Dorward was born in 1925 in Galashiels.
He was capped fifteen times for Scotland between 1950-1957. He also played for Gala RFC.
Dorward died in 2015 in Melrose at the age of 90.
His brother Tom Dorward was also capped for Scotland.
Donald Scott, a fellow international who played for Langholm and Watsonians, said: “A first class gent, he was a tremendously good rugby player who should have had more caps.
He was a player you always wanted in your team.”