The JP Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series, Kingsholm

Reece Boughton of Gloucester Rugby 7s (left) congratulates Drew Cheshire of Gloucester Rugby 7s on s

Reece Boughton of Gloucester Rugby 7s (left) congratulates Drew Cheshire of Gloucester Rugby 7s on scoring a try during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series - Credit: onEdition

The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series kicked off for the fourth season on Thursday, August 1 with Pool A at Kingsholm, Gloucester.

Martyn Thomas of Gloucester Rugby 7s scores a try during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiersh

Martyn Thomas of Gloucester Rugby 7s scores a try during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series - Credit: onEdition

Pool B will be played at Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton, on Friday, August 2, Pool C at Allianz Park, Saracens’ home ground, on Saturday, August 3 and the Final being played at The Recreation Ground, Bath, on Friday, August 9.

Billy Burns of Gloucester Rugby 7s takes a kick during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership

Billy Burns of Gloucester Rugby 7s takes a kick during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series - Credit: onEdition

The innovative tournament, which involves all 12 Premiership Rugby clubs, offers a fantastic platform for some of the country’s finest young athletes to be exposed to the excitement, pressures and skills required to compete at an elite level.

Billy Burns of Gloucester Rugby 7s passes during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby

Billy Burns of Gloucester Rugby 7s passes during the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series - Credit: onEdition

The 12 Premiership Rugby clubs are divided into three groups for the tournament, with the winner and runner up of each regional event going through to the Final.

There are six games each evening, with each match consisting of two seven-minute halves with a two-minute break at half time.

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