Sport in Short: Rugby Union

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ENGLAND suffered an embarrassing quarter-final defeat by Gala, the Scottish First Division side, at the Selkirk Sevens yesterday. After beating Glasgow HighKelvinside 31-0, England led 12-0 only to lose 15-12 in extra time. Gala went on to take the title, beating another English team, Northampton, 33-26 in the final.

SELKIRK SEVENS: First Round: Gala 38 Peebles 7; England 31 Glasgow High/Kelvinside 0. Stirling County 14 Howick 26; Selkirk 24 Dundee HS 12; Kelso 31 Gala Star 12; Scotland 17 Jed-Forest 7; Northampton 33 Langholm 7; Melrose 19 Bedford 14. Quarter- finals: Gala 15 England 12 (aet); Selkirk 24 Hawick 5; Scotland 26 Kelso 14; Northampton 21 Melrose 12. Semi-finals: Gala 33 Selkirk 12; Northampton 19 Scotland 14. Final: Gala 33 Northampton 26.

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