Saturday saw Philiphaugh in excellent condition
and perfect for running rugby. This was a top against bottom clash however it must be remembered that Falkirk did
the double over the Souters last season.
The home side started off the match at a fierce pace, and after only two minutes were on the score sheet.Scrum
Half Callum McEwan made a superb break to score a try under the posts. The try was converted by Rory Banks.
They were scoring at regular intervals, while playing some excellent open rugby.First half tries coming from Clinton
Wagman 2, Nick Hall, Scott Hendrie and Callum McEwan adding his second.Rory Banks being sucessfull with four conversions.
The only set back in the half was when Falkirk had a rare attack into the Selkirk half and their winger Fleming
drop a goal to get them on the score sheet
Half time score Selkirk 33. Falkirk 3.
The second half started much the same as the first with Selkirk full of attacking treat in all areas of the field.The
home side rattled in a further eight tries from McEwan,Wagman,Banks,Nichol,Anderson, Robertson, Hamilton with 2,
four of which were converted by Banks.
The score suggests that Selkirk had an easy game , but a young Falkirk outfit went down fighting, refusing to give
in, however Selkirks power and pace proved too much in the end.
Full time score Selkirk 87. Falkirk