Leicester captain Scott Steele was left with mixed emotions after the Tigers fell narrowly short of completing an unexpected first ever victory in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series.
San Francisco head coach Jone Naqica may agree his side aren't the biggest competing in the inaugural World Club 7s, but he believes with the sport now flourishing in the USA his squad can cause a few upsets.
Gloucester Rugby winger Drew Cheshire is looking to learn from his fellow Kingsholm speedsters, after getting his first taste of senior action in the JP Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s last Thursday.
Ahead of Gloucester Rugby playing in the JP Morgan Premiership 7s final evening on Friday evening, Sevens coach Olly Morgan has revealed one change in that Apo Satala will be pulling on a Gloucester shirt again.
Worcester Warriors and Leicester Tigers will have the honour of opening up proceedings at The Rec on Friday as both bid to secure a J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series title for the first time.
The J.P. Morgan Premiership Rugby 7s Series, which is now in its fourth year has kicked off with high octane action as teams have booked their places in the Final at Bath's Recreation Ground on Friday 9 August.
London Irish forwards coach Glenn Delaney believes the battle cry of back-row powerhouse Chris Hala'ufia inspired the Exiles to a memorable 24-13 victory over Stade Francais in the Amlin Challenge Cup on Sunday.
They may have cemented second spot in Pool 5 of the Heineken Cup with a thrilling 41-32 win over Montpellier but Leicester Tigers head coach Richard Cockerill warned his side will have to improve for next week's reverse game.