish Lions squad this summer, but former Hawick standout Stuart Hogg is aiming to make as much noise as possible during the tour of New Zealand.

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Duns P3 Grizzlies.Adam Nowak

Remarkable season for Duns RFC’s Grizzlies

Friday evening brought an end what has been a remarkable season for the Duns RFC’s P3 Grizzlies.

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McNeil leads South in sevens tournaments

McNeil leads South in sevens tournaments

The South of Scotland Sevens squad to take part in the Braidholm 7s on Saturday has been announced with co-captains Andrew Skeen and Bruce McNeil leading the team.

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Patrick received a special achievement award from Clubsport Berwickshire last year after being called up for the Scotland U18 squad.

Anderson delighted to get Scotland U20 call

Patrick Anderson, from Duns, has been been named in the Scotland U20 squad for the forthcoming World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia (May 31-June 18).

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Eion Angus makes a break for the line as the Duns P3 Grizzlies overcome the challenge of Selkirk at Kelso Cougars' mini rugby tournament on Sunday.

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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