Talking points from this weekend’s BT Premiership action

Boroughmuir, Glasgow Hawks and Hawick all left with destiny in their own hands in final match

Watsonians v Ayr
Ayr snatched third place with a clinical defeat of Watsonians in appalling conditions at Myreside on Saturday. Image courtesy: Graham Gaw
  • Melrose got the job done against Stirling, but will they be as competitive next week, when they are likely to have more than half a dozen players involved in the Club XV match the night before facing a Hawick team fighting to avoid the relegation play-off? For the credibility of the league, we must hope so.



  • An excellent run of form came to an abrupt halt in the Myreside mud when Watsonians paid a hefty price for their sloppy start – meaning a trip to the Greenyards for the play-offs is now the agenda. We’ve entered the business end of the season and we’re really going to get a gauge of how competitive Stevie Lawrie’s team can be against the big hitters in this league when they are firing on all cylinders.




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