The current Premiership Champions Saracens will play at Melrose Sevens for the first time this month. Organisers of the annual seven-a-side tournament had been disappointed when New Zealand's Bay of Plenty dropped out.
However, Saracens agreed to step in at short notice. The tournament will go ahead on April 14th.
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