Doddie Weir

Join Scotland and British and Irish Lions greats Finlay Calder and Gary Armstrong as they talk to Doddie Weir to celebrate rugby, Borders’ rugby in particular. They will also talk about Doddie’s remarkable campaign to raise awareness about motor neurone disease and promote efforts to increase research…

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A History of the Melrose 7’s

In 1883 two Melrose butchers, Ned Haig and Davie Sanderson, came up with an idea. Funds could be raised to save their rugby club by holding a Sports Day to include a seven-a-side tournament of shortened games. The credit for the rugby element went to Ned Haig and Melrose Sevens was born at the Greenyards.

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