13 Borders team players in Scottish Club Squad

Seven Melrose players, five from Hawick and one from Gala have been included in the Scottish Club XV squad which will play two games in February and March against England at Netherdale on February 26th, and Ireland in Cork on March 18th.  Nick Beavon, James Bhatti, Grant Runciman, Lewis Carmichael, Fraser Thomson, San Pecquer and Neil Irvine-Hess (Melrose) will be joined by Nicky Little, Craig Charters, Ross Graham, Lee Armstrong and John Coutts (Hawick) and George Graham (Gala) to ensure there will be a big Borders presence within the 31 man squad. It will be the first time a full Club International will be played between Scotland and England.