It was an unexpected road trip to Sharjah Wanderers RFC on Saturday afternoon for the Dubai Exiles Ladies. Round 5 of the UAE Women’s 7s Series had to be hosted in Sharjah due to a Gaelic Football tournamen being held at The Sevens Stadium.
Nadine Fourie had a great afternoon of rugby
Emma Ash was dynamic all day
The hosts did another fantastic job of looking after the many visiting teams and put on a great afternoon of women’s rugby here in the UAE.
Amanda Hameon did get the ball down against Abu Dhabi Harlequins Ladies
It was third place again for the Exiles ladies. A semi-final against the Sharks could have gone either way but the Exiles didn’t quite manage to ‘squish the fish’ and booked themselves a third / fourth place play-off against the Falcons.
Robyn Etherington distributed the ball well all afternoon
Hannah Barber scoring against the Falcon
In what was a scintillating match the Exiles ladies claimed their biggest scalp of the season, getting across the finish line against the Falcons by 19 points to 17.
Newcomer Deb Stokoe showed a clean pair of heels and grinned all the way to the posts with the final play of the game.
UAE Women’s 7s Rugby Series
Sharjah (February 25th 2023)