The 6th Annual Braidholm 7s
Saturday 23rd May 2015
Posted on May 27th, 2015

In a classic Braidholm 7s final, Glasgow's Biggest Tickets emerged victorious over home team GHA with a try on the final play to snatch the title by 24 to 21.

GBT had led for most of the tie after taking an early lead which they extended to 19 nil by half time with 3 scores. However, GHA came roaring back in the second half and took the lead with barely a minute left on the clock. However, in a final twist, GBT showed great character to work their way up the field and score the winner in the left hand corner. 

In the Plate Final, last year's runners up Southside Barbarians went one better this year after defeating Booshleekers by 36 to 34.

In the Junior Competition, St. Aloysius College won the Cup with a convincing 33 to 7 win over West of Scotland. Hamilton won the Junior Plate.

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

​The Draw for the 2015 Braidholm 7s (click image to enlarge). 
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​First Kick Off is at 1130am with the final due to be played at 530pm. 

We will have an outside bar, BBQ, Bouncy Castle and Music throughout the day as well as some great rugby of course. Come down and enjoy the festival atmosphere.

Entry - £6 Adult | £4 Concession | U12s FREE

Posted on March 18th, 2015

Invitational side the Minerva Builders regained the Braidholm 7s title from GHA in a one-sided final. The Builders raced out to an early lead and never looked back. GHA dug in in the second half and had the final say with a last minute score but by this time the game was done and dusted. 

The Glasgow Sharks were victorious in the Plate competition, a prize they previously won in 2011. 

Posted on June 14th, 2013

On a glorious day in the sun, the Braidholm 7s served up another exciting afternoon of rugby which culminated in a repeat of last year's  final between GHA and select side the Minerva Builders who fielded a mixture of Ayr and Glasgow Hawks stars. This time however the result went in favour of the home team as they ran out winners by 33 to 19 with a gutsy performance.
GHA defeated Glasgow University based side the Yellow Bellied Lizards in their semi final, surviving a precarious situation where they were down to 5 men having lost two players to the sin bin in the same incident. In the other semi final, Minerva Builders defeated French club side Orsay whose mixture of latin flair and brawn was not enough to overcome the classy Builders outfit. 

In a highly entertaining final, Minerva scored first with a try to Peter Jericevich from the first kick off.  GHA centre Ross McClymont had pulled a hamstring in the semi final, as did young winger Andrew Spowart in the first round meaning that GHA recruited the services of Orsay playmaker Romain Lombard for the final. This proved a shrewd acquisition as the young Frenchmen put in a mercurial performance scoring GHA's first try which was a leading contender for try of the tournament - a dummy through the legs, a shimmy through a gap, pirouette and final side step to take him in under the posts. GHA scored a second when winger Rangi Jericevich grubbered up the wing then hacked on again and beat the cover defense to the touchdown and Hefin O'Hare scored another to give GHA the half time lead.

GHA scored early in the second period when Alan Auld finished off a foray from Grant MacDonald up the the left hand touchline and a 5th when Rangi Jericevich finished off an Alan Auld break. Minerva scored two themselves through forward Grant Strang to stay in touch but the GHA defense was solid and scrambled well to prevent the come back. 

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

Last year's champions Minerva Builders are back to defend their title and few would put it past them doing the double as they once again bring a strong squad, packed with some top level talent.

Builder captain, Scotland 7s cap and Ayr scrum half Peter Jericevich is joined by club team mates Ross Curle, Colin White and Dean Kelbrick. Glasgow Hawks skipper Grant Strang is joined in the squad by his club team mates Jonno Wright, Chris Breckenridge, Haddon MacPherson and Paddy Boyer. Hamilton star Andy Hill, former Hawks second row Louis Kinsey and GHA's Scott Weir take the final 3 spots in the squad. 

The Builders get their campaign under way at 1118am against Glasgow Caledonian University.

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