Tennent’s Men’s Premiership & National Leagues Preview | 28 January
Find out all you need to know ahead of another weekend of Tennent's Men's Premiership and National League Division 1 action.
This weekend sees a full round of rescheduled fixtures from Saturday 10 December in the Men’s Tennent’s Premiership.
With teams having played either 15 or 16 games so far, everything is still to play for, and every game this weekend will count in the battle for the playoffs or relegation.
League leaders Hawick, who are still unbeaten after 15 games and are guaranteed a place in the playoffs, travel to Heriot’s Blues, who sit second bottom.
A win for Heriot’s would relegate Musselburgh if they lose to Jed-Forest.
Heriot’s Blues v Hawick – Goldenacre, 2pm.
Second-placed Currie Chieftains travel to eighth-placed GHA.
Any slip-up from the visitors would guarantee Hawick a first-place finish in the regular season should they win.
GHA could still be relegated if other results don’t go their way.
GHA v Currie Chieftains – Braidholm, 2pm.
Third-placed Edinburgh Academical host fifth-placed Selkirk.
Accies are just six points behind second with three games to go.
Selkirk are only two points outside of the playoff places, with a game in hand on fourth-placed side Marr.
Edinburgh Academical v Selkirk – Raeburn Place, 2pm.
Fourth-placed Marr host sixth-placed Glasgow Hawks
Marr hold a slender advantage in the final play-off position, but a win for Hawks would bring them firmly into contention.
Marr v Glasgow Hawks – Fullarton Park, 2pm.
It’s a make-or-break day for Musselburgh as they host Jed-Forest.
A defeat would leave them in need of either GHA or Heriot’s to not pick any points in order for them to keep their chances of avoiding relegation alive.
A win for Jed-Forest would drag them into contention for the play-offs.
Musselburgh v Jed-Forest – Stoneyhill, 2pm.
In the Men’s Tennent’s National League Division 1, Aberdeen Grammar will be looking for a third win of the season when they host Ayr.
Stirling could come out of the relegation places with a win away to Biggar.
Dundee host Watsonians with both sides knowing defeat could see them dragged into the relegation spots.
Third placed Melrose will be hoping to close in on the sides above them with a win away to GHK, who could end the weekend in the relegation spots if they lose.
Stewart’s Melville will be looking for a second win of the season when they travel to Highland.
And league leaders Kelso will look to stay out in front when they host Gala, who themselves sit fourth and could close the gap on those above.
This Saturday, Grammar v Ayr, Biggar v Stirling and Dundee v Watsonians all kick off at 2pm. The remains fixtures are at 3pm.