Premiership Team-of-the-Week for Round Five

Four Hawick players and three Marr players make the cut

Fraser Grant of Marr is selected at blindside flanker in this week's Premiership Dream Team. Image: Jon Pearce
Fraser Grant of Marr is selected at blindside flanker in this week's Premiership Dream Team. Image: Jon Pearce

ANGUS HUNTER’s appetite for attack earned him two tries for Heriot’s Blues in their big home win over Jed-Forest and selection for this week’s Premiership Dream Team ahead of James Couper of Glasgow Hawks.

Ryan Daley sneaks in on the right wing after a lively first half for Currie Chieftains before they went completely off the boil against Hawick, while Finlay MacNeill of Edinburgh Accies edges ahead of two-try Cammy Meager of Heriot’s Blues and Sandy Watt of Musselburgh.

Owen Cranston made the most of a late call-up for Jed-Forest, working hard and scoring a try, so is at outside-centre. Meanwhile, Lee Armstrong took a big step back towards the form he showed before his temporary retirement, as Hawick delivered a big blow to the Chieftains’ title aspirations, and George Woods played well for Edinburgh Accies, but Conor Bickerstaff of Marr edges out after a couple of weeks of being the unlucky runner-up.

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Colin Sturgeon was man-of-the-match for Marr, Jamie Loomes was his usual authoritative self for Edinburgh Accies, but Kenta Kutsuna of Heriot’s Blues edges in at stand-off. Sean Goodfellow, making his first start for Hawick in over six years, is at scrum-half with his kicking game particularly impressive.

Shawn Muir of Hawick is a familiar face at loose-head, Marr’s Struan Reekie is at hooker, and Darren Miller‘s scrummaging turned the game for Musselburgh when he came off the bench against Selkirk.

Clark Skeldon was his usual inspirational self for Jed-Forest and Callum Turnbull showed up well for Selkirk  in losing causes, but Dalton Redpath‘s line-out work and explosiveness around the park with some nice touches thrown in means he joins Andrew Syme – who was man-of-the-match despite Glasgow Hawks losing to Edinburgh Accies – in the second-row.

he joins Marr’s Fraser Grant is at blindside flanker, hard-hitting Connor Sutherland of Hawick is at open-side and that old warhorse Bruce McNeil of Kelso is at No 8 just ahead of Jamie Sole of Edinburgh Accies.


15. Angus Hunter (Heriot’s Blues)


14. Ryan Daley (Currie Chieftains)

13. Owen Cranston (Jed-Forest)

12. Conor Bickerstaff (Marr)

11. Finlay MacNeill (Edinburgh Accies) 


10. Kenta Kutsuna (Heriot’s Blues)

9. Sean Goodfellow (Hawick)


1. Shawn Muir (Hawick)

2. Struan Reekie (Marr)

3. Darren Miller (Musselburgh)

4. Andrew Syme (Glasgow Hawks)

5. Dalton Redpath (Hawick)

6. Fraser Grant (Marr)

7. Connor Sutherland (Hawick)

8. Bruce McNeil (Kelso)

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