Swindon to host annual sevens tournament

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SWINDON Rugby club are set to host their second annual sevens festival following the success of last year’s tournament.

The 2013 edition of the event proved to be a fantastic day of rugby, enjoyed by all the teams, including sides from Somerset, Birmingham and the Swindon area. The day also included music and food, as well as a fun day for all the family.

This year’s competition, which will take place at Greenbridge Road on July 19, promises to be even bigger and better with 16 teams competing for the £1,000 first prize.

Last year’s champions, Sailor Jerry’s, are returning to defend their title against familiar faces from last year, and some new teams from across the country. In addition to the rugby, there will be a bouncy castle, BBQ and many other family activities.

Registration for teams is still open, although there are only a few spaces left.

The club are also keen to hear from any local businesses who are interested in being a part of the day, either through sponsorship & hospitality opportunities, or having a trading presence at the event.

For more information visit www.swindon7s.co.uk, search for “Swindon 7s” on Facebook, or email info@swindon7s.co.uk.

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