In what will be something of a dress rehearsal ahead of the Zurich Premiership London Double Header on Saturday 4th September, NEC Harlequins will play London Irish in the opening round of the London Pride Middlesex Sevens at Twickenham next Saturday (14th August).
London Irish have named Paul Sackey, Geoff Appleford and ex-Quin Mark Mapletoft in their squad of ten, whilst the Quins squad is set to include Ugo Monye, Luke Sheriff, Kai Hortsmann, Tom Williams and summer signing and Joe Mbu.
The winner of the first round tie will play either defending champions Northampton Saints or London Welsh in the quarterfinals.
The full first round draw is as follows:
British Army Vs Rotherham Titans (11.10am)
Bath Vs Leicester Tigers (11.30am)
London Irish Vs NEC Harlequins (11.50am)
Northampton Saints Vs London Welsh (12.10pm)
Worcester Vs Loughborough Students (12.30pm)
London Wasps Vs Leeds Tykes (12.50pm)
Gloucester Vs Newcastle Falcons (1.10pm)
Saracens Vs Sale Sharks (1.30pm)
Tickets for the London Pride Middlesex Sevens can be purchased by calling 0870 902 0000 or online from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.