Successful sevens at Penicuik

The winning Boroughmuir team.

The winning Boroughmuir team.

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LAST Saturday saw another successful sevens tournament for Penicuik Rugby Club, even if the weather did leave a little to be desired.

Despite a little hail, some sunshine and a bracing breeze, the conditions proved ideal for the sevens variety of the game.

And spectators were treated to a fine day’s entertainment, with Boroughmuir eventually running out comfortable winners of the Presidents Cup, and North Berwick prevailing in the Ladies Shield.

The results in round one were:Penicuik 14, Hawick Harlequins 28; Stewarts Melville 19, East Kilbride 7; Dalkeith 24, Thurston 5; Edinburgh Northern 27, Trinity Academicals 12; Murrayfield Wanderers 7, Boroughmuir 26; Lasswade 27, Portobello 7; North Berwick 0, RHC 36; Lismore 19, Edinburgh Academicals 24.

The winners from the round one ties then went into the Presidents’ Cup knockout stages, whilst the losers entered the Ladies’ Shield section of the tournament.

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