Men’s Premiership & National 1 Preview | Round 17

Men’s Premiership & National 1 Preview | Round 17

Find out all you need to know ahead of round 17 of the men's Premiership, as well as National League Division 1.

Edinburgh Academical v Selkirk – Raeburn Place, 2pm

Edinburgh Academical will look to keep their grip on the final playoff spot, but know that a loss could see them drop as low as seventh.

Accies currently sit in fourth place, level on points with Heriot’s Blues in fifth who have played a game fewer.

Selkirk are in eighth, six points above Glasgow Hawks in ninth who also have a game in hand.

Heriot’s Blues v Hawick – Goldenacre, 2pm 

A win for Hawick could secure top spot heading into in the playoffs, while Heriot’s will be looking to keep themselves right in the mix for the final playoff place.

A bonus point win for Hawick would be enough to guarantee first place and a home playoff semi-final

While level on points with Edinburgh Academical with a game in hand, Heriot’s sit in fifth due to their points difference of -9 compared to Accies’ 63.

Marr v Jed-Forest – Fullarton Park, 2pm

Marr host Jed-Forest as they push to keep their hopes of a second place finish alive.

Marr currently sit in third, meaning they would travel to second-placed Currie Chieftains in the playoff semi-finals, but could still overtake the Edinburgh side and secure second for themselves.

Jed’s relegation has already been confirmed, and they will look to pick up a first win of the season tomorrow.

Glasgow Hawks v Musselburgh – Balgray, 2.30pm

Musselburgh will look to keep their outside hopes of the final playoff spot alive when they travel to Glasgow Hawks.

The Stoneyhill outfit sit in seventh, but are just four points off fourth place.

Hawks will be looking to close the gap on eighth placed Selkirk, who are six points ahead of them but have played a game more.

Kelso v Currie Chieftains – Poynder Park, 3pm 

Currie Chieftains will need a win in Kelso to keep their slim hopes of finishing first alive.

Currie are second, nine points behind Hawick with a game in hand.

Kelso are in sixth, two points off the playoffs with a game in hand on fourth-placed Accies.

National 1

There’s a Glasgow derby in National League Division 1 tonight, as GHK host GHA at 7.30pm.

Watsonians could rise as high as second with a win when they head to Biggar.

Both Gala and Glasgow Academicals could go up two spots up the table when they meet in the Borders.

Champions-elect Ayr host third-placed Highland, who could finish the weekend in second if they win.

And Dundee could climb off the foot of the table with a win away to Melrose.

This week, Biggar v Watsonians is at 2pm. The three other Saturday fixtures kick off at 3pm.

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