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31 Jan 2015 14:30

Let Pees entertain you

A FOUR-TRY bonus point win against good opposition was acceptable on this dry afternoon for running rugby in the middle of January.

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31 Jan 2015 11:30

Capital punishment for Biggar

IN this stop/start time of year when games are regularly interspersed with postponements, Biggar’s latest match proved a disappointing affair with Edinburgh side Watsonians running out clear winners and in doing so recording their third straight win over Biggar this season, writes Al Stewart.

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30 Jan 2015 17:30 • Michael Robson

Peebles look to delight in Dundee

PEEBLES’ rugby players are looking to end the month in style and completely obliterate any thoughts of a relegation struggle.

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24 Jan 2015 10:30 • David Knox

Lowland League round-up - Gretan close gap

GRETNA gaffer Stuart Rome hailed his players after they chalked up their tenth straight victory to close the gap on leaders Edinburgh City to two points.

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24 Jan 2015 07:30

Friendly fire from Walkerburn against Medics

SATURDAY saw new visitors to Caberston Haugh with the students of Edinburgh University Medics travelling through the snows to be surprised to find a green pitch.

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23 Jan 2015 16:30 • Michael Robson

Peebles players won't get caught cold against Marr

FREEZING conditions in Peebles this week have left the rugby side facing the possibility of a second successive weekend without a game.

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17 Jan 2015 11:30

Welcome win for Biggar at Hillhead

AS only three National League games escaped the wintery weather Biggar took a slight jump up the table and are now in 9th spot alongside Kelso who are in 8th due to their better points differential, writes AL STEWART.

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16 Jan 2015 16:30

Pees still aim for top four despite defeat

AN extremely cold, blustery and snowy Gytes greeted GHA after the favourites travelled down the M8, writes CALLUM SCOTT.

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16 Jan 2015 12:30

Hillhead date as Peebles look to make amends

LUCK once again deserted Peebles in a clash with one of the top sides last weekend but they have a golden opportunity to quickly make amends.

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9 Jan 2015 12:00

Spring in step for Pees ahead of GHA

IT took Peebles rugby players just three days into the new year to set the spirits soaring again at the Gytes.

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14 Dec 2014 07:00

Peebles get one over Biggar

THEY may not be in their first flush of youth but the Peebles over 35s showed plenty of vigour to defeat their Biggar counterparts.

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6 Dec 2014 11:30

Biggar climb out of the relegation zone

BIGGAR took some stuttering and unsure steps to leapfrog their Border hosts on Saturday when they ground out a narrow two point win.

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5 Dec 2014 05:30

Pees left in a Stew

INVERLEITH was in good heart for the visit of Peebles. The last time the Peebles bus parked on Ferry Road, Stewart’s Melville were soundly beaten, and so there was a definite collective anxiety about the outcome of this match amongst the indigenous Stew/Mel community.

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17 Nov 2014 09:00

Agony for Biggar as they lose to late penalty

TO lose is always difficult, but to go down with the last kick of the game after holding the lead for 80 of the 84 minutes played is gut-wrenching.

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14 Nov 2014 09:00

Cotter keeps faith in winning fifteen

Head coach Vern Cotter has shown faith in his winning Scotland formula for this Saturday's visit of world champions New Zealand to BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).

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14 Nov 2014 08:00

Captain: No reason Peebles can’t reach Premiership

THEY finished the game 20 points behind league leaders Selkirk in BT National League One on Saturday but, with two promotion spots available, fifth placed Peebles haven’t given up hope of pushing for the Premiership this season.

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11 Nov 2014 14:30 • David Knox

The Borders Bravehearts for Super League

SCOTLAND head coach Steve McCormack believes the Borders could yet again become a hotbed for rugby league.

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10 Nov 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Rugby league greats from the Borders enjoy pitch parade

SCOTLAND’S historic match in the Borders with France on Friday allowed rugby league to parade some of the greats from the region.

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8 Nov 2014 12:30

Five defeats in a row for Walkerburn

IT had been testing times at the 'Burn in recent weeks with four successive defeats and it wasn’t going to get easier as the Caberston men welcomed league leaders Ross High back to the Haugh this time to compete in the BT East Regional Bowl.

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8 Nov 2014 09:30

Peebles pay the penalty against Watsonians

TWO Greg Raeburn penalties just before half time was all the Peebles team could muster last weekend in a hard fought game at the Gytes against Watsonians, writes ALLAN BEVERIDGE.

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