New Transfer Window for UAE Rugby

The UAE Rugby Federation announced a new player transfer window for current registered UAERF competition players to be able to move clubs during the season. Previously the understanding was that players could not move clubs without the consent of the UAERF. Now players can transfer clubs during the following periods – 1st August – 15th […]

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Week 6 Gulf Rugby Review

There were some brilliant games last night in Gulf Rugby’s top tier of rugby and it is proving harder and harder to see a clear overall winner as we approach the ‘sevens’ break. With Bahrain having the weekend off following Al Ain’s withdrawal, all the games took part in the UAE, as Doha travelled to […]

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UAE Conference Week 5 Preview.

While there is still a long way to go until the 10th February Conference league split, only one win (4 points) separates 4th (Tigers) from 8th (Wasps) in the league. Dropped games now means the 7 weeks left of fixtures (this weekend inclusive) could spell bottom 5 plate rugby. Add to that scenario that 9th […]

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Women’s Series Kicks off at Sport City

The women’s cross border 7s series starts Friday 7th October with Dubai Sharks Ladies hosting the first tournament of the season. The tournament will have 14 teams from 8 clubs, with Kuwait yet to be seen this season and Wasps new women’s team yet to make an entrance in the series. The teams have been […]

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Dubai Wasps hold together and start to grow again.

The Dubai Wasps have been through some turbulent times, but this weekend the club will field 2 sides again since their almost collapse a season ago, when the team was down to less than 20 players. Now have 60+ registered and the Wasps club have made a remarkable comeback from a period that saw them […]

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Week 4 Gulf Rugby Preview.

Our Kukri ME Preview includes some big games this weekend, with top tier rugby throwing up some great match ups. UAE Premiership Abu Dhabi Saracens take on their city club rivals Harlequins tonight (Thursday evening KO) and Saracens who have had a bumpy start to the season with a forfeit win over Al Ain and […]

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Wk 3 Gulf Rugby Review

Yesterday’s rugby produced some interesting and close results and only reinforces the competitiveness of the leagues this season. At the 7s, Bahrain and Hurricanes early kick off, meant a strained neck between the Premiership clash and the entertainment going on on pitch 6 between Sharjah and Wasps. Both games were end to end and both […]

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Jordan 7s – First Series

The Jordan Rugby Sevens Series got off to a steady start with a solid win for Nomads Rugby Club over Amman Citadel in the 6 team Tournament. Petra University was the location with all 6 of Jordans teams making the journey, Nomads 1st and 2nd Team, Amman Saracens, Citadel Knights & Citadel Warriors (essentially a […]

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