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4 goals new 2’s Manager hopes to achieve this season!

 This week we caught up with newly appointed 2ndXV manager Alex Mitchell, an avid Ireland/London Quins supporter. Apart from being a 2ndXV and Vets player, Alex is a solid waste engineer so claims he is an expert at "talking rubbish!" Alex joined Quins a year ago from Hong Kong Football Club and has brought a [...]

By | July 20th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 4 goals new 2’s Manager hopes to achieve this season!

Senior Men’s Pre-Season Schedule Announced for Summer 2014

Our First phase of men's preseason will begin on Monday 21st July at 7pm. This will be focused on getting the bodies moving after the off season, training will be geared towards touch rugby and fun conditioning games. Training will be every Monday & Wednesday from 7.00 - 8.30 with some occasional Friday mornings. From the [...]

By | June 22nd, 2014|Men's, News|Comments Off on Senior Men’s Pre-Season Schedule Announced for Summer 2014

Vets Secure Victory in MBF Soccer 7’s!

Last Friday (6th June) Quins, in partnership with local soccer club the "Wolfhounds" hosted a charity football tournament in aid of the Mike Ballard Foundation. Three Quins teams that entered the tournament There were eleven teams in total which included three Quins teams; Sean Pearson's Youths, Quins Park Rangers and the Quins Vets. [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Men's, News, Vets|Comments Off on Vets Secure Victory in MBF Soccer 7’s!

Adel gets First Cap, UAE v Singapore (23rd Apr)

On Wednesday night Adel will be making his 15's debut against Singapore at The Sevens (KO 7pm). He will be playing alongside Quin's props Chris Jones Griffiths and Graham Murphy to try and retain their position in Division 1 of the Asian 5 Nations.

By | April 21st, 2014|News|Comments Off on Adel gets First Cap, UAE v Singapore (23rd Apr)

Big Thanks from Vet’s for “Curry Night” Success

The Quin's Vet's would like to thank everyone who turned up to support their first fund raising effort for the Phuket tour in May. The "Curry Night" was held at the Indian Social Club and an enjoyable evening was had by all. Alex Mitchell, the event organiser would particularly like to thank the Quin's Ladies [...]

By | March 9th, 2014|News, Vets|Comments Off on Big Thanks from Vet’s for “Curry Night” Success

Tom Calnan Record Breaker

An Abu Dhabi rugby player is set to enter the book of Guinness World Records for being the oldest player to debut in full internationals in both union and league. Tom Calnan, the Abu Dhabi Harlequins full-back, represented the country in a league international against Pakistan at age 35 in March 2012. Later that year, [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|Men's, News|Comments Off on Tom Calnan Record Breaker

Winter Touch to Warm You Up

The winter touch league is under way and there are still teams looking for players. If you fancy a friendly run around on a Tuesday night it  is great fitness, caters for all ages and ladies/girls can play as well. No need for any experience or ability. Email touch@abudhabiquins.com Touch Rugby can be played [...]

By | January 26th, 2014|News, Touch|Comments Off on Winter Touch to Warm You Up

January Recruitment Drive

  Every January we see an influx of expats to the shores of Abu Dhabi and we believe that there is no better place in town to spark up new friendships than at Abu Dhabi Quins. January is also that time of year that people decide to start something new - RUGBY! Rugby is a [...]

By | January 14th, 2014|Men's, News|Comments Off on January Recruitment Drive

Women Slay Dragons in Gulf Final.

The Quin's women defended their Dubai Sevens title against a spirited Dubai Dragons team in the final of the Gulf League competition. Dubai Dragons were confident of creating an upset after pushing the Harlequin women close in the pool stages, tying 15-15. In that game the Quin’s were guilty of countless handling errors which the [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|News, Women's|Comments Off on Women Slay Dragons in Gulf Final.

Vets show ‘guts’ and ‘glory’ in Doha

The Doha Vets "Dave Jones" Memorial Tournament  So with only 11 players and 3 dubious members of our management team, the boys headed to the airport, Abu Dhabi to Doha via Dubai, this is officially now referred to as the ‘silly route’. (You may want to start running a stirring song through your head at [...]

By | November 21st, 2013|Men's, News|Comments Off on Vets show ‘guts’ and ‘glory’ in Doha