Tag Archives: Rugby Sevens

RugbyX: Rugby’s answer to Twenty20?

When the Twenty20 (“T20”) concept was first proposed by cricket executives in 2002, as a means to freshen up the traditional game and boost viewing figures, it was met with a mixed response. However, almost 20 years on, T20 has revolutionised the game, dramatically boosting exposure to the game, both domestically and overseas. By way … Continue Reading

Squire Patton Boggs @ the Law Society Rugby 7s and Netball Tournament

Yesterday saw Squire Patton Boggs lawyers compete in the first combined Law Society rugby sevens and netball tournament, sponsored by Marston Holdings, in the glorious sunshine at the Richmond Athletic Ground. With the sevens team completing the grand slam of City Sevens and Law Society Sevens titles in 2016, hopes were high for another strong … Continue Reading

Team GB: Rugby 7s and the perennial complications of being British

It was reported on 26 September 2016 that formal discussions are being held to determine whether the Team GB Rugby 7s squad should become a permanently funded programme.   In practice, this would mean a pooling of resources between the Rugby Unions of England, Wales and Scotland (each of whom currently fund a team which competes … Continue Reading

Sporting Success for Squire Patton Boggs

Sunday brought more silverware for the Squire Patton Boggs rugby 7s team with victory in the Robert Walters Law Society 7s. Group wins over the Law Society RFC and Clyde & Co saw the team advance into the Cup competition unbeaten as the dark horses. Quarter and semi-final wins over Travers Smith and Simmons & … Continue Reading
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