Eight rugby teams will fight for victory at a cup festival held in Helensburgh later this month.

Helensburgh Rugby Club will host The Ardencaple Hotel Sevens Festival on Saturday, May 27 with the grounds opening at noon and the first match starting at 12.30pm.

Teams from near and far will compete in a two-pool format with an end of tournament knockout to determine the final winners.

The event will also feature a DJ, raffle, and games as well as barbecue food for anyone feeling peckish.

A club representative said: “Helensburgh Rugby Club are looking forward to hosting The Ardencaple Hotel Sevens Festival this year.

“The day will see eight local (and not so local) teams battle it out over the course of the afternoon to fight for the cup sponsored by No Limits Brewing.

“There will be additional side games and entertainment throughout the day which promises to be fun for all the family.

“Entry to the event is completely free and the local community is encouraged to head down and enjoy the competition, no membership required.”

The event will go on into the night where visitors will be treated to live music in the clubhouse.

Any enquiries should be sent to HRFCTreasurer0@gmail.com.