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The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens taking place on 30 November -2 December 2017 at The Sevens Stadium is without a doubt the sporting event of the year. The UAE National Sevens side has been a regular feature in the International open section of the tournament which gives the National side the opportunity to play against some of the world’s top Rugby teams.
In 2013, UAERF development side Shaheen entered The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens for the first time. This was a historic event for the all-Emirati development side and featured on the World of Rugby TV programme.  
As part of their continual development into rugby’s international stage, UAERF have again entered this year's International Mens Open competition with an all Emirati UAE National team. This is a big step for the federation as they have also entered the Gulf Mens Open competition with their all Emirati Shaheen team, showing how they have developed from previous years. 

Participation in the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has been crucial in growing the game among Emirati youth. In 2013 eight HSBC Player Pathway Programme teams battled it out for the UAE National Schools Trophy. In 2014, the final was played on pitch one – the highlight of many of the players’ young careers. In the same year UAERF showcased the development of girls rugby among Emiratis with a display match between two all Emirati girls teams also on pitch one. 

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Thrilling action, great crowds, a wonderful party atmosphere, top class entertainment, and all in a superb, purpose-built venue.

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Invitation Tournament

Watch the highlights from the 2016 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Invitation Tournament and get in touch if you would like to take part in the 2017 Tournament.

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