The line-up for the BT Premiership play-off semi-finals has been confirmed.
At the weekend, in the two remaining regular season clashes, Melrose defeated Stirling County 30-7 to finish top while Currie claimed the fourth and final play-off spot with a 67-19 victory at Boroughmuir.
They will play each other at The Greenyards in early April while Ayr will entertain Glasgow Hawks in the other last four clash.
At Bridgehaugh on Saturday, Jason Baggott’s penalty put Melrose 3-0 up before Mark Hunter try converted by Jonny Hope saw the hosts go up 7-3.
A Baggott try then made it 8-7 to Melrose at the interval.
Ali Grieve and then Nyle Godsmark bagged tries for Melrose in the second half before Russell Anderson and Austin Lockington joined the party with further scores.
Currie knew they needed five points against ‘Muir to leapfrog Heriot’s in the table and they went ahead in the seventh minute with a converted try by skipper Ross Weston.
The Captain was to cause problems all afternoon at Meggetland and bagged a hat-trick in the end as Currie ran out comfortable 67-19 winners.
Remember that Gala have already been relegated while Hawick will play a play-off match with the side that finishes second in BT National League Division One in April. The victor will be in the top flight next term.
BT Premiership play-off semi-finals (April 1)
Melrose v Currie (3pm)
Ayr v Glasgow Hawks (3pm)
Thanks to Douglas Hardie for the Stirling County-Melrose photo
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