Rugby: Bury set for sevens

England and Wales players will grace The Haberden at next month's first Bury rugby 7s.The ULR Invitation Premier 7s Tournament, will be at Bury RFC on the May 3 bank holiday.

England and Wales players will grace The Haberden at next month's first Bury rugby 7s.

The ULR Invitation Premier 7s Tournament, will be at Bury RFC on the May 3 bank holiday.

The Wales 7s coaching team that led Wales to the recent Rugby Sevens World Cup in Dubai will be at the event, looking after the Welsh Warriors team.

The team will consist of Welsh 7s team squad members as well as development players.


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The England 7s coaching team of Ben Ryan and Russell Earnshaw will be looking after the St George team, using a mix of current and up and coming players.

The tournament will be part of a family fun day, including a funfair and entertainment for children, and barbecues.

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Among the 16 sides taking part are are Northampton Saints, England St George 7s, Welsh Warriors, London Scottish, Cambridge University and .Blackheath.

A total of �7,000 prize money is available.

Mike Robinson from Bury St Edmunds RFC said: “The sevens game pushes top players to their absolute limits and for this reason it is one of the most exciting sports to play and watch.”

Entry fees are �7 for adults, �3 for under-14s, and free for under-fives. Gates open at 10am and the first game is at 11am, with the final at 5.30.

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