So you’ve begged the boss to give you the day off work (or at least sneaked in an extra-long lunch hour), given your country’s replica shirt a good dusting-off and gathered the troops.
All that’s left now is to decide where to watch the biggest game in world rugby as New Zealand take on France on Sunday October 23 at noon (UAE time) in the battle to lift the prestigious Webb Ellis Cup.
It’s been a long and arduous path to the final, with its fair share of agony (such as Kiwi fly-half Daniel Carter’s injury) and ecstasy (remember Tonga’s win over finalists France?). If you’re a supporter of one of the finalists, you’ll be rubbing your hands with glee on Sunday morning; if your team was cast aside by one of these two juggernauts, you will doubtless have picked a favourite to lift the trophy. Who will triumph? Of that, we have no idea. Where should you watch it? Ah, that’s something we can certainly help you with…
Where to play rugby in Dubai
Sad it’s all over? This is only the beginning. Get yourself involved…
Dubai Dragons train every Monday and Wednesday at 7pm at Za’abeel Park. For info, call Dan Heal on the number below. www.jebelalidragonsrfc.com
(050 297 0081)
Dubai Exiles holds training sessions for women and under-17
girls at The Sevens. Girls train on
Fridays and Sundays, with women on Mondays and Wednesdays. For info,
call Megan Novak on the number below. www.dubaiexiles.com
(050 653 4767)