8 things to take away from round 5 of the BT Premiership

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  • The 150 ladies who enjoyed the pre-match lunch at the Greenyards on Saturday saw Melrose’s seven try demolition of Currie Chieftains put eight points of daylight between themselves and the pack – ‘Ruthless and sublime‘ according to Alan Lorimer – And Robert Chrystie still wasn’t happy? Pull the other leg!








  • There was not much going for Boroughmuir  last week but they dug in against Marr and concentrated on their basics. They had their ‘rocky moments’ and it was unbelievably tight at the end -– but they got the result that they so desperately needed – which might just jump start their season.