BT Finals Day preview: all the runners and riders from all six finals

Everything you need to know about all the club action at Murrayfield this Saturday

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HERE is our full guide to all the players in all the teams competing in the six matches which will make up Cup Finals Day at Murrayfield today. The actions starts at 10am, when Wigtownshire and Ross Sutherland lock horns in the men’s Bowl Final, and there is a constant run of matches throughout the day until the club game’s showcase event at 4.30pm, when Stirling County face holders Melrose in the Men’s Cup Final.

The seventh match of the day is the 1872 Cup clash between Scotland’s two professional teams, with Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors tied on one win each in the series coming into this decider, which kicks-off at 7.45pm. Edinburgh will discover at some point today if they have qualified for the PRO14 play-offs for the first time ever.

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BT Men’s Cup Final on the  International Pitch @ 4.30pm

Stirling County versus Melrose

Stirling County: Jonny Hope©; Niko Matawalu, Ewan MacGarvie, Logan Bonar, Kerr Gossman; Ross Curle, Peter Jericevich; Rémy Chies,  Reyner Kennedy, Gary Holburn, Joe Beech, Hamilton Burr, Lewis Wynne,  Shaun Macdonald, Ruairidh Leishman. Subs: Matt Emmison, Adam Nicol, James Pow, Steff Yarrow, Graham Gilliland, Craig Robertson, Andrew McLean.

Melrose: Fraser Thomson; Austin Lockington, George Taylor, Craig Jackson, Ross McCann; Jason Baggott, Murdo McAndrew; Grant Shiells,  Russell Anderson, Nick Beavon, James Head, Angus Runciman, Ruairdh Knott, Grant Runciman©, Iain Moody. Subs: Richard Ferguson, Dan Elkington, Ruairi McLeod, Ali Grieve, Bruce Colvine, Gavin Wood, Patrick Anderson.

Match Officials: Referee: David Sutherland; Assistant Referees: Ian Kenny and Hollie Davidson

Sarah Beaney Cup Final on the International Pitch @ 2.10pm

Hillhead/Jordanhill versus Watsonians

Hillhead/Jordanhill: Abi Evans; Ema Barlow, Hannah Smith, Ally Cook, Lucy Mills; Sarah Smith,  Rachael Whyte; Heather Lockhart, Marta Chaparro, Lindsey Smith, Hannah Telling,  Sophie Anderson, Erinn Foley, Kirsty Reid, Louise McMillan©. Subs: Stella Kyalikunda, Fiona Dorman, Jenny Johnston, Aimee Johnstone, Anne Young, Nicole Pike, Amanda Moore.

Watsonians: Isla Craigie; Anna Forsyth, Bryony Nelson, Emma Evans, Anya Foxworthy-Bowers; Nicola Halfpenny, Emma Jones; Molly Wright, Lana Skeldon, Libby McCue, Sarah Jones, Celine Thery, Rachel Bragg, Panashe Muzambe, Emily Cotterill©. Subs: Ciara O’Halloran, Kaylene Jensen, Megan MacIver, Amanda Byrne, Alice King, Tayla Hammond,  Judith Elliott

Match Officials: Referee: Kelly Mitchell; Assistant Referees: Ruairidh Campbell and Mhairi Hay

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BT Men’s Shield Final on the International Pitch @ 12.05pm

Carrick versus Hawick Harlequins

Carrick: Connor Wyllie;  Sean Young, John Fulton, Greg Montgomery, Lewis Clark; Kyle Johnson, Aiden Strachan; Graeme Dick, Joseph Connon, Stephen Raby©, David Andrew, Andrew McColm, Michael Kirk, Calum Smith, Blair Jardine. Subs: Jonny Webster, Craig Davidson,  John Limond, David Brown,  Stuart Bryden, Blair Cooper, Ross McCulloch.

Hawick Harlequins: Graeme Lothian; Adam Hall, Ross Anderson, Jordan Hyslop, Sam Bandeen; Gav Douglas, Bruce Campbell; Ian Thomson, Alan Douglas, Craig Richardson, Steven Mabon©, Rory Smith, Gary Rodgerson, Ross Nichol, Rikki Kiore. Subs: Darren Fisher, Andrew Ford, Craig Kyle, Liam Nichol, Neil Anderson, Neil Douglas, Ross Lothian.

Match Officials: Referee: Jonny Perriam; Assistant Referees: Ruaridh Smith and Grant Denholm

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BT Men’s Bowl Final on the International Pitch @ 10am

Wigtownshire versus Ross Sutherland

Wigtownshire: Corrie Hose; Gibson Siwo, Robbie Forsyth, Andrew Farquhar,  Sean Henry; Camie Craig, Allan McMaster; Richard McCrindle, Calum Lammie, David Watson©, Munro McConnell, Mark Burgess, Willie McHarrie, Gregor Henry, John McIntosh. Subs:  Gregor Service, Scott Forsyth, Gary Dunlop, Conor Stephens, Adam Paxton, Ewan Jamieson, Neil Irving.

Ross Sutherland: Gareth Braddick;  Andrew Bridgeford, Ross Mellis, Alastair Kennedy©, Kenny Horsefield; John Mann, David Kennedy; Aonghas MacIver, Murray Kennedy, Kevin Drain, Jamie Johnston, Brian Davies, Andy Mackay, David Gill, Tom Bannerman. Subs: Stuart McPherson, Ross Eunson, John Gordon, Ruaridh Waugh, Chris Watt,  Stuart Mack,  Shaun McGowan.

Match Officials: Referee: Stuart Burns; Assistant Referees: Alex Obreja and Allan Parry

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BT Women’s Plate Final on back pitches @ 11am

Glasgow University versus Greenock Wanderers

Glasgow University: Melanie Grant; Isabel King, Shona Jessiman, Victoria Renwick, Rachel Hunter; Iona Whyte, Amy McGlashan©; Philippa Abernethy, Gilbert Walker, Caitlin Abernethy, Elinor Grant, Katie Gray, Amy O’ Keeffe, Erin Davie, Joanna McEwen. Subs: Sam Donnelly, Sophie Mathew, Tallulah Armstrong, Katie Hughes, Marie Angelina Wales, Eilidh Towers,Jenna Woods.

Greenock Wanderers: Catriona Cowan; Seonaid Knox, Nicole Boffey, Caitlyn Haldane, Lesley Routledge; Hannah Mutton, Beverley Addison; Emily Gray, Sophie Hicks, Lauren Gunn, Cat Guertsen, Clare Nicolson, Anne Thomson, Tina Hemphill,  Emma Grace©. Subs: Hannah Grace, Lisa Edwards, Carolanne Calderwood, Julie Ballie, Diane Hughes, MT Crumlish, Kathryn Aviss.

Match Officials: Referee: Robbie Willison; Assistant Referees: Gordon Galashan and Dr Rebecca Wheater

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BT Women’s Bowl Final on back pitches @ 11am

Garioch versus Oban Lorne

Garioch: Kay Chan; Liadh Broughton, Rebecca Bestwick, Nikki Simpson, Rheo Laurenson; Ailie Dewar, Elizabeth Baroch; Josie Shaw, Stephanie Campbell, Kimberley Eades, Alisha Ross, Chloe Matthews, Jess Silcocks©,Natalie Grimbleyy, Tina McIntosh. Subs: Anna Newsome, Kimberley Jamieson, Bethany Bass, Elaine Nichol, Mandy Kerr, Holly Nicholson, Kerri Yule

Oban Lorne: Kelly Lamont; Ellen Barlow, Erika Skofca, Kirsty Sinclair, Sophia Rosinski; Lucy Stewart, Audrey Barr; Georgia Mitchell,  Laura MacCormick©, Ellie MacNiven, Selina Kelpie, Rebecca Sims, Ailsa MacLachlan, Eilidh Shearer, Camilla Leslie. Subs: Nienke Van Geal, Veronica Speirsm, Claire MacPherson, Hannah Cringles, Rachel MacDonald, Liz Cromer, Jenny Farthing.

Match Officials: Referee: Mhairi Hay; Assistant Referees: Mike Goodman and Catriona Knott

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David has worked as a freelance rugby journalist since 2004 covering every level of the game in Scotland for publications including he 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.