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Tilney sponsors Melrose Sevens for a second year

Tilney Investments is continuing its sponsorship of the Melrose Sevens rugby tournament being played for the 112th year in the Scottish borders town of Melrose.

This is the second year Tilney has sponsored the tournament, which takes place on April 13 and sees teams from as far away as Japan, Uruguay and the US taking part.

Also lined up are the Barbarians, the current champions and holders of the Ladies Centenary Cup.

Tilney will be also present a new trophy – the “Tilney Try of the Tournament”, to be judged by the BBC.

As part of its sponsorship, Tilney is putting up prize money with a total purse of £12,000. The winner will take possession of the Ladies Centenary Cup, medals and £5,000.

Tilney Investments director Colin Brown says: “The Tilney Melrose Sevens has enabled us to develop a strong strategic partnership in Scotland. This association allows us to talk to our target consumers through a sport that many hold very close to their hearts.”

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