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Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)

a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds

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Matriarch Ma Boswell (Jean Boht) centre, surrounded by her family: back row, Victor McGuire (Jack), Ronald Forfar (Freddie), Bryan Murray (Shifty), Melanie Hill (Aveline), Giles Watling (Oswald), Jonathon Morris (Adrian) and, front row, Graham Bickley (Joey) and Nick Conway (Billy)
With pressure mounting, it was noticeable the senior St Boswells players were doing a lot of coaching on the field with their team mates unsure of where they were expected to stand and unsure of the calls.
The consistent pressure applied to the St Boswells defensive line soon provided Saints with an opportunity.
With the gale at their backs, Saints dominated both territory and possession, giving St Boswells little opportunity to clear their lines.
Through a good passage of interplay St Boswells managed to piece together some time in the Saints half and an unnecessary penalty gave the home team a kick at the goal which was not converted.
St Boswells may have struggled as a unit but had a couple of outstanding individuals who made an impact, particularly in close contact areas where they were adept at stealing the ball.
Mr Boswell, who owns a 450-acre farm at Croughton, Northants, confirmed he had spoken to public schooducated Caroline about the reports.
Mr Boswell, an MP since 1987, said: "I don't want to add to the statement I have made."
Mr Boswell himself has had a distinguished career with his party.
Despite the huge national swing to Labour at the General Election, Mr Boswell managed to hang on to his Daventry seat with a comfortable 7,378 majority.
The journey to the semi-final has seen some excellent rugby by both clubs with Saints knocking out Orkney, Hamilton and GHK while St Boswells did the same to Newton Stewart, Hillhead Jordanhill and Highland.
Both clubs are doing well in their respective leagues with Saints sitting third in National 2 with the slightest chance of promotion still alive as the top two clubs still have to play each other and other teams in the top half of the league and St Boswells in much the same position in National 3.
" I wish the players every success on Saturday and I'll be travelling to St Boswells along with a large contingent of Saints' supporters to give our vocal support to the team.
* USE YOUR LOAF: The Boswell family (back) Jonathon Morris as Adrian and Nick Conway as Bill (middle) Peter Howitt as Joey, Gilly Coman as Aveline and Victor McGuire as Jack and (front) Jean Boht as Nellie and Kenneth Waller as Grandad.