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Hawick rugby player Greg Anderson sentenced for attack

A Hawick rugby player has been ordered to pay £2,500 in compensation to a man he admitted attacking in Galashiels.

Greg Anderson, 22, of Heronhill Bank, assaulted his victim to the danger of his life on Market Street in November last year.

The man suffered a fractured skull and has been left with scarring to his lip.

At Selkirk Sheriff Court, Anderson was also sentenced to a 12-month community payback order with 300 hours of unpaid work.

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