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Rugby Special

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The Middlesex Sevens from Twickenham Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith
The final Saturday of the season is the time for players and supporters to let their hair down at Twickenham in this traditional festival of sevens rugby.
Two hundred and sixty clubs have fought it out in qualifying rounds to join last year's victors RICH-MOND, runners-up LONDON SCOTTISH as well as guests HARTLEPOOL ROVERS and LANSDOWNE in the final 16. Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Director JOHN PHILIPS Producer HUW JONES

Contributors

Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentator: Bill McLaren
Director: John Philips
Producer: Huw Jones

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