Borders and East Lothian news

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.
George Graham to captain Gala
2012/13 RBS Premiership runners-up Gala have signed-up a number of new personnel for the forthcoming season.
Last Friday the club held its annual dinner in the Eastgate Clubrooms. Over 90 members and guests attended for the traditional roast dinner provided by Coltman’s restaurant.
Last Friday evening Glenrath Farm Eggs sponsored Peebles travelled down to Milntown to play a Booker Wholesale Border League match with Langholm – which was as feisty as is usual with these
Last Saturday Glenrath Farm Eggs sponsored Peebles played local rivals Selkirk in their final RBS Premier C fixture and as usual game saw the typical Borders derby mix of passion and skill
Last Friday night the Colts – supported by BARC – travelled down to Kelso to play the Harlequins in the Borders Plate semi-final under the Poynder Park floodlights.
Peebles  19pts Hillhead/Jordanhill 19pts
Chris’s son Alex suffers from this rare form of childrens cancer and now needs treatment only available outside the UK.