Fancy Playing Sevens For Munster, Auckland, San Francisco or Saracens?
3 July 2014 14:00pm
The World Club Sevens comes to Thomond Park
Fancy lining out for Fiji's famous Daveta club side or scoring a try for South Africa's Blue Bulls? Organisers of the Limerick World Club 7s event are offering 12 Irish-based rugby players the chance to play for one of the world-class club sides coming to Thomond Park for the very first Limerick World Club 7s event on August 9th and 10th.
Up to 100 Irish-based players will be selected to attend a trial event on Monday 4th August, just ahead of the main event.
The hopefuls will be put through their paces by a selection committee and 12 players will be selected to be part of the 'Combine Team' which will act as a substitute squad for all competing teams.
This is no pipe dream - last year at the World Club 7s event in Twickenham one of the members of the English Combine Team played for the ACT Brumbies in the final!
If you think you have what it takes to compete in this year's Limerick World Club 7s event, register on http://ur7s.com/agency/world-club-7s-combine-limerick-ireland
The inaugural Limerick World Club 7s Festival takes place at Thomond Park the weekend before this year's World Club 7s event in Twickenham with many of the same teams taking part in both, meaning that travelling fans will get four days of superb 7s in one week!
Tickets from €15 are available to purchase on www.ticketmaster.ie and for more details on the event see www.worldclub7series.com and join our social media www.facebook.com/WorldClub7Series and @WorldClubSevens on Twitter.
Speaking during Connacht's training trip to Ballinrobe RFC, captain John Muldoon said: "It's great to see the jerseys and the people coming out to support us today. Long may it continue because we're not a Galway team, we're a Connacht team and that's what we want to push and that's why we come out on these days out."
Young hooker David Heffernan, who extended his current deal with Connacht in April, enjoyed a trip back to his native Mayo as Pat Lam's men held an open training session at Ballinrobe RFC earlier this week.