The 3rd XV arguably put in the best performance of the weekend – and their friendly against Murrayfield Wanderers was cancelled!
Of the teams that played, the 1st XV lost 32-0 to Peebles at Inverleith and the 2nd XV went down 51-5 at Raeburn Place.
The 1s, missing a few players, were never at the races against a young and very effective Peebles team, shipping three tries under the posts and a penalty before half time. Peebles were, in fact, averaging a point a minute for much of the first half.
We rallied a bit in the second half, mounting repeated attacks on the Peebles line, but still didn’t manage to bother the score board. That’s 120 minutes we’ve now played at Inverleith without scoring!
Peebles provided most of the talking points in the second half, having a man sent to the bin for coming in from the side and scoring a fourth try for a well deserved bonus point.
The 1s and 2s both head to Selkirk next Saturday, and no doubt have a tough week at training to look forward to before then!