Melrose top the BT Premiership with win at Hawick – Four Try Scholes sparks Gala Win – Jed still unbeaten
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
Melrose’s win at Hawick wasn’t pretty but it was effective and 14-3 gave them the four points which puts them back at the top of the BT Premiership table, helped by Glasgow Hawks’ narrow 31-32 loss at home to Currie. Gala got a big result at Boroughmuir, winning 31-27 with Rory Scholes bagging four tries. Watch Hawick v Melrose highlights here. ITV Match report here.
In the First Division, Jedforest made it 8 out of 8 with a 40-21 victory at home to Aberdeen, a good warm up for their big test next week away at Marr, who haven’t lost at home for over a year. Something is bound to give! Selkirk went down at Marr 32-19 but stay mid-table.
Division 2 saw two local wins for Kelso (66-3 v bottom club Hillhead Jordanhill) while Peebles enjoyed a comfortable 49-14 victory at The Gytes against Whitecraigs.
St Boswells were rolled over by a good Glasgow Accies side 40-18 while in the East Leagues there were local wins for Duns in Division 1 and Hawick Linden over Langholm.