UPDATE: National One: Ayr v Heriot’s and Highland v Stirling Wolves games off

Ayr look to put breathing space between themselves and the drop-zone when they host Heriot's under the Friday night lights at Millbae

Boroughmuir battled to a win over Kelso last week. Image: Dave Patterson
Boroughmuir battled to a win over Kelso last week. Image: Dave Patterson

AYR’S clash against Heriot’s, and Highland’s clash with Stirling Wolves  have both been called off in response to continued uncertainty related to the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Boroughmuir still have a big job on their hands to avoid joining Dundee High in being relegated, but they gave themselves a lifeline by beating fellow bottom four side Kelso last time out. The Edinburgh side are at home –  albeit at the 3G in Queensferry – again on Saturday with fifth placed Gala the visitors. A Gala win would keep up their hopes of trying to overhaul Melrose and finish fourth.

“We remember Gala performed well when we played them at Netherdale [the Maroons won 36-14 in early November], as a result, we understand that it’ll take a good performance to challenge them, but hope we can take some momentum from last week’s showing,” said Boroughmuir head coach Richard Sievwright.

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This weekend’s National League Division One fixtures –

Friday night lights –

OFF – Ayr v Heriot’s Blues (7.45pm)

When Saturday comes –

Boroughmuir v Gala (12.30pm, Queensferry)

OFF – Highland v Stirling Wolves (12.30pm)

How it stands –

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