2023-24 Premiership Leaderboard – for weekending 10th December

With four games left in the regular season, Andrew Mitchell of Hawick holds a commanding lead in the race to be top try scorer

Rory Watt carries the ball for Musselburgh versus Heriot's Blues. Image: John Durham
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TOP TRY SCORER

16 – Andrew Mitchell (Hawick)

12 – Sandy Watt (Musselburgh)

10 – Paul Christie (Heriot’s Blues)

9 – Michael Badenhorst (Musselburgh), Scott Bickerstaff (Marr) and Paul Cairncross (Glasgow Hawks).

8 – Conor Bickerstaff and Blair Jardine (both Marr), James Couper (Glasgow Hawks), Bruce McNeil (Kelso), Shawn Muir (Hawick) and Patrick Ritchie (Edinburgh Accies)

7 – Ali Bain (Currie Chieftains) and Kirk Ford (Hawick) 

6 – Robbie Chalmers (Edinburgh Accies), Ryan Daley (Currie Chieftains) and James Pinkerton (Glasgow Hawks) 


This weekend’s Premiership match reports:

Premiership: defiant defence gives Marr narrow win over Edinburgh Accies

Premiership: Hawick too strong for Jed-Forest

Premiership: revenge is a dish best served cold for Kelso versus Selkirk

Premiership: Heriot’s Blues hit back from early deficit to deny Musselburgh

Premiership: Currie Chieftains grind out narrow win at Glasgow Hawks


TEAM TRIES

68 – Currie Chieftains

66 – Hawick 

63 – Heriot’s Blues

60 – Marr 

58 – Musselburgh

54 – Edinburgh Accies

50 – Selkirk

47 – Glasgow Hawks and Kelso

39 – Jed-Forest

 

GOLDEN BOOT (POINTS KICKED)

155 – Kirk Ford (Hawick) 

133 – Colin Sturgeon (Marr)

88 – Dwain Patterson (Kelso)

71 – Danny Owenson (Musselburgh) 

67 – Charlie Brett (Currie Chieftains)

59 – Ben Appleson (Edinburgh Accies)

49 – Kenta Kutsuna (Heriot’s Blues)

45 – Jamie Loomes (Edinburgh Accies) 

40 – Jamie Forbes (Currie Chieftains) and Gary Munro (Jed-Forest)

38 – Gavin Cruickshanks (Glasgow Hawks) 

 

CARDS PER TEAM

14 – Hawick (10 yellow and two red which counts as two)

12 – Currie Chieftains and Musselburgh (10 yellow and one red which counts as two)

11Heriot’s Blues and Jed-Forest (both with eight yellow and one red which counts as two)

10 – Marr (eight yellow and one red which counts as two)

8 – Kelso

7 – Glasgow Hawks

6 –Edinburgh Accies and Selkirk


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TOTAL PLAYERS USED

46 – Jed-Forest

43 – Heriot’s Blues

42 – Edinburgh Accies

41 – Glasgow Hawks

39 – Hawick

36 – Currie Chieftains 

35 – Musselburgh

34 – Selkirk

32 – Kelso and Marr

HOW IT STANDS


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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.