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.