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Dingers show their strength to grind out important victory

DUNS 15 
FORRESTER 13

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Dingers are made to work for points by plucky Dunbar side

Dingers are made to work for points by plucky Dunbar side

DUNBAR 12 
DUNS 24

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Rugby legend Doddie Weir.

Yetholm farm sale raises almost £5,000 for Borders rugby legend Doddie Weir

Almost £5,000 has been raised for Borders rugby legend Doddie Weir’s motor neurone disease support appeal by a farm sale held at the weekend.

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Far away game. It will take three flights to reach Bloemfontein, and two back as well as a four-hour bus trip
Montage: Colin Heggie

Glasgow Warriors face 12,000-mile round trip for one match

When Dave Rennie signed on for his stint with the Warriors you suspect that one reason the Kiwi coach moved north was the ever-increasing travel demands that the expanded Super Rugby imposed upon all participants. Had his Chiefs team beaten the Crusaders in this season’s semi-final and flown to Johannesburg for the final they would, someone did the maths, have racked up an eye-popping, record 42,921 kilometres (26,830 miles) in one Super Rugby season.

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No cross-Border derby delight for Dingers against Berwick

No cross-Border derby delight for Dingers against Berwick

BERWICK 19 
DUNS 18

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Duns cant stop Linlithgow touching down but it ended up a fine day for the home side.

Duns start season with good win against plucky visitors

DUNS 27 
LINLITHGOW 20

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Players were piped on to the pitch for the match against Kelso  A

GREAT DAY FOR A SPECIAL CLUB

Duns 36 
Kelso ‘A’ 12

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A rugby club with proud history looking forward to exciting future

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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