UAE Rugby participates in the Paris Olympics qualifiers

The rugby team delegation left for Osaka, Japan, to participate in the Asian qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which will be held next Saturday and Sunday, and the teams of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, China, Singapore, Thailand and India are also competing.

15 Nov
UAE Rugby team is third in Asia for the second year

The UAE men’s rugby team maintained third place on the continent for the second year in a row in the Asian Sevens Championship. The Japanese team ranked first, the Hong Kong team came in second place, and the UAE national team outperformed well-established teams such as the Chinese, Malaysian, South Korean, Singaporean and Philippine teams.

24 Oct
Rugby festivals for female government school students

The Rugby Union, in cooperation with the International Federation of the Game and the Emirates School Education Foundation, organizes rugby festivals for first, second and third stage students in government girls’ schools.

19 Oct
A “rosy” reception for women’s rugby champions in Asia

The delegation of the UAE women’s rugby team received a reception full of flowers upon its return, yesterday, after achieving the achievement of winning the Asian Cup for the first time in the history of the game in the country, in the tournament that concluded in Doha.

5 Nov
Partnership between UAE Rugby and Dubai Duty Free

The UAE Rugby Federation announced its partnership with Dubai Duty Free to  sponsor the national teams (men, women, youth under 20 years old, young women under 20 years old) and the Emirati Shaheen and Al Maha teams, for a period of two years, subject to renewal.

27 Aug
UAE Rugby is in Group D of the “Asian Games” in China

The draw for the nineteenth Asian Games, which will start in Hangzhou, starting from next September 23, has placed the UAE national rugby team in Group D alongside the teams of China and Afghanistan. our national team is currently continuing its local preparations in Dubai, under the supervision of coach Apollo Perlini. It is scheduled to hold an external preparation camp in Hong Kong before the start of the tournament, as preparation for the players before participating in this great event.

23 Aug
Dubai hosts kick-off for the World Rugby Tour

In December, Dubai will witness the launch of the HSBC Rugby Sevens Championship Series – one of the most important international events – which will be held in eight world-famous cities.

26 Jul
UAE 15s team is the Asian Rugby Champion

The UAE national rugby team won the title of the “first level” Asian Championship for the category of 15 players, after defeating Pakistan in the second leg of the championship final with a score of 93-3, in the match that took place between them at the Punjab Stadium in the Pakistani city of Lahore. The team had won the first match against the national team The Pakistani scored 95-0, to rise to the elite level in the continent with the teams of Hong Kong, South Korea and Malaysia.

8 Jul.
UAE hosts the 15s Women’s Rugby World Cup

The International Rugby Federation agreed that the UAE will host the 15-player Women’s World Championship, the first tournament of its kind to be held at The Sevens stadiums in Dubai from October 15 to 24, with the participation of 8 teams. It was also  agreed upon that the Japanese city of Fukuoka would host the final qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, on November 18 and 19, with the participation of 12 elite men’s and women’s teams.

26 Jun
Al Dhalai visits South America to promote UAE rugby

Qais Al-Dhalai, President of the Asian Rugby Confederation, member of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of the game, toured Argentina, Uruguay and Chile at the invitation of Sebastian Pinaroa, President of the South American Rugby Union, in order to support and consolidate relations at the level of the game in the two continents, as well as build distinguished relationships and partnerships.

11 Jun
UAE Rugby dedicates the “Arab title” to Sheik Mansour bin Zayed

The UAE Rugby Federation presented the achievement of the men’s team winning the gold in the eighth Arab Championship, which concluded yesterday evening in Al Ain, and the women’s team winning the silver, in an achievement achieved for the first time, to His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, the first supporter For the sport of rugby in the country, due to the interest of His Highness in this sport, and the provision of all support for its appearance at a distinguished level during the tournaments in which it participates.

20 Feb.
Al Ain hosts the 2023 “Arab Rugby”

The city of Al Ain will host the meetings of the General Assembly of the Arab Rugby Union, headed by Qais Aldhalai , on the sidelines of the Arab Rugby Sevens Championship for men and women, hosted by the Game Federation in cooperation with the Arab Game Federation at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, on Saturday for two days.

16 Feb.
UAE is the Asian Rugby Champion

The UAE youth and female teams won the two gold medals and two cups of the Asian Rugby Sevens Championship under 20 years old, which was held in Angrin, Uzbekistan, after the youth team defeated Uzbekistan 34-0 in the final, and the women’s team defeated India 31-0.
The mission will return to the country tomorrow, “Monday”, headed by Muhammad Sultan Al Zaabi, Secretary-General of the Federation, Abdul Rahman Salah Bukhatir, member of the Board of Directors, Apollo Perlini, Technical Director, and Philadelphia Orlando, girls’ coach, along with assistant coaches Youssef Shaker, George Cliff, Jack Benadi and Buettner, and members of the technical, medical and administrative staff.

6 Nov.
Apollo Perelini’s UAE finish strong to secure spot on 2020 Asia Rugby Sevens Series

The UAE saved the best for last as they achieved a sixth-place finish at the Sri Lanka 7s, thereby securing their,,,

01 Oct.
Qais Al-Dhalai voted as new Asia Rugby Preisdent as new EXCO named

UAE’s Qais Al-Dhalai has been voted as the new Asia Rugby President succeeding Aga Hussain…

17 Nov.
The 50th Anniversary of the Dubai Sevens Weekend is here

The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens kicks off tomorrow at The Sevens Stadium and is celebrating its 50th anniversary…

05 Dec.
Asia Rugby EGM via Conference Call Concluded Successfully

Asia Rugby held an EGM on the 6th of September in Dubai UAE via conference call witnessing member unions voted …

09 Sep.
Combined UAE-Israel teams to feature in rugby ‘friendship tour’

UAE have not played a Test match since May 2019 when they defeated Guam, in blue, and Thailand to win …

14 March
Reed Smith Partners with UAE Rugby Federation’s Al Maha’ Emirati Female Rugby Team

United Arab Emirates Rugby Federation, under the leadership of Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma…

29 April
Hosts UAE draw Asian champions Japan, Sri Lanka and China in Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 qualifiers

Hosts UAE have been drawn alongside Asian powerhouses Japan, Sri Lanka and China in Pool B of the As…

21 June
UAE Rugby Federation Endorses Asia Rugby region-wide Insurance Policy for All Amateur Representatives

has confirmed it will implement the Asia Rugby policy, created in partnership with Onside…

21 June
UAE Rugby charges GymNation with National Teams’ Fitness

UAE Rugby has recently inked a deal with GymNation, the UAE’s leading gym chain…

21 June