Ayr beat Melrose to retain trophy

Ayr celebrate winning the Scottish Premier Cup after beating Melrose in the final
Ayr also beat Melrose in the 2010 final

Ayr successfully defended their Scottish Premier Cup title after beating Melrose 25-21 at Murrayfield.

Mark Bennett scored two of Ayr's tries with Steven Manning and Damien Kelly also crossing the line and Ross Curle kicking a conversion and a penalty.

Nick Beavon and Hayden Mitchell touched down for Melrose while Scott White kicked 11 points for the Borderers.

Melrose pushed late on for the try that would have given them victory but Ayr defended well to see out their win.

Lasswade overcame Hawick YM by 22-17 to retain the National Shield and, in the Regional Bowl final, Duns beat Strathendrick 30-6 with David Hutchison registering a hat-trick of tries.

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