Gloucester Rugby Community, working with 7 Bamboos Rugby, are offering a fantastic opportunity for local under-14 teams to play at Kingsholm ahead of the Premiership 7s Series on 31st July.
Max Lueck from 7s Bamboo explained:
"We are organising a junior 7s competition, and would like to invite local clubs to enter a team. The event provides the unique chance for youngsters to play on the Kingsholm pitch."
"7 Bamboos Rugby has been formed to further promote the game. We aim to introduce the Olympic sport to a younger audience.
"We are 7s development specialists and will be planning to offer specific development programmes across Gloucestershire for all ages and ability groups."
The U14 competition will be a curtain raiser to the Premiership Rugby 7s held on the same evening at Kingsholm. Teams who enter will receive free tickets to watch Gloucester take on Bath, Exeter and London Irish in the round
To enter a team please contact Max on 07864 177476.
For more information about 7 Bamboos Rugby please visit: www.7bamboosrugby.com or send an email to email@example.com
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Gloucester Rugby welcome Sione Kalamafoni, Greig Laidlaw and Tom Palmer back to the starting line up and feature David Halaifonua in a matchday squad for the first time, as they resume Aviva Premiership action against Bath Rugby at Kingsholm on Saturday (kick off 5:30pm).