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Melrose crowned Premiership champions

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.

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Wath Brow Hornets to face West Hull in Widnes

In Rugby League Wath Brow Hornets are preparing to defend their National Conference Title in the Grand Final.

They face West Hull in Widnes today, November 17. They have already beaten their opponents twice in the league this season, but coach Ian Rooney insists they will not be taking anything for granted.

Kick-off is at 2:30pm.

Bill McLaren bust unveiled at Murrayfield

Bill's daughter Linda unveiled the bust Credit: ITV News Border

A new statue commemorating the life of Borders rugby legend, Bill McLaren, has been unveiled at Murrayfield Stadium.

The "Voice of Rugby" bust was unveiled at the home of Scottish rugby with Bill's daughter Linda Lawson and and former Scotland scrum-half, Alan Lawson among the guests.

The Bill McLaren statue Credit: ITV News Border

The rugby master from Hawick died in January 2010 aged 80.

A statue was also erected in his home town earlier this year. Click here for more.

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