Abu Dhabi Harlequins

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Abu Dhabi Harlequins
Full name Abu Dhabi Harlequins
Location United Arab Emirates
League(s) Gulf Top 6

Abu Dhabi Harlequins is a rugby union and rugby league team based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. They currently play in the Gulf Top 6 in rugby union, and the Emirates Rugby League competition in rugby league.

2012-13 Squad[edit]

in bold = players internationals
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Sean Crombie Hooker Scotland Scotland
Charles Lilley Hooker United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Chris Jones-Griffiths Prop United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Graham Murphy Prop United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Paul Hart Lock England England
Mike McFarlane Lock United States United States
Phil Brady Lock Scotland Scotland
Ben Bolger Flanker England England
Sam Cook Flanker United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Billy Graham (c) Flanker England England
Renier Els Number 8 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Player Position Union
Ed Lewsey Scrum-half Wales Wales
Patrick Hegarty Scrum-half United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Jeremy Manning Fly-half Ireland Ireland
Murray Strang Fly-half United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Jonathon O'Connor Centre United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Rama Chand Centre United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Clendon Pene Centre New Zealand New Zealand
Joel Pikari Wing United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Imad Reyal Wing United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Matt Hutchins Fullback England England

Notable players[edit]

Rugby League[edit]

The Harlequins switched to rugby league in 2013, taking part in the inaugural Emirates Rugby League Cup competition.[1] They were the inaugural Emirates Rugby League champions, beating Mana Dubai in the final of the competition.[2]

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