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  • Finlay Gillies must be a member of the masons if he thinks Hawks’ title aspirations are still secret.
  • ‘Job done’ for Melrose at Myreside – but their early season mojo is still missing.
  • A wake-up call last week but Ayr have recovered well – and look ready for next week’s big game.
  • Watsonians face a big battle to be ‘best of the rest’ come April.
  • Five tries for Heriot’s – maybe they have finally got the show back on the road.
  • Concentration rather than skill, style or tempo killed Boroughmuir against Hawks.
  • Mansfield Park was a tough step in the learning process for this young Currie side.
  • A hard one to take for Stirling at Millbrae, but nothing wrong with their attitude – and their injury situation will improve.
  • The longer it takes Gala to shore up primary possession, the harder their season is going to be.
  • Hawick are a different animal at home than they are on the road.


About David Barnes 4011 Articles
David has worked as a freelance rugby journalist since 2004 covering every level of the game in Scotland for publications including The Herald/Sunday Herald, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday/Evening News, The Daily Record, The Daily Mail/Mail on Sunday and The Sun.