Dubai Falcons - new rugby club launched 2020

Great news for young rugby enthusiast as new club – Dubai Falcons takes flight

We welcome Dubai’s newest rugby club for mini and youth levels. The will be looking to develop new skills and talent directed solely at Under 4 to Under 18 years of age. The Dubai Falcons RFC will be a feeder club for the local senior squads in the area.

The club’s focus is on the development of youth and mini rugby. They have included touch rugby and agility training in the off-season included in their fees, meaning children will get 48 weeks of rugby a year. Off-season training aims to help players maintain their skills and the fitness levels they have obtained throughout the rugby season.

In today’s economic climate, the club is very affordable, with its annual membership fee being only AED 1,150 per child. Coaches are World Rugby, and COVID-19 certified and aim to share their knowledge and experience with the next generation of up and coming rugby players.

Club Chairman Leon Gibbs said;

“Our club evolved from our love of the game and the desire to give back to the rugby community.”

For more information, you can contact the Dubai Falcons RFC on info@falconsrugby.com or call Leon on 052 200 5321, Jeremy on 055 876 8062 or James on 055 100 3726.

When Will Rugby Return?

We’re still unsure of a start date for the return of rugby but the UAERF recently announced their ‘Return To Play’ guidelines, giving us a glimmer of hope for a return to the field hopefully by the end of October.

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Article by Sheeza Zahid