USA and Trinidad in the Melrose mix

USA TIGERS, Trinidad and Tobago, Glasgow Warriors and Clermont Auvergne will provide the international flavour at this year’s Melrose Sevens on April 12.

The line-up for the event was announced this week and will also include Scottish clubs Gala, Hawick, Jed-Forest, Kelso, Langholm, Peebles, Selkirk, Ayr, Boroughmuir, Currie, Heriots, Watsonians, Aberdeen GSFP, Dundee HSFP, Glasgow Hawks, Howe of Fife, Edinburgh Academicals, Stewart’s Melville, Stirling County and hosts Melrose.

Sevens convener, Ian Cooper, said: “With Clermont Auvergne eager to improve on their runner-up position of 2013, together with USA Tigers and Glasgow Warriors, I feel that any one of a dozen sides is capable of winning this year’s tournament.

“Add to that the unknown quantity of Trinidad and Tobago and I believe we can look forward to yet another outstanding afternoon of top quality sevens rugby.”

Aberdeen Asset Management will continue as main sponsor for the 2014 event.