The Ospreys have accepted an invitation to send a team to the Middlesex 7's, which this year takes place on Saturday 16 August at Twickenham.
The Ospreys have accepted an invitation to send a team to the Middlesex 7’s, which this year takes place on Saturday 16th August at Twickenham.
It will be the first time that the region has competed in Europe’s leading 7’s tournament.
This year’s competition pits the twelve Guinness Premiership clubs against four invited sides, with the Ospreys joined this year by Leeds Carnegie, Newport Gwent Dragons and 2004 winners the British Army.
A full day of top class rugby at the home of English rugby kicks off at 10.30 with a mouth-watering clash between 2006 winners London Wasps and Leicester Tigers, with the Ospreys being drawn to face Northampton Saints in their first match.
Ospreys elite performance director Andrew Hore said: “We are delighted to accept this invitation from Premier Rugby to compete in the 2008 Middlesex 7’s and are looking forward to returning to Twickenham so soon after our fantastic afternoon there in April when we brought the EDF Energy Cup back to Wales.
"This is probably the most prestigious sevens tournament in world rugby, with a fantastic history and a winners list that reads like a who’s who of rugby.
“The last time we travelled to Twickenham we received fantastic support, with our fans helping to generate a great atmosphere and we’ll be hoping to see many of them there once again for what will be a great day out.”