Ewen Robbie has been appointed the new Director of Rugby at Selkirk RFC, and will also hold the position of Development Officer vacated by Kieran Cooney recently. Ewen has been involved with Selkirk RFC for a number of years as a player and coach. Rory Banks will be moving into a newly created part-time post responsible for developing the game in local schools.
Selkirk beat Peebles at The Gytes yesterday in the Booker Border League scoring five tries in a 27-6 win, which included a brace for recent signing from South Africa, Tythan Adams. The day before that Hawick beat Jedforest 31-29 in an exciting Skelly Cup encounter at Riverside Park, which was postponed from its traditional Boxing Day slot due to wet weather conditions.