Welsh set for Sevens debut

Exiles replace 2011 champions Newcastle

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London Welsh: Set to play in the JP Morgan Premiership Rugby Sevens Series

London Welsh: Set to play in the JP Morgan Premiership Rugby Sevens Series

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London Welsh will take on Sale, Leicester and Northampton when they make their first appearance in this season's JP Morgan Premiership Rugby Sevens Series.

The Exiles replace last season's champions Newcastle Falcons in the competition after their promotion to the top-flight was finally ratified and they will head to Edgeley Park for the Pool B action on Friday, July 20.

This season's action gets underway at the Stoop on July 13, with Harlequins, London Irish, London Wasps and Saracens fighting it out.

The Pool C games will be held at Kingsholm on Thursday July 26, with Gloucester facing Bath, Exeter and Worcester.

The final will take place on August 3 at The Rec, with the top two teams from each pool qualifying.

Pool A, The Twickenham Stoop, Friday July 13

7.30pm, London Irish v Harlequins
7.55pm, London Wasps v Saracens
8.25pm, London Wasps v London Irish
8.50pm, Harlequins v Saracens
9.20pm, London Irish v Saracens
9.45pm, London Wasps v Harlequins.

Pool B, Edgeley Park, Friday July 20

7.30pm, London Welsh v Sale Sharks
7.55pm, Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers
8.25pm, Northampton Saints v London Welsh
8.50pm, Sale Sharks v Leicester Tigers
9.20pm, London Welsh v Leicester Tigers
9.45pm, Northampton Saints v Sale Sharks.

Pool C, Kingsholm, Thursday July 26

7.30pm, Exeter Chiefs v Gloucester
7.55pm, Bath v Worcester Warriors
8.25pm, Bath v Exeter Chiefs
8.50pm, Gloucester v Worcester Warriors
9.20pm, Exeter Chiefs v Worcester Warriors
9.45pm, Bath v Gloucester.

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