1 Xodus Wasps Dubai The Gulf rugby club has a number of senior men’s teams, sevens rugby squads, women’s and touch rugby. All abilities are welcome to try the sport. Dhs1,400 annual membership including shirts, polo, tours and travel. Mon and Wed, 7.30pm-9pm, Horizon SS, Umm al Sheif, www.xoduswasps.com (056 789 7195).
2 Dubai Celts This rugby and Gaelic games club has youth and women’s rugby teams and even squads playing hurling too. Membership from Dhs250. Training schedule varies, Dubai Sevens Stadium, www.sportsmanager.ie (no number).
3 Dubai Hurricanes This club has men’s seniors and veterans teams and a ladies squad. It also has mini and youth teams for younger players. From Dhs700 including club shirts. Mon and Wed, 6.30pm for women, 7pm for men, The Sevens, Dubai-Al Ain Road, www.dubaihurricanes.com (050 578 1479).