United Arab Emirates national rugby sevens team

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United Arab Emirates Sevens
Union UAE Rugby Association
Coach(es) Apollo Perelini
Captain(s) Niall Statham
First international
2015 Asia Rugby Sevens Series
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 0

The United Arab Emirates Sevens team are new to the sevens scene. They previously formed the Arabian Gulf sevens team along with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia as part of the Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union before the IRB disbanded the union.[1]

The 2011 Dubai Sevens will be their debut as a national team.

Current Squad[edit]

12 Men squad to 2011 Dubai Sevens:

  • Tim Fletcher
  • Murray Strang
  • Shane Rutherford
  • Brad Barker
  • Emad Reyal
  • Mohammed Rahma
  • Sean Hurley
  • Chris Gregory
  • Steve Smith
  • Cyrus Homayoun
  • Stefan Imbert
  • David Matasio

2015-2016 Mens Squad:

  • Niall Statham
  • Andrew Carphin
  • Christopher Marshall
  • Munier Kenny
  • Ryno Fourie
  • Devante Steele
  • Imad Reyal
  • Charlie Sargent
  • Hassan Al Noobi
  • Ian Overton
  • Mohammad Hassan
  • Adel Al Hendi
  • Jerry Baleilautoka
  • Tuharangi Kahukuranui

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

2011 Dubai Sevens

Pool Games
Samoa 55 – 12 United Arab Emirates
Fiji 43 – 0 United Arab Emirates
Argentina 73 – 7 United Arab Emirates
1/4 final Bowl
Scotland 40 – 5 United Arab Emirates

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fifty-seven nations on rise in rankings Archived January 9, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.