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The circumstances couldn't have been more dramatic as Melrose were crowned champions of the Premiership. They needed to win and hope their old rivals Gala slipped up.
Melrose kept their side of the bargain, but their game finished first so there was a nail-biting wait as they listened to the closing moments of the match involving Gala.
Stuart Cameron reports.
It's the third title win in four years for Melrose. They were crowned champions of the RBS Premiership at the weekend after beating Currie 26-10.
Gala missed out on the title by just one point with a 34-33 defeat at home to Ayr.
Melrose v Currie and Gala v Ayr will settle the fate of the Scottish Premiership. Gala are two points ahead going into the final round of games but the title could well be decided on the bonus point situation on the final day.
It is thirty-one years since Gala last lifted the trophy, Melrose are aiming for their third title in four years.
Gala have a two point advantage going into the last weekend of the season. Stuart Cameron met both coaches ahead of the biggest games of their seasons.