Terrific Thursday Set To Kick Off The Sevens In Style! Free Entry For Everyone

Nov 22, 2016

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Published on 22/11/2016

The Sevens Stadium will come alive at the first day of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens on 1st December. The three-day extravaganza kicks off with the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series on Pitch 1 and will include defending champions Australia against South Africa.

With free entry for all on Thursday, the National Day celebration is off to a great start at the Dubai Rugby Sevens and everyone can enjoy a truly family-friendly event.

The Rugby Village will offer an array of activities, competitions, and games so fans can enjoy more than just world-class rugby on the opening day of what will be a fantastic weekend. 

The Virgin Radio Dubai Teen Zone is back for its second year, this is a great place for teens to relax with friends and enjoy the latest music from top Virgin Radio Dubai DJs, the Sabba 7’s Cub and the Little Wonders crèche will both be open from Thursday so fans of all ages have a great start to the weekend.

Families are also catered for with a special entrance and 2,000 designated family seats in the family stand, a range of F&B outlets will be on offer for all to enjoy, as well as a free bus service to family drop-off points throughout Dubai operating from 6pm.                                                                                                                                

A total of 18 international matches will be played on Thursday and the largest Invitation Tournament to-date kicks off with rugby and netball matches taking place for everyone to watch. Rated one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world, the Invitation Tournament will see competition in categories ranging from Gulf Men’s League, Gulf Vets and UAE National School Boys. 

The full schedule of matches can be found here. 

Organisers are encouraging ticket purchase in advance and save money in the process. Taking place 1-3 December at The Sevens Stadium, excited fans can purchase their tickets online at www.dubairugby7s.com or at Emirates Group Headquarters, dnata Travel Stores, Go Sport and Park n Shop. 

Ticket Prices (general admission) are:

  • Thursday - FREE ADMISSION
  • Friday 2 December - in advance AED300, on the day AED400
  • Saturday 3 December - in advance AED300, on the day AED400
  • Season Tickets (Friday and Saturday) - in advance AED500, on the day AED600
  • Children under 12 admitted free.
  • Special reserved seating and hospitality packages are available -  please visit: www.dubairugby7s.com

In a special offer this year, Emirates Skywards Members can redeem tickets for the event using their Miles; members should visit the Sports and Culture section of Skywards at www.emirates.com to avail this offer


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