MELROSE Sevens has announced the induction of former Scottish rugby international Carl Hogg into its prestigious hall of fame.

This esteemed recognition comes as a testament to Hogg’s outstanding contributions to the world of rugby and his significant impact on the Melrose Sevens tournament.

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Hogg, a revered figure in the rugby community, enjoyed a distinguished career as a player and has continued to make significant contributions to the sport in various coaching roles.

His exceptional skills and dedication to the game have left an indelible mark on the rugby landscape.

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One of his biggest impacts on the rugby world will always be his contribution to Melrose Rugby.

Hogg helped the town club win the Melrose Sevens not only in 1997, but also for a second time in 1998 alongside the likes of fellow legends Craig Chalmers, Bryan Redpath and Andy Purves.

He will be inducted at the upcoming Jackson Distillers Hall of Fame Dinner which will kick off the 2024 Melrose Sevens weekend on Thursday, April 11.

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The event promises to be a celebration of rugby excellence, bringing together fans, players and officials to pay tribute to a true rugby legend.

A spokesperson said: “Melrose Sevens extends its warmest congratulations to Carl Hogg on this well-deserved honour and looks forward to celebrating his induction into the Melrose Sevens Hall of Fame.”