Entries by Alex Johnson

Al Maha – All-Emirati U18 Girls Team In Successful Sri Lanka Training Camp

UAE Rugby’s all-Emirati U18 Girls team, Al Maha, complete successful Sri Lanka training camp ahead of Asia Tournament UAE Rugby’s all-Emirati U18 Girls team, Al Maha, recently participated in an intensive 7-day training camp, in Colombo and Kandy, Sri-Lanka, fine-tuning and honing their rugby skills and increasing their fitness levels. The purpose of the camp […]

Pre-Season Training Gets Under Way For Harlequins

As pre-season training gets under way for the Abu Dhabi Harlequins one thing is on their mind, more silverware. Whether it’s a 7s title or retaining the Community League title for the clubs 3rd team the Barbarians, one thing is certain it is back to business for the Abu Dhabi Harlequins. With some pre-season rugby […]

UAERF And MoE Partnership Goes From Strength To Strength

UAE Rugby Federation’s Impact Beyond project gains more momentum with the delivery of 800 balls to the UAERF’s schools programme The UAERF has further strengthened their partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE) through the MoE including the Federation’s GIR highly successful Player Pathway Programme (PPP), supported by HSBC, into the school’s sports curriculum for […]

Changes To The UAERF Transfer Window That You Should Be Aware Of

Transfer Window Changes Have Taken Place Within The UAERF – Heres What You Need To Know The UAE Rugby Federation have amended the ‘Player Transfer Window’ based on recommendations proposed at their end of season meeting. When Are The New Transfer Windows Open? Players transfers are now only permitted during two periods of the year; […]

RAK Rugby Club Presented With Club Of The Year Award

RAK Rugby Club were presented with the Yalla Rugby Club Of The Year award, along with a hefty bar tab thanks to the McGettigans JBR management. “We are thrilled to receive the inaugural Yalla Rugby Club of the year award”, said club Chairman Simon Williams. “It represents an incredible 12 months for the club that […]

Yalla Rugby Club Of The Year 2018

    Have Your Say – Yalla Rugby Club Of The Year With the curtain coming down on another season of UAE rugby, all that remains is for you, our Yalla Rugby readers, to decide who should claim the inaugural Yalla Rugby UAE Club of the Year award. We’ve whittled it down to four nominees […]

A Familiar Face Prowling The Touchlines In The Singapore Sevens

A Familiar Face Prowling The Touchlines In The Singapore Sevens – Jaco de Wit Sharp eyed UAE Rugby fans tuning in to the Singapore 7s over the weekend may have noticed a familiar face prowling the touchlines of the National Stadium. UAERF official Jaco de Wit has been making his debut as an Assistant Referee […]

UAE National Squad Announced For Friendly Against Tourist Gibraltar

UAE International Friendly Against Gibraltar Rugby This Friday evening the UAE National squad will play Gibraltar in an International Friendly at Dubai Sports City, kicking off at 19:00. The starting XV to face the touring side will be announced by head coach Apollo Perelini on Thursday evening but the UAERF have provided us with a […]

Dubai Exiles canter to UAE Premiership Triumph

Dubai Exiles 38-12 Abu Dhabi Harlequins It wasn’t quite the thrilling climax to the domestic season we were anticipating under the lights in Sports City, but that will not matter one bit to Dubai Exiles who captured their second piece of silverware for the campaign with a composed victory over the holders. In a somewhat […]