Melrose cruise into BT Cup Semi Finals
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Melrose dismantled Cup Holders Heriot’s at The Greenyards with a superb first half performance to book their place into the semi finals of the BT Scottish Cup where they will play Stirling County at home on March 25th. Their 29-12 win saw them run in four tries including a brace for Austin Lockington and others from Lewis Carmichael and George Taylor.
Gala and Jedforest both found the going tough in their matches in the Quarter Finals away from home. Ayr were too strong for National 1 side Jedforest, running out 36-7 winners while Glasgow Hawks defeated Gala 53-29 in their tie. Stirling beat Boroughmuir 32-31 at Bridgehaugh.
In National 1 Selkirk were 0-22 down at Philiphaugh against league leaders Marr before staging a fightback, scoring two tries by Tythan Adams and captain Ross Nixon. Watch highlights here.
Kelso scored a bonus point in Division 2 at a much-improved Hillhead Jordanhill team 29-19, while St Boswells took the long unbeaten record of Glasgow Accies 14-10 in Division 3 to stay to of the table.
In the East Leagues there were wins for Duns, Hawick Harlequins and Langholm.