Hawick


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Hawick

(ˈhɔːɪk)
n
(Placename) a town in SE Scotland, in S central Scottish Borders: knitwear industry. Pop: 14 573 (2001)
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It was a marvellous bit of PR because they would come to the factory in Hawick and it would be enormous excitement for the employees.
Born and educated in Hawick, he was employed in the newspaper industry working for Hawick News for ten years and at The Scotsman from 1979 until 1987.
RORY COUPER bagged a try double to help Boroughmuir kick-start their Premier title charge - then dedicated the 48-12 victory over Hawick to his tragic dad.
HAWICK will face Glasgow Hawks at Mansfield Park in the plum tie of the fourth round of the BT Cup.
Hawick looked dead as they trailed 15-5 at the break, but they stunned West with a quickfire one-two before Murray emerged as the big hero with two try-saving tackles in the tense dying minutes.
GLASGOW HAWKS have hit out at Hawick for refusing to play today's Premiership crunch.
British superbike champion Steve Hislop died in 2003 when his Robinson R44 helicopter crashed near his birthplace of Hawick, in the Borders.
REFEREE Chuck Muir incurred the wrath of the Hawks after Hawick completed their first league and cup double at the end of an epic Murrayfield encounter.
IT was green for glory as Hawick came back from the dead to make history in dramatic style in a thrilling BT Cellnet showdown at Murrayfield.
And to make matters worse for the holders, their junior club from the town Hawick Linden beat Stewarts Melville to march proudly into the fifth round.
The pair won three trials at Eglingham, Whitfield and Simonside and were also placed at Seahouses, Hawick Farm, Kirkley Hall and West Ditchburn to reach a grand score of 37 points, 12 points ahead of their nearest rivals.
But as the first recipient of a Scottish Borders Tourist Board Rugby Pass, there's every chance he'll be joining the crowd for next Saturday's Hawick Sevens.