General Club News

Saracens Women’s Team Will Host the Next Tournament of the Season

This Friday, 18th January, 10 women’s teams will travel from across the UAE to Al Ghazal Golf Club for the next tournament of the season. The teams will compete across two divisions for the tournament title and points towards their season rankings.

Even with the long break, the Saracen’s women’s team has been training hard and are ready to come back fighting this new year. This weekend will be the first women’s tournament to be hosted at Al Ghazal, making our girls even more determined to defend their home ground.

We are excited to welcome over 200 people to Al Ghazal which will be kitted out with spectator areas, a pitch side bar, a playground for the kiddies and a whole day worth of non-stop rugby. Post-tournament celebrations will carry on in Murphy’s pub, where we will be honouring the golf club with our fancy dress theme- Chicks with Sticks.

Saracens XV will take on the Arabian Knights in the first home match of 2019

On the 11th of January, the Sarries Mens XV team will play their first game of the new year. The team will be playing at home in Al Ghazal Golf Club, Abu Dhabi. The team has started the new year strong, getting straight back into training, and are more than ready to take on the Knights in what should be a great game of rugby.

Al Ghazal will have a pitch side seating area and bar set up ready for supporters. Kiddos are welcome so bring along the whole family and join us for dinner and celebrations at the golf club after.

All players are to meet at Al Ghazal for 3.30 pm sharp. Players are to wear Sarries Polo Shirts and warm up kit prior to the game.

Mens 1st XV will take on Dubai Sharks at the Sevens Stadium

This weekend, 14th December, the Sarries play their final game of 2018. The mens XV team will take on the Dubai Sharks this Friday at the Sevens Stadium, Dubai. Kick-off is at 5pm

All players are to meet at Dubai Sevens Stadium for 3.30 pm sharp. Players are to wear Sarries Polo Shirts and warm up kit prior to the game.

It’s Sevens & Vet’s 10’s Time at Sarries !!!

Sarries Men and Women put our Dubai 7’s Tournament plans into overdrive as we prepare our respective Mens 1st, Ladies 1st and Vets 10’s teams for the Dubai 7’s running from 29th & 30th November, and 1st December.

Those interested in participating please contact the Club via the contacts on the website, or Ali Murray (Vets) on ‭+971 50 446 7552‬.

A BIG week of Rugby for The Sarries Family!

This week sees Saracens play the top of the ladder team, The Dubai Tigers in a game the men are desperate to win. We farewell one of our best, Morne Basson in what is expected to be a big game for the Sarries men! In the first round the Tigers managed to secure a win. With the welcomed addition to our coaching staff of Josh Dransfield we are preparing for nothing less than a hard fought and well earned WIN this weekend! Kick off is at 5 pm at Al Ghazal Golf Club.

Our amazing and talented Ladies venture away to Al Ain to continue their fantastic improvement and success. We wish them our very best and are eagerly looking forward to seeing them back in Abu Dhabi later that night to hear of their success.

Sarries Mens 1st XV take on Al Ain Amblers in Al Ain

Sarries Mens 1st XV travel Al Ain. All players are to meet at AL AIN RUGBY CLUB (google maps as needed) for 3.30 pm sharp. Players are to wear Sarries Polo Shorts and warm up kit prior to the game.

This week we aim to improve our DISCIPLINE, STRUCTURE, DEFENCE & COMMITMENT to each other!

 

Sarries Ladies at Hurricanes 7’s! (Men BYE weekend)

This weekend the Ladies venture to The Sevens in Dubai for the Hurricanes Ladies 7’s Tournament! Get along and support our Girls! Please contact Michelle or Luca for updates, news and availabilities.

Men, while having no game expect to be at training for 9.30 am sharp (to be confirmed….)

Sarries To Make The Best of Season 2018/19

https://sport360.com/article/rugby/303090/abu-dhabi-saracens-determined-to-make-most-of-self-relegation-to-uae-conference

 

Saracens Announce Head Coach for 2018/19 Season

https://www.thenational.ae/sport/rugby/peter-henderson-tasked-with-making-abu-dhabi-saracens-fly-again-after-year-of-turmoil-1.746905

Pre Season Training Well Underway!

Preseason training is well underway supported by our fitness partners European Club and Vanity Fitness.

The Senior Men are benefiting from 6 quality focused sessions per week centered around Strength, Conditioning, Prehab, and Fitness. These sessions are supported with a dedicated ‘Sarries’ only HIIT class.

The Ladies team are benefiting from dedicated conditioning training at Vanity Fitness.

All sides are working on Skills and Conditioning together, at our home of Al Ghazal on Wednesdays.

For more details contact us.