The draw was announced today for the first round of the Middlesex Sevens with Gloucester taking on London Irish.
The Middlesex Charity Sevens returns this year with all 12 Premier League teams participating in one of Europe's biggest club 7s events.
It's a full day of fun and running rugby with the Guinness Premiership sides joined by four invitation teams in a knock-out competition.
The team to beat last season was Harlequins who defeated The Army in a nail biting finale, with fine performances from all players. Teams will look to prevent Harlequins retaining the title, as the last time they won they went on to claim five successive titles.
The knock-out format of the day will see first round losers being entered into the Plate competition.
With a total of 22 games, 30,000 fans and fancy dress, the stage is set for an amazing day. This year proceeds are distributed to the PRA Benevolent fund and the RFU Injured Player's Foundation.
Skipper Billy Twelvetrees admitted that the Gloucester squad were disappointed and frustrated after losing at home to Exeter, regretting that Gloucester's own errors had given the Chiefs the upper hand.
David Humphreys spoke to the local press after the Gloucester Rugby team to face Exeter Chiefs on Friday was announced. Henry Purdy is making his Premiership debut for Gloucester and thoroughly deserves his chance says Humphreys.
Dan Murphy was part of a Gloucester pack which took a grip as the Sale game progressed and, ultimately, were rewarded with a late penalty try. The loose head prop says the team's improved scrummaging is down to a lot of hard work over the summer.
Gloucester clinched their first Aviva Premiership win of the season on Saturday, 34-27 over Sale Sharks, and scrum half Greig Laidlaw felt that the Kingsholm crowd played a massive part as they spurred the team on.
David Humphreys spoke to Gloucester Rugby TV after the 34-27 win over Sale Sharks at Kingsholm. The Director of Rugby praised the Kingsholm crowd for spurring the team on to a super second half comeback.