Fixtures in the Gulf tend to be played either at 13:00, 15:00 or 17:00 on a Friday afternoon depending on which division the scheduled match is taking place. Premiership matches usually take place later in the day, with Conference games played before and Community League matches first.
From mid September through to December, games are later in the day. Then they are brought forward as the cooler weather sets in from December to March. Games move to 13:00. 15:00 and 17:00 up until the end of the rugby season in March.