Six of the best as Currie Chieftains win again in Tennent's Premiership, Musselburgh defeat on centenary

Currie Chieftains extended their winning run in the Tennent’s Premiership to six matches when they recorded a 35-17 result at Jedforest.

(Photo by Ross MacDonald / SNS Group)
(Photo by Ross MacDonald / SNS Group)

Charlie Brett claimed a double, while Rhys Davies and DJ Innes also crossed and Gregor Hunter kicked three conversions and three penalties.

However, despite taking all five league points, second-placed Chieftains failed to make any inroads on pacesetters Marr, who also bagged a bonus point with a 38-14 win at home to Edinburgh Accies, who had tries from Ruari Campbell and Robbie Kent plus a Ben Appleson conversion.

Marr remain four points clear of Chieftains but have played a game more.

Meanwhile, Musselburgh surrendered their unbeaten home record when they lost 46-29 against Hawick at Stoneyhill.

However, a Michael Maltman double and a try apiece from Gregor Tait and Danny Owenson, who also kicked the other points, meant ‘Burgh took something from the match that marked the club’s centenary.

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