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Rugby Union: The weekend results

The Border Cup was decided on Saturday and it was also round five of the British & Irish Cup.

When Gala went South to meet Leeds earlier in the season, George Graham's team went down to a record-breaking defeat, but was it one way traffic in the return match at Netherdale?

Stuart Cameron reports.

Pride restored

Gala may have lost at home to Leeds but after their record defeat in the away fixture when they were beaten 86-8 this was a much improved showing. Bolstered by professional players from Edinburgh they lost by four tries to one against their visitors.

Gala only conceded the four try bonus in injury time when a mistake in midfield saw Craig Hampson pounce. Stuart Cameron reports.

Region's rugby hit by bad weather

Two local derbies were wiped out on Saturday because of heavy rain but two high profile games did go ahead in the Borders.

The one Stuart Cameron chose, Kelso against Boroughmuir, featured two red cards, eight tries, atrocious conditions and a partridge in a pear tree. Well, not the last bit....

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