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UNITED Parcel Service in 1992 was an international carrier service with an area office in Carlisle.

Langholm Rugby Club players in 1992
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Langholm Rugby Club players in 1992

The manager was Gavin Graham, formerly treasurer of Langholm rugby club.

When UPS was looking around for an opportunity to advertise its service in the border area, it seems likely that Mr Graham nominated his club for consideration. Accordingly, UPS agreed to sponsor the Sevens at Langholm, providing a good class Guest Team was engaged.

Langholm did well in this matter, securing the entry of the reigning Middlesex Sevens champions, London Scottish. UPS got value for money because of the amount of community involvement evident in the town.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:57AM
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