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Currie Chieftains 78 Selkirk 'A' 5


Selkirk A team suffered a heavy defeat after travelling to Malleny Park with 16 players on Saturday.
With several players playing out of position including forwards Liam Cassidy at Stand off and Callum Hume at centre, and with both coaches Jason Hendrie and Jordan McGowan, and manager Donnie MacKenzie included in the squad, this fixture was always going to prove an uphill struggle from the start.
However the score does not truly reflect the pure guts and determination shown by those who pulled on the jerseys to fulfill this league game, with standout performances from 1 to 16 to not only compete against a well drilled Cheiftans pack and streamlined back division, but to provide an entertaining game with determination in abundance from the Souters.
Down 43-0 at halftime the boys in blue, unwavering in spirit, proceeded to attack the Currie line and were awarded a try by Jordan McGowan after almost 20 well worked phases.
The Philiphaugh players continued to throw the ball about and were unlucky not to be score further tries. Only the resilience of a Currie backline who had all experienced first team rugby this season kept the score down.
Special mention must go to the whole team who traveled to fulfill this fixture, and played their hearts out for the eighty minutes against the unbeaten Chieftans.



Selkirk 31. Cartha Queens Park 15.

Cartha started the game at great pace and kept it up until half time when they seemed to run out of steam. In the first half Cartha scored first through the boot of Burrows kicking a long range penalty kick after 10 minutes, Selkirk s only reposed in the half was a penalty kick by Banks after 14 minutes.
Then scrum half Campion ran in from 22 metres unopposed for a unconverted try ,minutes later winger Nyangweso scored a unconverted try after some good play from the Cartha back line.

Half time score Selkirk 3. Cartha. 15

The second half was a total transformation from the first half with the Selkirk forwards taking total control up front . First Pettie after some great driving mauls ,Backs converting. Then Callum McColm after a defensive error pounced on the loose ball again for a converted try.
Next was McClymont to score from a lineout near the goal line, forwards took control and steam rolled. over the line, Banks with the conversion. With full time looming a break from Aaron McColm resulted in Bithray scoring for Selkirk fourth and bonus try to seal the win Banks converting
Full time score Selkirk 31. Cartha Queens Park 15.
M.O.M. For Selkirk Scott McClymont .

Photos Grant Kinghorn Pics.


On behalf of Selkirk RFC can we thank Ex Captain Darren Hoggan of J. A. Waters & Sons Family Butchers for the use of his Stock Room Window in Selkirk High Street for the display of our Club Merchandise, it is very much appreciated.
We are indebted to both Waters and all our sponsors so far this season, your continued support makes a big difference to the Club.
Those wishing to purchase the goods can pop down to our Club Shop which is open on Training nights or on match days.
Best wishes
Dennis Henderson
Chairman Selkirk RFC

Selkirk RFC Challenges Violence Against Women & Girls

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
A range of events are being co-ordinated across the 16 days by the Violence Against Women Partnership with support from Scottish Borders Council, all of which aim to provide as many opportunities as possible for individuals and communities to take part.
As a part of the 16 days we will be launching the White Ribbon Campaign.
The White Ribbon Campaign is a global campaign across 55 countries that asks men to make a pledge to never commit condone or remain silent about violence against women.
Pledges can be made online via the Council website at:
We will be coming along to Selkirk Rugby club training on Thursday 29th November at 6.30pm where we hope to see as many of you as possible and where you can sign a pledge and receive your white ribbon. Players and officials can then wear their white ribbons after the games on Saturday 1st December.
You can find out more at
- Graham Marshal
1st XV Head Coach


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Upcoming Fixtures

Saturday 19th January.

Selkirk v Dundee HSFP (3pm)

Selkirk 'A' v Dundee Titans (2pm)

Past Players Club

Wishing all Past Players a Happy New Year.

At the weekend Selkirk RFC hosted basement boys Cartha Queens Park to Philiphaugh, though the gap in the league did not represent in any way the quality of rugby the visitors could muster on the day, with Cartha leading 15-3 at half time.
However, Selkirk rallied and produced a bonus point win, with tries from Luke Pettie, Calum McColm, Scott McClymont and Henry Bithray, winning by 31-15.
This leaves Selkirk joint 3rd in the Tennent's National League Division 1, five points behind the leaders Marr.
With nine games left in the league, anything can happen, and this weekend Selkirk travel to Aberdeen, so fingers crossed for a result up by the Northern lights.
Selkirk 'A' welcome a fixture this weekend also, with an away fixture to Currie Chieftans. After a month without a game the 2nd string will be keen to get a game and also a win. Good luck.
We hope to see you at some of these games to give our boys that wee bit of support from the sidelines.

Recent Results

12/01 Aberdeen Grammar 30 Selkirk 17
05/01 Selkirk 31. Cartha Queens Park 15.
08/12 Kelso 29 Selkirk 14
08/12 Kelso 2nds 27, Selkirk 'A' 47 Report
01/12 Selkirk 37, Hamilton 5
01/12 Selkirk 'A' 12, Edin Accies 2nds 16 Report
24/11 Jed-Forest 18. Selkirk 10
A full list of results and reports for all games played this season and the past 18 seasons can be accessed by clicking on the 'Results' link above.

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Selkirk RFC Constitution.

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