Sophie started her rugby in the Mini & youth section of the Dubai Exiles U7s and was one of the stars of the young team for 6 years. She then moved to the U19 girls and played a central role in developing the team that eventually won the Dubai 7s event 4 years out of 5 [5 years out of 6 after the 2019 win].
Wasps & England
Will Wilson, a No 8 who will take up a professional contract with English Premiership side Wasps this summer , started rugby as a mini for Dubai Exiles aged five. Now 21, Will has been called into the England senior side for the first time on the HSBC World Sevens Series for the Hong Kong tournament.
A former Dubai Exiles youth player took another step towards the elite game after playing in England’s victory over Scotland in the Under 18 Six Nations at the weekend .
Devante was introduced to rugby in Dubai at the age of ten and went on to represent his school, Jumeirah College, and Dubai Exiles.
Nationality: Australian Seasons: 1998 – 1999
“Played for Dubai Exiles RC in 98 & 99….Was the only Australian in the 1st XV at the time I believe. Great club, great team.”
Nationality: TBC Seasons: 1989
“played for the Dubai Exiles in 1989. Had a great time and in those times we played on a sandy pitch with small stones.”
If you’d like to be added to the Dubai Exiles Rugby Club Alumni page, please fill in the contact form below, send us your details and when you played for the club! It would be great of you could attach a photo of yourself in your Exiles kit too!