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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HAWICK .........................................31 STIRLING COUNTY........................27 David Barnes Stirling County's dreams of Scottish Cup glory ended on Saturday on a disappointing day in Hawick.
BERWICK RFC 34 HAWICK QUINS 26 BERWICK Rugby Club 1st XV lifted the Border Shield by beating Hawick Harlequins in the final at Hawick.
The move comes after police were drafted in to Hawick High in the Borders in the lead-up to Christmas.
Officers were posted on campus at Hawick High as part of a "zero-tolerance" approach to anti-social behaviour from a minority of pupils.
Hawick Knitwear has a manufacturing heritage dating back to 1874 and administrators say they hope a buyer can be found.
So this week Lord Digby Jones (left) is off to Scotland to lend a hand to Hawick Knitwear, (pronounced Hoik) to help them spin wool into gold.
NEWCASTLE Falcons will take on Edinburgh Rugby in their final pre-season friendly at Hawick RFC on Friday, August 30 (kick off 7.45pm).
But Davies can be seen in more sober mood on footage of Bill McLaren's funeral carrying the voice of rugby's coffin from Teviot Church in his home town of Hawick, in the Scottish borders.
One of the most enduring rugby twinning links exists between Glynneath RFC and the Scottish border town of Hawick.
Commentator Bill McLaren - the "voice of rugby" - was remembered by grandson Gregor Lawson, who said: "Whilst we have shed many tears through sadness, a great many have also been shed simply through bursting with pride." Around 650 neighbours and friends packed Teviot Church in Hawick.
A proud native of Hawick, the borders town in the south east of Scotland, Bill McLaren, who has died, aged 86, devoted virtually half a century of his life to commentating for the Corporation on the sport he loved so much.