Glasgow Boys Finish With Victory

Glasgow closed their district under-18 championship programme by scoring their first win in the tournament, beating the Borders 22-8 this afternoon at Poynder Park, Kelso. It followed a 15-15 draw with Caledonia in their opening match of the championship and a loss to Edinburgh by 10-26 last week.A James King penalty goal for the Borders opened the scoring in the Kelso match. However, tries from wing Robert Macleod and flanker Ross Marshall, both converted by centre Greg Sinclair, gave Glasgow a 14-3 half-time lead.Wing John Coutts replied with a try after half-time, pulling the Borders back into contention, but a try by replacement hooker Jon Welsh and a Sinclair penalty goal assured Glasgow of victory.Edinburgh won the championship for the third successive year despite losing to Caledonia by 13-20 at Canal Park, Inverness. The bonus point from the seven-point defeat allowed Edinburgh to match Caledonia in championship points and sneak the title on aggregate points difference.Glasgow closed their district under-18 championship programme by scoring their first win in the tournament, beating the Borders 22-8 this afternoon at Poynder Park, Kelso. It followed a 15-15 draw with Caledonia in their opening match of the championship and a loss to Edinburgh by 10-26 last week.A James King penalty goal for the Borders opened the scoring in the Kelso match. However, tries from wing Robert Macleod and flanker Ross Marshall, both converted by centre Greg Sinclair, gave Glasgow a 14-3 half-time lead.Wing John Coutts replied with a try after half-time, pulling the Borders back into contention, but a try by replacement hooker Jon Welsh and a Sinclair penalty goal assured Glasgow of victory.Edinburgh won the championship for the third successive year despite losing to Caledonia by 13-20 at Canal Park, Inverness. The bonus point from the seven-point defeat allowed Edinburgh to match Caledonia in championship points and sneak the title on aggregate points difference.