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Everitt Bosses Bossie

A splendid half century from skipper John Everitt was the key to Selkirk’s 22 run victory against St Boswells in the Border 20/20 league last Thursday evening. The Forestry Commission manager announced his intentions as early as the second over, … Continue reading

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Muckle Ado About A Mickle

Ages ago – or so it seems and your correspondent apologises for his tardiness in updating thw website – Selkirk’s 2nd XI had reason to thank the weather gods for saving them from defeat against Langholm’s reserve outfit. The Sunday … Continue reading

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A Day In Hawick Is A Day Wasted (Sometimes).

A day after rain wiped out Selkirk’s Border League match against Melrose more of the wet stuff ruined an intriguingly-balanced Reserve League fixture between Hawick and Selkirk at a chilly Buccleuch Park on Sunday. Chasing 182 to win the hosts … Continue reading

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Rain Gods Reject Selkirk Prayers

Selkirk 2nd XI’s unbeaten run was broken by a skilful Kelso side at Shedden Park on Sunday. The home side’s cause was greatly furthered by a chanceless 130 from their Australian professional Tim Wightman that left Selkirk chasing an impossibly … Continue reading

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Baldies Scalped by Hairy Men

A kenspeckled crew of Selkirk veterans braved the freezing weather for a Classics match on Saturday afternoon. After a lengthy deliberation on team selection it was decided to keep matters simple: Hirsute Chaps vs Slapheads. For the record, Malcolm Lauder’s … Continue reading

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Bambi’s Boys Are Thumped By Melrose

Tempting as it is to try and pretend that this match never happened honesty and the pitiless demands of posterity demand we acknowledge it took place. Selkirk’s 20/20 league campaign got off to an inauspicious start as the Souters slumped … Continue reading

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Souter Nerve Holds Steady; Braw Lads Not Quite Braw Enough

At 11/3 matters looked bleak for Selkirk and they looked grim again a couple of hours later when Gala motored to 43/2 off just four overs. 2nd XI cricket, however, is a game of undulating fortunes and it’s to Selkirk’s … Continue reading

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