Scotland 7s and Edinburgh Rugby centre, John Houston has caught up with Karen Bond from the IRB to give his thoughts ahead of the Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s this Saturday and Sunday (5 and 6 May).
In the interview Houston drew on the unique atmosphere that sevens has as a whole weekend event with the second day’s action determined by the first and getting back into the abbreviated game after focusing on 15-a-side rugby for the last year.
Click below to listen to the full interview:
Tickets are still on sale for the event on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May with a wealth of fast paced international rugby being played on both days from 10.30am right through to the evening. Tickets are available from www.glasgow7s.com/buy-tickets.
Scotland 7s take on Wales (11.58am), South Africa (3.04pm) and Russia (5.53pm) on Saturday and as an experienced professional and sevens rugby player Thompson knows how much of a difference a big, noisy crowd can make.