The Dubai Sevens hosts the first leg of the IRB Sevens World Series. All the action happens at the purpose built stadium “The Sevens”. Over the past 40 years the Dubai Sevens has built up a reputation as one of the highlights of the UAE's sporting calendar.
100,000 fans over 3 days
The Sevens stadiums can host over 40,000 fans per day and crowds of over 100,000 are expected over the course of the tournament. Entertaining the crowds will be 16 of the world’s finest international sevens teams.
In 2009 it was an all South Sea Island final with New Zealand beating Samoa 24-12 in a close and exciting game. Samoa rallied well in the middle section of the final, but a late try from Tomasi Cama sealed the game for New Zealand.
Not just IRB sevens
The Dubai Sevens isn’t just the IRB Series, on the pitches surrounding the stadium 150 teams from around the world compete in invitational, open, vets and women’s competitions. There's also the Rugby Village, where you can expect to find an array of shops, bars, cafes and children’s activities.
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