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Greens get timely boost in drop fight

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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

Dingers delight as they keep winning momentum going

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Ross Turner scores the first try for Duns

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


Lewis Craik converts for Duns

Things are looking up for Duns after winning basement battle


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.

Duns try to launch another attack against Hawick Quins at the weekend

Duns battle all the way but Quins prove too strong in good contest



Match as one-sided as score suggests

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Duns RFCs Mini Rugby section welcomed Scotland coach, Vern Cotter, to the new clubhouse to present the prizes at their end of season dinner before he jetted off to Japan with the Scotland squad.

Scotland’s coach presents Duns awards

Duns RFC’s Mini Rugby section welcomed Scotland coach, Vern Cotter, to the new clubhouse to present the prizes at their end of season dinner before he jetted off to Japan with the Scotland squad.

Duns lost to Jed-Forest at Earlston Sevens.

Dingers humbled by winners at Earlston

With two rounds of the competition remaining, Kings of the Seven pacesetters Jed-Forest have opened up a seven-point lead at the top.

Gala won the Border League without playing after their opponents withdrew from the final fixture. Picture: Stuart Cobley

Stuart Cameron: Border League should move to start of season

Gala have won the Booker Border League for the fourth time in five years but the presentation planned for after the match against Jed-Forest on Wednesday couldn’t take place after Jed-Forest pulled out of the fixture.

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Left to right, Max Learmonth from Berwick and formerly of Berwick RFC, Tom Wilson from Eyemouth and formerly Duns RFC and Russell Nimmo from Duns and formerly Duns RFC.

Berwickshire trio help Heriots to treble

Three Berwickshire rugby players have helped Heriots RFC to a unique treble of Scottish Rugby trophies this season.

The victorious Jed Forest team celebrate their success at Berwick.

Jed Forest crowned champs at Berwick

Jed Forest won the Berwick Sevens when they beat Edinburgh Accies in the final at Scremerston on Sunday.

Edinburgh celebrate with the trophy after winning the final of the Melrose Seven, at the Greenyards. Picture Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh beat Jed in final to win Melrose Sevens

Edinburgh Rugby added their name to the list of Melrose winners after defeating Jed-Forest 29-19 in a thrilling final at the Greenyards.

While most fans turn up to Melrose Sevens to have fun, police say a minority spoil it by drinking too much.

Don’t get too drunk at Melrose, ask police

Borders police are urging those who are planning to go to Melrose Sevens not to allow alcohol to ruin their weekend.

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