Sport

27 Jan 2015 07:30

Borders netball reaches national finals

A TOTAL of 10 U15 District squads from across the south of Scotland met at Grangemouth last weekend for the final south matches of the season.

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26 Jan 2015 05:30

Carnethy crew conquer the Burns

CARNETHY duo Andrew Fallas and Helen Bonsor beat the snow to break the tape in Sunday’s Feel the Burns hill race near Selkirk.

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25 Jan 2015 10:30

Golden day for Team Borders

THE region’s young distance runners returned from the final leg of the East Cross Country League with a handful of medals.

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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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24 Jan 2015 07:00

Border Amateur round-up

DEBUTANT Aaron Swailes booked Hawick Waverley’s place in the Beveridge Cup quarter finals with a fine win over West Barns Star.

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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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23 Jan 2015 12:30 • David Knox

Muddy marvellous from Leithen Rovers

IF there’s a will there’s a way. And on Saturday, as matches were being postponed all over the Borders, a dozen hardy souls in Innerleithen got to work with their brooms.

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20 Jan 2015 12:30

Houten brothers are banned from the track - by their coach

CARDRONA brothers Ryan and Jake Houten have been banned from running despite catching the eye at the recent New Year Sprint meeting in Musselburgh.

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20 Jan 2015 06:30 • David Knox

Bigger and better Tour o' The Borders

ORGANISERS of the popular Tour O’ The Borders cycling race expect close to 3000 riders will enjoy this year’s new-look course.

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19 Jan 2015 17:30

Brash earns bronze in Basel

LOCAL showjumper Scott Brash finished third in the Basel Grand Prix which took place on Sunday in Switzerland.

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19 Jan 2015 14:30

Chris can't wait for crack at Euro Indoor Championships

EUROPEAN bronze medalist Chris O’Hare admits he can’t wait to get back on the track after ploughing through the mud of Holyrood Park on Saturday.

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19 Jan 2015 08:00

Peebles swimmers enter the elite

FIVE members of Peebles Amateur Swimming Club, who are all part of Borders Elite Swim Team, took part in the final round of the East District Age Group Championships on January 10,11 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh.

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18 Jan 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Vale set to celebrate 125th anniversary with survival plan

WORK is about to commence on keeping Vale of Leithen in the Lowland League.

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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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17 Jan 2015 07:30

Border Amateur round-up - Wilton wonderland

GALA Hotspur were blown out of the Waddell Cup but coach Fred Blackie believes the first round tie should not have gone ahead.

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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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13 Jan 2015 07:30

Hydro Sports Awards launched

BORDERS Sport and Leisure has launched the 2015 Celebration of Sport Awards which will take place at Peebles Hyrdo Hotel on Friday, February 27.

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12 Jan 2015 07:30

Safety first for rally organisers

A SAFETY group set up during the aftermath of last year’s tragic Jim Clark Rally has delivered its final recommendations on the safety of future events.

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