Borders and East Lothian news

Over 300 children from the Borders recently took part in the world’s longest-running annual children’s tournament, the Crichton Cup.
The Border League will take a different format for season 2014/15, going back to a full round-robin set-up as opposed to two pools in which the winner of each went through to pla
March’s RBS Club Volunteer of the Month is Robert Walls team manager and coach of Musselburgh 2XV.
The Border Rugby Referee Society (BRRS) are leading the way to get young people involved in rugby - not to play but by controlling the whistle.
Netherdale girl's rugby festival
A Border girl’s rugby festival was held last Friday (1 November) at Netherdale in Galashiels as part of a drive to identify talented players for this season various fixtures and
Fans travelling from the Scottish Borders to Murrayfield for the Japan (9 November) and Australia (23 November) viagogo Autumn Tests, may need to reconsider their travel arrangem
Peebles Colts
Following the success of the monthly skills night last season, Peebles have re-launched the initiative to help develop the prospective young talent coming through the club.
Duns enjoy new pitches
A rugby club in the Borders have completed phase one of a major facilities overhaul that will see their grounds and clubhouse move to an all-encompassing venue.
Walk with Scott
An East Lothian rugby club president has raised £23,035 for four charities by walking round all six clubs in his county.
Fraser Thomson
Melrose have become the fourth RBS Premiership side to name their personnel appointments for the forthcoming season.