Samurai clinch Middlesex Sevens title

Middlesex Sevens

Specialist sevens side ULR Samurai claimed their first-ever Middlesex Sevens title at Twickenham this weekend, beating London Irish in a repeat of last year’s final.

The Exiles squad that won the event last year boasted three Armitage brothers as well as England scrum-half Paul Hodgson, but Mike Friday’s squad also contained some famous names from the world sevens circuit, and they prevailed 15-12.

Here are the full results from the 2010 Middlesex Sevens:

Round 1

London Irish 31 Leicester Tigers 7
HFW Wailers 14 Exeter Chiefs 19
London Wasps 21 Newcastle Falcons 7
Saracens 5 England’s Help for Heroes 10
The British Army 19 Gilbert Pups 5
Kenya 7s 19 Leeds Carnegie 12
Wales Amser Justin Time 19 Harlequins 34
White Hart Marauders 5 ULR Samurai International 38

Plate Quarter-finals

Leicester Tigers 7 HFW Wailers 43
Newcastle Falcons 17 Saracens 0
Gilbert Pups 33 Leeds Carnegie 5
White Hart Marauders 7 Wales 24

Cup Quarter-finals

London Irish 26 Exeter Chiefs 7
London Wasps 12 England’s Help for Heroes 10
British Army 28 Kenya 7s 5
Harlequins 12 ULR Samurai International 19

Plate Semi-finals

HFW Wailers 19 Newcastle Falcons 24
Gilbert Pubs 14 Wales Amser Justin Time 31

Cup Semi-finals

London Irish 22 London Wasps 0
Samurai International 29 British Army 0

Plate Final

Newcastle Falcons 14 Wales Amser Justin Time 10

Cup Final

ULR Samurai 15 London Irish 12

For full interviews, click on the players below:

Joe Lydon ULR Samurai Coach


Newcastle’s Charlie Amesbury


Danny Care on his yellow card


One thought on “Samurai clinch Middlesex Sevens title

  1. Gutted to have missed this – was the quality as high as the squad lineups suggested? I guess it wasn’t the same players in the Samurai team that have been competing in the national series, was it?

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