Melrose round off successful Kings of Sevens campaign in style at Selkirk

Series champions defeat Gala in final with skipper Struan Hutchison named as player-of-the-tournament

Melrose celebrate a successful Kings of the Sevens campaign. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Melrose celebrate a successful Kings of the Sevens campaign. Image: Grant Kinghorn
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KINGS OF THE SEVENS champions Melrose finished off their campaign with a win at Selkirk Sevens on Saturday. They defeated Gala in the final at Philiphaugh.

Round One –

  • Gala 35-10 Musselburgh
  • Jed-Forest 35-7 Langholm
  • Selkirk 47-0 Linlithgow
  • Peebles 17-24 Watsonians
  • Melrose 45-7 President’s VII
  • Hawick 45-0 Earlston
  • Edinburgh Accies 33-15 Berwick 
  • Kelso 26-20 Aberdeen University

Quarter-finals –

  • Gala 22-19 Jed-Forest
  • Selkirk 19-33 Watsonians
  • Melrose 24-14 Hawick
  • Edinburgh Accies 34-0 Kelso

Semi-finals –

  • Gala 26-24 Watsonians
  • Melrose 12-7 Edinburgh Accies

Final –

  • Gala 7-26 Melrose

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Josh Welsh in action for hosts Selkirk against Watsonians. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Josh Welsh in action for hosts Selkirk against Watsonians. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

Andrew Mitchell's last gasp try against Watsonians got Gala into the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Andrew Mitchell’s last gasp try against Watsonians got Gala into the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

Gala stop a Melrose breakaway in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Gala stop a Melrose breakaway in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

Russell Kerr looks to break the strong Melrose defence in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Russell Kerr looks to break the strong Melrose defence in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

Edinburgh Accies player Richard Mill gets the ball away as a replacement for Melrose in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Edinburgh Accies player Richard Mill gets the ball away as a replacement for Melrose in the final. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

Melrose skipper Struan Hutchison with the Selkirk and Kings of the Sevens Cups. Image: Grant Kinghorn
Melrose skipper Struan Hutchison with the Selkirk and Kings of the Sevens Cups. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 

The Melrose squad which triumphed at Selkirk Sevens on Saturday. Image: Grant Kinghorn
The Melrose squad which triumphed at Selkirk Sevens on Saturday. Image: Grant Kinghorn

 


Inter-District Championship: Caledonia Reds clinch title with nail-biting win over the South