Draw made for the Borders Shield

The seven Borders East League teams will take part in this season’s Borders Shield competition, currently held by Hawick Harlequins, who last season beat Berwick 29-0 in the final. The Quins (pictured below) also won the Fraser James Partnership Ltd Trophy for Best Borders East League team last year.

Hawick Harlequins have a home draw against Duns, while neighbours Hawick Linden host Berwick. In the other tie Gala YM will play at Netherdale against Earlston while Langholm have a bye into the Semi Finals. The ties will take place on Saturday 11th November.