Monthly Archives: May 2010

Selkirk 2nds Prevail in a Melrose Thriller

Selkirk held off a valiant Melrose fightback to win a thrilling victory and remain unbeaten in the Border Reserve League. Chasing 158, Melrose seemed doomed as eight wickets fell before the home side had reached 80. Some muscular hitting from … Continue reading

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Gala Too Strong for Selkirk. Again.

Selkirk’s hopes of regaining possession of the Rae Nichol Memorial trophy were undone by a devastating spell from Scott Paterson who, opening the bowling, took 5 for 19 off nine overs to break the back of the Selkirk innings. Selkirk … Continue reading

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Selkirk Fall Apart at Hawick

Selkirk suffered a third consecutive defeat in the Border League when, once again, the club’s batting let them down at Hawick. Batting first the visitors, whose arrival had been delayed by the Roberton Rideout, slumped to 11/3  and though Darren … Continue reading

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Selkirk Are Swept Away

Selkirk’s hopes of building on an encouraging start to the season at Kelso ran into the formidable figure of Steven Broom at St Boswells on May 10th and it was the visiting Souters who had the worse of the exchanges. … Continue reading

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Selkirk 2nds Vanquish Hawick

Selkirk’s 2nd XI edged out Hawick at Philiphaugh on Sunday to open their campaign with a deserved, but narrow, victory. Batting first the young Souters paid little heed to the fact that they had 40 overs in which to compile … Continue reading

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Selkirk Fall Short at Kelso. But Only Just…

Selkirk’s 2010 Border League campaign began on Saturday with an exasperating, thrilling, narrow defeat at Kelso as the Souters were just two wickets or seven deliveries away from a splendid victory. To Kelso the spoils, however and, in the absence … Continue reading

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