Ayr Rugby Football Club

Ayr travel east to Malleny Park to take on Currie Chieftains in the fourth round of the BT Premiership, kicking off at 3pm on Saturday.

Playing at the picturesque ground in Balerno on the leafy outskirts of Edinburgh is always a tough proposition for any visiting team, but Ayr will be hoping there is a repeat of last year's away victory after a couple of disappointing matches at the start of this season.

"There were lots of positive to take from our second half display (against Melrose last week)," says Ayr head coach Calum Forrester, "but we will need to tighten up on our defence in order to get a result this weekend."

Ayr are buoyed by the return of prop George Hunter and second row Scott Sutherland, and Glasgow Warriors' Brandon Thomson could make his Ayr debut from the bench.
Ayr 1st XV

  1. Grant Anderson; 14. Scott Lyle, 13. Danny McCluskey, 12. Stafford McDowall, 11. Craig Gossman; 10. Frazier Climo, 9. Harry Warr; 1. George Hunter, 2. Robbie Smith, 3. Steven Longwell; 4. Robert McAlpine, 5. Scott Sutherland; 6. Blair Macpherson, 7. Tommy Spinks, 8. Pete McCallum (c).

Replacements

  1. Lewis Anderson, 17. Adam Prentice, 18. George Stokes, 19. Paddy Dewhirst, 20. Brandon Thomson.

Kick-off 3pm! Follow the scores live on Twitter.
Ayr 2nd XV have been on try-scoring form at the start of their BT Reserve 1 campaign, and after last week's loss to Melrose Storm, they will look to bounce back and keep the scores coming against Currie Chieftains A, kicking off at 3pm at Malleny.

Ayr 2nd XV

  1. Johnny McCorkindale; 14. Cameron Taylor, 13. James Armstrong, 12. Sam Graham, 11. Jamie Bova; 10. James Pinkerton, 9. Lewis Young; 1. Ben Paterson, 2. David Young, 3. Ruairidh Sayce; 4. Alan Miller, 5. Michael Badenhorst; 6. Craig Brown, 7. Gregor Henry, 8. Cameron Reece.

Replacements

  1. Stuart Collier, 17. Fraser Miller, 18. Seth Rae, 19. Matthew Davidson, 20. Euan Hamilton.

Kick-off 3pm! Follow the scores live via the Ultimate Rugby App.