Melrose Rugby Football Club
Melrose retained the Gala 7's trophy after a tough first round with the West of Scotland. They progressed through the quarter and semi final stages defeating Peebles and Scottish 15 a side champions Heriots in the process. In the final they met Watsonians who had looked very impressive in their earlier rounds, however were no match for the Melrose side who now look forward to their own tournament in a week's time.
Melrose Captain Scott Nichol said "We got a fright against West but once we got that tie over with I thought we played some good rugby. Obviously the lads are delighted to win the cup". Coach Gell Tait said "We are clearly very pleased to win", but when questioned about the Melrose tournament next week he said "That is a different prospect. The guest sides in particular look very strong, so we will have to wait and see".
Online results as they happen from Melrose Sevens 2000 starting at 12:45pm on Saturday 8 April 2000