After a helping the UAE to a resounding victory over Guam in the semi-final of the ARC Division 2 Championships (82-7), Exiles players Ed Armitage, Jaen Botes, Stephen Ferguson, Gio Fourie, Matt Mills, Thinus Steyn and Lukas Waddington again wielded huge influence in the final against host nation, Thailand.
Matt Mills (Vice Captain UAE)
In the final, the UAE national team thrashed Thailand by 50 – 12 in Hua Hin. 8 tries were scored in total with Exiles players contributing with tries from Stephen Ferguson (2) and Jaen Botes (1). Jaen Botes finished the tournament as the leading try scorer with 5 in total.
Dubai Exiles Rugby Club is hugely proud to have seven UAE International Rugby Players at the club. These players not only turning out for our men’s senior side but also helping to coach and encourage many of the younger age grade rugby players and (hopefully) future internationals.