Local talent on show in Galashiels this Sunday

Netherdale’s 3G pitch will host no less than six games on Sunday as Scottish youngsters do battle in a new competition designed to give the cream of the country’s age grade players the chance to represent their area.

Involving Under 16, Under 18 and Under 20 academy players, the tournament, which will take place over the next few weeks, will see Borders and East Lothian teams competing against Edinburgh, Caledonia and Glasgow & West sides.

Matches will be played over five intense days with a finals day taking place at BT Murrayfield, with the top two sides in each age group playing on the international pitch on August 21st. The Galashiels leg of the tournament will see Borders and east Lothian teams taking on Edinburgh.