Local lad Greg Laidlaw has been named Captain of the Scotland team for the Six Nations.
The team was announced today, with Geoff Cross, Ross Ford, Alex Dunbar, and Stuart Hogg also representing the Borders on the Scotland side.
Today, the Scotland and England Rugby teams for the Six Nations will be announced.
Both teams will draw from talent bred in the Borders region.
Cumbrian Stuart Lancaster is signed on as England coach, and players Greg Laidlaw, Ross Ford, Stuart Hogg, and Geoff Cross are among those expected to be selected in the Scotland squad.