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News

 

The UAE have been spared demotion back to the third tier of Asian rugby, despite completing a third defeat in Asia Rugby Championship Division 1 with a 34-26 loss to the Philippines

UAE avoid relegation from Asia Rugby Championship Division 1 despite defeat to Philippines

5/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
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France likely to play rugby friendly in the UAE

 The UAE Rugby Federation (UAERF) and the Federation Francaise de Rugby (FFR) have entered into a partnership aimed at developing players coaches and officials across both the formats - Rugby Sevens and XV.

5/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
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UAE prepare for Asia Rugby Championship with victory over Premiership Barbarians

 Ben Bolger, the UAE captain, says his side have much work still to do, despite their improved form in a win over the Premiership Barbarians at Sharjah Wanderers.

4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Office Closure

The United Arab Emirates Rugby Federation congratulates you on the blessed night of Isra’a Wal Miraj and would like to inform you of the office closure from

4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Mike McFarlane uses Coach of the Year award to heap praise on Abu Dhabi Harlequins as UAE Rugby Annual Awards celebrate best of Emirates rugby

Mike McFarlane, predictably, picked up the Coach of the Year award at the UAE Rugby Annual Awards yesterday, but used his accolade to pay tribute to everyone who has helped Abu Dhabi Harlequins achieve such an historic season of success.

4/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Apollo Perelini says UAE squad are "twice as good" as a year ago ahead of ARC Division I series

Apollo Perelini believes his UAE side that will begin the fight for a place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup next month at the Asia Rugby Championship is twice as good as the team that stormed to Division I promotion a year ago.

4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
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UAE rugby: Success is worth the wait for dominant ‘one club’ Abu Dhabi Harlequins

 Amid the confusion about what trophies were actually on offer this season, and how to go about winning them, one of the contenders made a pertinent point.

4/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
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‘Our dream has come true’: First televised matches bring UAE rugby closer to fans and community

The last day of the domestic season was a day of firsts for UAE rugby.

4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Abu Dhabi Harlequins win UAE Premiership, their fifth trophy of the season

Cup winners. Sevens winners. Champions of the UAE. Champions of West Asia. And in both the men’s and women’s game, too. Adding in the second-tier conference title to boot is just showing off.

4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
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#360view: Expect UAE Rugby to make further impressions on Asia

The UAE have come a long way in the last few years, but it is how far their potential can carry them that should have rugby fans in the Emirates really excited.

2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
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HSBC Rugby Festival Dubai: Saracens’ Alex Goode delivers expertise and trophies in spite of injur

 Alex Goode, the leading player in England’s top division last season, was on hand to dispense his expertise at the Middle East’s biggest junior festival this weekend — even if he had to hobble around while doing so.

1/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Talented UAE youngsters excel at the HSBC Rugby Festival Dubai

Thousands of talented schoolchildren from across the UAE gathered at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai over the weekend to take part in two days of thrilling competition at the HSBC Rugby Festival Dubai.

1/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
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UAE can have perfect lift-off against Singapore

Apollo Perelini is concentrating on the ability of his own side rather than their opponents as the UAE get set to fight for promotion to the Asia Rugby Under 19 Championship.

12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
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All-Emirati team ready for Sevens with eye on the future

It’s been a slow process but the UAE Rugby Federation’s pursuit of its player pathway programme aimed at developing Emiratis to one day exclusively make up the national teams is definitely moving in the right direction.

12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Under-18 female team ‘very proud’ to represent UAE after eye-opening welcome to international rugby

 A pioneering team of Emirati female players ended their first day in international competition bloodied on the scoreboard, bruised on the body, but unyielding in their desire to progress as rugby players.

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Dubai Rugby Sevens: Under 18s the first female team to represent UAE at international level

 The UAE will be represented in international competition by Emirati female players for the first time next week.

11/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Quins beat Exiles in Eden Park Trophy final

Abu Dhabi Harlequins set themselves up nicely for a tilt at claiming a hat-trick of Gulf Men’s League titles at next week’s Dubai Rugby Sevens by winning the Eden Park 7s title at the weekend.

11/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Olympic medal winning Coach inspires young rugby stars

Ryan, the mastermind of Fiji’s first ever Olympic gold medal, is widely regarded to be one of the greatest the game has ever seen and was joined at the initiative by fellow Fiji coach and history maker Chris Cracknell.

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Administrative Circular No. (04/2016)

Administrative Circular No. (04/2016)

10/9/2016 12:00:00 PM
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HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan the Minister of Culture and Community Development the President of the General Authority of Youth and Sport Welfare has issued the decree # 60 for the year 2016

HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan the Minister of Culture and Community Development the President of the General Authority of Youth and Sport Welfare has issued the decree # 60 for the year 2016

10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby Federation flying high with Emirates Airline sponsorship renewal

Emirates will continue to sponsor the men’s, women’s and Under-20’s national 7’s and 15’s teams, and also continue as the UAE RF’s official airline sponsor. Qais Al Dhalai, UAE Rugby secretary general, said: “We are very proud to have the commitmen

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE rugby earn ‘well deserved’ Asian Rugby Championship promotion

Apollo Perelini, the UAE national rugby team coach, has promised there is “more to come" from his team after they crushed Thailand 70-18 to win the Asia Rugby Championship Division 2 title and gain promotion to Division 1 for next year.

5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE keep their RWC 2019 dream alive

The United Arab Emirates were the terrors of Tashkent this week as they showed themselves to be a class above the Asia Rugby Championship Division 2 in the Uzbekistan capital. On Saturday they scored 10 tries at the impressive Dustlik Stadium to see

5/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby thrash Thailand to gain promotion to Asia Rugby Championship Division 1

The UAE will be back in the second tier of Asian rugby next season after a crushing 70-18 defeat of Thailand saw them promoted to Division II of the Asia Rugby Championship.

5/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
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The UAE kept their promotion to Division 1 of the Asian Rugby Championship alive after a resounding 65-13 demolition of Uzbekistan at Tashkent on Wednesday.

UAE thrash Uzbekistan 65-13 to set up Asian Rugby Championship Division 2 final against Thailand

5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE coach Apollo Perelini confident of promotion in Asian Rugby Championship

Apollo Perelini is a man on a mission. The UAE national rugby coach is focused on the tough task of guiding his men past host Uzbekistan in the Asia Rugby Championship (ARC) Division 2 in Tashkent on Wednesday.

5/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Dubai Duty Free continues backing of UAE rugby referees

Dubai Duty Free has renewed its support of the UAE Rugby’s Referees Society for a further three-years through to, and including, the 2017/2018 season.

5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Kazakhstan woes improve UAE promotion chances in Asia Rugby Championship

It may be through default, but the UAE are on the brink of promotion to Division I of the Asia Rugby Championship, following Kazakhstan’s withdrawal due to financial constraints.

5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby performance manager Apollo Perelini announces his 25-man squad for Asia Rugby Championship Division II series later this month

Ryno Fourie treasures every opportunity he has to represent his “second home” of the UAE and believes it’s about time they brought home some silverware.

5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAERF’s Ben van Rooyen to join Asia Rugby on six-month contract

UAE Rugby Federation’s Regional Development Officer Ben van Rooyen has been appointed Asia Rugby’s ‘Get into Rugby Coordinator’ on a six-month secondment which started on May 1.

4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE manager Apollo Perelini hoping to find right balance ahead of ARC Division II Tests

UAE rugby performance manager Apollo Perelini has high expectations for his squad ahead of the Test series in Uzbekistan next month.

4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby Federation announces Avis as Official and Exclusive Logistics Partner

- 2-season term agreement sees UAERF and Avis branded vehicles provide transport and logistic support to the Federation - UAE Rugby has entered into a 2-season term agreement with Avis ,

3/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby secretary general Qais Abdulla Al Dhalai lauds inaugural Arab Rugby 7s in Egypt

Egypt successfully hosted the first Arab Rugby 7s at El-Gouna where the participating countries included United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and of course the hosts.

3/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Apollo Perelini ready for new challenge as UAE head to Asia Rugby Development Sevens Series

Apollo Perelini will take charge of his first competitive game as UAE rugby performance manager today as his team get their Asia Rugby Development Sevens Series underway in India

2/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Apollo Perelini says UAE Shaheen players grateful for the chance to play ‘win or lose’

Apollo Perelini, the UAE Shaheen coach, said his group of novice Emirati rugby players are unlikely to get carried away with their two-game winning streak.

1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby strikes historic TV deal that will see domestic and international highlights broadcast for the first time

The introduction of the first ever television programme featuring UAE rugby will speed up the progress of the game eventually turning professional in the Emirates, according to the region’s top domestic clubs.

1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
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UAE rugby set for bright future after impressive National Schoolboys final

Mukhtar Mekki hopes to one day watch Ali Khalid and his team-mates play on Pitch 1 at The Sevens Stadium in the main World Rugby Sevens Series.

12/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Land Rover joins HSBC as co-principal partner of UAE Rugby’s Player Pathway Program

UAE Rugby’s Player Pathway Program is set for an exciting 2016 with HSBC announcing they are to renew their support for a further 3 years, while Land Rover is unveiled as the program’s co-principal partner (in a multi-year agreement).

12/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens set to break records

The 2015 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, which will be held at The Sevens Stadium from December 3-5, is set to be the most impressive event in the history of the tournament as it kicks off the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and the HSBC World R

12/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE rugby chief pays tribute to “brother” Jonah Lomu

UAE Rugby Federation (UAERF) secretary general Qais Abdulla Al Dhalai has spoken of his sadness following the death of “friend” and “brother” Jonah Lomu.

11/18/2015 6:00:00 AM
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UAE dreaming of a top-eight finish at Asia Rugby Sevens Series in Colombo

The buzz is reverberating all the way from Sri Lanka as the UAE sevens squad stands on the brink of something very special.

10/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Dubai Airports 7s an opportunity for UAE Shaheen team to flourish

Mohammed Shaker says the UAE Shaheen team have high expectations of winning the inaugural UAE Rugby Dubai Airports 7’s tournament in Dubai on Friday.

10/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE to lead newly formed Arab Rugby Federation aimed at improving quality in the region

UAE to lead newly formed Arab Rugby Federation aimed at improving quality in the region

10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Outgoing UAE coach Roelof Kotze backs Apollo Perelini to excel in role

He may have just announced that he is leaving his post as national team head coach, but Roelof Kotze believes the UAE are in good hands with Apollo Perelini at the helm.

10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE rugby’s Roelof Kotze departing for job with South Africa’s Pumas

Roelof Kotze has stepped down as UAE rugby’s performance manager to take up a job in South Africa. He will oversee the UAE’s tour to Colombo for the final leg of this season’s Asian Sevens Series next weekend, before leaving to join Pumas in his ho

10/3/2015 5:00:00 PM
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UAE Shaheen's Apollo Perelini sets about new role with Emirati youngsters

UAE Shaheen coach Apollo Perelini believes Emiratis becoming truly passionate about rugby is the key to the progression of the game in the country. The New Zealand-born former dual code Samoan international was named head coach of the development t

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE U20s finish distant seventh at disappointing Asia Rugby Sevens Series in Malaysia

The UAE limped to seventh place in the first-leg of the Asia Rugby Under-20 Sevens Series in Malaysia on Sunday, winning just two of their six matches all weekend - both against Kazakhstan.

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Roelof Kotze confident UAE Under-20’s can shine in Malaysia

Roelof Kotze says his new-look UAE Under-20’s squad have bought into his philosophy and are thoroughly focused on success in the Asia Rugby Under-20 Sevens Series.

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE Rugby Federation and Dubai Sports Channel sign MoU to promote rugby within UAE

UAE Rugby Federation and Dubai Sports Channel have signed an MoU to promote the game of rugby across the UAE. Using the programmes and initiatives from UAE Rugby’s portfolio, Dubai Sports Channel will work together with the Federation to create loc

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Jebel Ali Dragons’ Ryno Fourie targets UAE squad berth for Asian Sevens Series

Having had a taste of international rugby on the UAE’s Asia Rugby Championship tour to Malaysia earlier this year, Jebel Ali Dragons full-back Ryno Fourie admits he’s hungry for more.

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Hassan Al Noobi says chat with Jaen Botes led to Abu Dhabi Saracens switch

Emirati rugby star Hassan Al Noobi has revealed a chat with Abu Dhabi Saracens captain Jaen Botes convinced him to make a move to the West Asia Champions from Arabian Knights

8/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
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All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu passes on tips to UAE

There was a time when the mere presence of New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu on the field would terrify the living daylights out of anyone in sight of him.

7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
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UAE prove they are ‘not walkovers anymore

The UAE’s improved showing at the Malaysian round of the ARFU HSBC Asian Rugby Sevens Series proves they are “not walkovers any­more”, according to performance manager Roelof Kotze.

6/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
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