Borders and East Lothian news

The Gytes was lit up like mid July, with the sun blazing down on it as it hadn’t in weeks.
Gala 20- Peebles 27Tom Haywood reports from Netherdale
Peebles 2nds were too strong for Selkirk’s newly reformed third string when they ran out winners by 39 points to nil at The Gytes on Saturday in the Borders 2nd XV Development Cup.
Peebles 15 - 17 Aberdeen Grammar29 August 2009Tom Haywood reports from the Gytes
Peebles comeback to win.22 August 2009Tom Haywood reports from the Gytes
A group of 20 players from the Peebles Colts Squads continued in their build up to the start of this year’s season by heading into the Northumberland countryside and embarking on a weekend
A positive and meaningful meeting has taken place last week between representatives of Hawick and the other adult clubs in the town - YM, Harlequins and Linden.
Hawick will play a home Border League fixture v Scottish Hydro Electric Cup semi finalists, Haddington, on Tuesday 21 April  at 7.30pm. 
Preston Lodge rugby club are calling for entries to their 1st XV 7s tournament at Pennypit Park this weekend.
The draw has been made for the Mathon Melrose 7s 2009 which will see Fijian 7s maestro, Waisale Serevi, run out at the Greenyards in the world famous testimony to the abbreviated game (11 April, 12