Berwick Sevens

Berwick Sevens is an annual rugby sevens event held by Berwick RFC, in Berwick upon Tweed, England. The Berwick Sevens was the last of the Border Sevens tournaments to be instated, in 1983; but the first in England.[1]

Berwick Sevens
SportRugby sevens
Instituted1983
Number of teams16
CountryEngland England
HoldersScotland Watsonians (2019)
Most titlesScotland Jed-Forest (7 titles)
Related competitionKings of the Sevens

The main Borders Sevens tournaments combine in a Kings of the Sevens league; and the Berwick Sevens are now part of this league.

2019's Berwick Sevens was played on 21 April 2019. Watsonians won the final, beating Boroughmuir 24-17.[2]

Invited SidesEdit

Various sides have been invited to play in the Berwick Sevens tournament throughout the years. Stoke RFC made it to the final of the tournament in 1984, only to be beaten by Kelso.[3]

SponsorshipEdit

2019's Sevens tournament was sponsored by Kelso & Lothian Harvesters.[4][5] 2018's tournament was sponsored by Sanderson McCreath and Edney; Berwick Solicitors.[6]

Past winnersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC - A Sporting Nation - The first Melrose Sevens match 1883". www.bbc.co.uk.
  2. ^ The 7s, Kings Of (21 April 2019). "Berwick 7s Final: Boroughmuir 17-24 Watsonians".
  3. ^ "Berwick - Kings of the 7s".
  4. ^ "Kelso & Lothian Harvesters Berwick RFC Annual Seven-A-Side Tournament" (PDF). www.pitchero.com. 21 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Berwick 7's Main Sponsor - Kelso & Lothian Harvesters - News - Berwick Rugby Club". www.pitchero.com.
  6. ^ "Berwick Sevens sponsored by Sanderson , McCreath & Edney - News - Berwick Rugby Club". www.pitchero.com.