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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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8 Nov 2014 07:30

Lead doesn't last for Biggar

FOR all bar 15 minutes of this game Biggar had the edge on their Glasgow hosts but that fateful 15 minute spell just after half time was enough to undo much of the good work of the first half, writes AL STEWART.

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7 Nov 2014 20:30

Peebles Seconds go nine points clear

THE top of the reserve league clash between Peebles and Boroughmuir looked like being a bit of anti climax for the home team who had five regulars unavailable for this game and another taken late for the first team.

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7 Nov 2014 06:30

Scots salvage silverware with second-half surge

PERHAPS it was appropriate that Scotland got the fright of their lives on Halloween, writes DAVID KNOX at Netherdale.

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1 Nov 2014 06:00

Happy homecoming at Hartree Mill

IT was a happy return to home turf after a heavy defeat seven days ago against Stewart’s Melville.

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31 Oct 2014 20:00 • Michael Robson

Confidence growing ahead of Watsonians clash

THEY have two ex British Lions in their ranks but even that might not be enough to stop the Peebles juggernaut.

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31 Oct 2014 18:30

Pees make Jed-Forest see red

WHILE this was not the best game ever, it was a Border derby and you cant get more than five points for a win so Peebles made there way home happy with the result, writes Allan Beveridge.

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31 Oct 2014 12:30 • David Knox

Bravehearts poised for Euro glory in the Borders

SCOTLAND are poised to become rugby league’s European champions for the first time ever tonight in the Borders.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Biggar blown away by Stew-Mel

WHAT a difference a week makes! Against Watsonians, Biggar had exuded commitment and passion and, cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd, they had largely managed to stifle opponents Watsonians, writes AL STEWART at Inverleith.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Peebles pull back front-runners with Dundee win

IMPROVING Peebles produced one of their best performances in recent seasons to peg back early pace-setters Dundee.

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18 Oct 2014 08:30 • Michael Robson

Mid-table Pees face tough month

SITTING in sixth spot in a competitive rugby league would appear to be a satisfactory start to the campaign - but for ambitious Peebles there’s a feeling it could be better.

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