Date set for Bury St Edmunds Rugby Sevens

The Bury Rugby Sevens are one of the highlights of the Suffolk sporting calendar

The Bury Rugby Sevens are one of the highlights of the Suffolk sporting calendar - Credit: Archant

The annual Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament, held at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, is to take place this year on Sunday 7th May and will become the first tournament in the 2017 Super Sevens Series.

The event, which is now in its ninth year, is once again expected to draw in thousands of rugby fans to watch national teams and specialist 7s squads go head to head to scoop £7,000 and the winners title.

Both England and Ireland (IRFU) 7s teams are once again expected to compete alongside Premiership sides Northampton Saints and Saracens.

The Samurai teams will be hoping for a repeat performance of last year when they became winners and runners up with Samurai International and Samurai Barracudas.

Gate prices are £15 per adult, £5 for U16s and free for Under 5s. For the latest information visit www.bserufc.co.uk or follow the Greene King IPA7s Facebook page or Twitter account @GKIPA7s


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