Understrength PSA overwhelmed

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Selkirk Youth64

Hawick PSA0

ALTHOUGH travelling with only 15 players due to injury and unavailablility, PSA started well, especially in the forwards, where they had the upper hand. However, poor tackling and horrendous mistakes saw the Hawick boys gift Selkirk four tries to trail 24-0 at half-time.

This was not a fair reflection of the match, which had been evenly contested.

The second half was a real horror show, though, as PSA were soon down to 12 players through injury and struggled to stem the Selkirk tide, which saw them running in a further six tries.

For PSA, Stuart and Euan Hair gave their all with some crunching tackles, Brandon Murray gets better every week, and Reece Hartdegen was everywhere. But the PSA cause was not helped by the injuries and some poor discipline, with Greg Scott receiving a red card for dissent late on.