The Sevens Stadium

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The Sevens
Full name The Sevens
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 24°59′42″N 55°27′59″E / 24.99500°N 55.46639°E / 24.99500; 55.46639Coordinates: 24°59′42″N 55°27′59″E / 24.99500°N 55.46639°E / 24.99500; 55.46639
Owner Emirates Airline
Capacity 50,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 2007
Built 2008
Opened 28 November 2008
Tenants
United Arab Emirates National Rugby Union Team

The Sevens is a purpose-built rugby sevens stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Sevens Stadium is a venue for rugby, soccer, Gaelic football, Australian football (Aussie rules), netball, basketball, cricket, tennis, track and field, and concerts.[1]

The Sevens is located at the intersection of the Dubai-Al Ain Road (E66) and the Jebel Ali-Lahbab Road (E77) and the complex offers parking for around 15,000 vehicles.[2]

Facilities at The Sevens include: seven rugby/football pitches, six cricket pitches (3 grass (1 floodlit) 3 subkha), four netball/tennis courts, one basketball court, a grandstand, and international-standard ancillary facilities ideal for sports events. All courts and pitches are floodlit.[3]

It was the venue for the first HSBC A5N Youth Rugby Festival in February 2009 and for the second round of the HSBC Sevens World Series 2011/2012.[4]

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Preceded by
Hong Kong Stadium
 Hong Kong
Rugby World Cup Sevens
Venue

2009
Succeeded by
Luzhniki Stadium
 Russia