We field various Men’s teams which compete in both the UAE and regional competitions. Additionally, the club enters the hugely popular annual Dubai Sevens that is played in conjunction with the IRB World Sevens Series in December of each year. This world famous tournament was started by Dubai Exiles and was previously known as The Dubai Exiles Sevens. Over the years our men’s 7’s teams have acheived regular success in this tournament playing in front of 50,000 rugby fans.
Men’s 1st XV
Currently Dubai Rugby 7’s 2017 Champions and UAE Premiership Champions, our 1st XV squad caters to all those enthusiastic to play regular, competitive Rugby. From young aspiring players to experienced elite players, all battle it out on the pitch every weekend competing in the various prestigious competitions in the Gulf and we have the proud tradition of being multiple winners of these competitions.
This coming season ( 2018/19) our 1st XV is playing in the newly structured UAE Premiership. This will consist of a home and away game played against the other 5 highest rated teams in the UAE. They will also play in the newly formed West Asia Conference League which is a cross boarder competition, including Doha, and Bahrain.
Many league games will be played across the season.
Furthermore, they boast a proud record of seeing a number of players regularly being selected for the UAE National side and last season was no exception and an increasing number of our 1st XV are home grown talent having come through our strong junior program.
We have a highly skilled and experienced Management team compromising of..
- Director of Rugby/Head Coach – Jacques Benade
- Physiotherapist /SportsRehabilitation – Chris Page
Men’s 2nd XV
Our 2nd XV, is also often referred to as the ‘Super 2s’ and competes in the UAE Conference Competition.
The 2nd XV offers a competitive, but social platform of Rugby and with a good blend of U18 development players, aspiring 1st team players and seasoned Vets (over age 35) who offer leadership, experience and spirit.
- Coach – Gareth Venter
- Physiotherapist/Sports Rehabilitation – Chris Page
Feel free to contact our Head Coach, Jacques Benade, should you need more information or find out about opportunities in the men’s section, by email at Jacquesbenade@dubaiexiles.com or telephone +971 58 897 2961