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Team spirit was crucial in Highland's narrow comeback win over Kelso in National One


By Andrew Henderson


Dave Carson was delighted with his Highland side’s ability to bounce back once again down at Kelso, as they overturned a half-time deficit to come back and win 27-26.

Carson had been warning his players in the build up to the trip down to the Borders that it would not be an easy task, despite Kelso’s 98-3 loss the week before.

Hugo Crush crossed the line twice for Highland in their narrow victory over Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Picture: James MacKenzie
Hugo Crush crossed the line twice for Highland in their narrow victory over Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Picture: James MacKenzie

They quickly went on the attack, with Highland’s hosts taking a 19-5 lead into the interval before the fightback took effect.

“It was absolutely fantastic, especially when we were down in the Borders,” Carson said.

“We were probably on the backlash of Kelso getting a thumping the week before.

“We had been emphasising all week that it was never going to be easy down there, regardless of them shipping 98 points the week before."

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.



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