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.
The Connacht team to face Munster in their first interprovincial clash of the season at Thomond Park on Saturday (kick-off 5.15pm) has been named. Head coach Pat Lam has made nine personnel changes to the team that started against Brive in the European Challenge Cup.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley has made six changes to the team that beat Benetton Treviso in the Champions Cup for Saturday's return to GUINNESS PRO12 action against Connacht at Thomond Park (kick-off 5.15pm).
Following the completion of discussions between EPCR, the Ligue Nationale de Rugby, Premiership Rugby and PRO12 Rugby to reschedule the six European club matches which were postponed due to the Paris attacks, it has been agreed by all parties that the games will be played on the weekend of January 8/9/10, 2016 in advance of round 5 of the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.