UAE rugby ‘in talks’ about hosting England RFL games in Dubai

29 June, 2016


A UAE Rugby Federation spokesperson has confirmed that talks are in the early stages in regards to hosting a rugby league tournament in Dubai that would feature England and a number of yet unnamed sides. New England coach Wayne Bennett declared his intention to bring back a mid-season international in 2017, with Dubai touted as a possible location. And a UAERF spokesperson told 7DAYS: “Initial discussions have been made with UAERF regarding a proposed International Rugby League Tournament and Dubai as a possible location. These discussions are still at an embryonic stage.”

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