Graham Ireland, Malcolm Gillies, Jim Stevenson & Allan Munro
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Scottish Rugby chairman Allan Munro has revealed the organisation may consider bidding to host the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2013.
The Scottish Government said yesterday they would give their full backing to a bid for the biggest sevens tournament on the planet after announcing plans to provide Scottish Borders Council with £10,000 to enhance their existing investment in rugby opportunities.
Munro said: "We will await the documentation from the International Rugby Board in respect of RWC 7s 2013 before making any decision on whether to bid.
"However, we are grateful for the continued and fulsome backing of the Scottish Government as we continue to grow our sport throughout Scotland."
In April, Scottish Rugby announced they were withdrawing their bid for the 2015 World Cup because they were unable to secure an agreement with the English, Irish and Welsh unions to co-host the event.
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