Seven of the eight Borders top-ranked teams post league wins
Sunday, September 4th, 2016
It was a good weekend for most Borders teams as all but one who play their trade in the BT Premiership or National Leagues won. Melrose top the table with the only 100% record after two weeks of Premiership Rugby. They travelled to Glasgow Hawks and won 37-17 while Gala took the scalp of Currie on the road b 28-23. Hawick were beating Watsonians 9-7 but went down 24-9.
In the BT National League 1 Jedforest had a field day at GHA, cruising to a 53-31 victory. Also successful were Selkirk at home to Musselburgh, registering a 47-10 win. In NL2 Kelso beat Preston Lodge 37-21 and Peebles won their derby against Biggar 24-20, while St Boswells got their campaign off to a flying start with a win at home to Haddington.
In East League 1 Berwick and Hawick Harlequins won but Duns lost. In the 2nd division Earlston won at home to Langholm and Hawick Linden drew with Trinity Accies.