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United Arab Emirates
UnionUnited Arab Emirates Rugby Federation
World Rugby ranking
Current60 (as of 16 January 2023)

The United Arab Emirates national rugby union team represents the United Arab Emirates in rugby union and is governed by the United Arab Emirates Rugby Federation.[1] The team competes in the annual Asia Rugby competition. They were once part of the Arabian Gulf team which consisted of players from the Gulf Cooperation Countries on the Arabian Peninsula. In 2011 they were granted membership into the Asian Rugby Football Union and, following a successful bid, were granted full membership in World Rugby. The majority of the UAE National squad is selected from UAE Premiership and Division One rugby teams.

Results

2016

Asia Rugby Championship Division II - Winners

UAE 65–13 Uzbekistan

UAE 70–18 Thailand

2015

2015 Asian Rugby Championship Division 2 2nd (2 wins, 1 loss)

UAE 53–22 Thailand

UAE 19–20 Malaysia

UAE 16–12 Chinese Taipei

2014

2014 Asian Five Nations Division 1: 1 loss.

2013

2013 Asian Five Nations: 5th (4 losses)

2012

2012 Asian Five Nations: 4th (1 win, 3 losses)

2011

2011 Asian Five Nations: 3rd (1 win, 1 draw, 2 losses)

Cup of Nations

Overall Records

Their Test record against all nations:

Team Mat Won Lost Draw % For Aga Diff
 Belgium 1 0 1 0 0% 3 94 -91
 Brazil 1 0 1 0 0% 3 66 -63
 Guam 1 1 0 0 100% 82 7 +75
 Hong Kong 5 0 5 0 0% 40 323 -283
 Japan 3 0 3 0 0% 6 310 -304
 Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 100% 70 41 +29
 Kenya 1 0 1 0 0% 12 55 -43
 Philippines 1 0 1 0 0% 8 24 -16
 South Korea 1 0 1 0 0% 31 122 -91
 Malaysia 1 0 1 0 0% 19 20 -1
 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 1 0% 13 13 0
 Thailand 3 3 0 0 100% 173 52 +121
 Tunisia 1 0 1 0 0% 7 15 -8
 Taiwan 1 1 0 0 100% 16 12 +4
 Uzbekistan 1 1 0 0 100% 65 13 +42
 Zimbabwe 1 0 1 0 0% 14 65 -51
Total 25 8 16 1 32% 535 1,222 -687

References

  1. ^ "Latest League Table Standings For UAE Rugby". Yalla Rugby. Retrieved 2018-07-27.