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FRN Dubai 7s Team and Sponsors Announced

Find Rugby Now is thrilled to announce its Invitational International Women’s Squad for Dubai 7s 2018 sponsored by The Canvas Hotel Dubai – MGallery by Sofitel (“The Canvas Hotel”) and Find Rugby Now (“FRN”).

The experienced side includes internationally capped players from England, Scotland, The Netherlands, Norway and Uganda and combines a wealth of player experience competing on the sevens circuit.

The Tournament is being held 28 November – 2 December at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai and this will be the second time that the Find Rugby Now 7s team will be competing at Dubai 7s having reached the semi-finals stage of the International Open in 2017.

The team is thrilled to be sponsored by the Canvas Hotel, a 5-star hotel located in Bur Dubai, only 30 minutes from the Sevens Stadium and in close proximity of Port Rashid. The hotel features a roof side swimming pool, gym and spa, which the FRN players will be taking full advantage of between matches (including massages, which will be well needed after busy tournament days).

The team will also have the privilege to taste the delights at the two hotel restaurants and themed bars including Estrellas Skyline Lounge, Alfonso X Sushi & Cigar Lounge and Quantum Sports Bar, which the team look forward to enjoying after the end of the tournament.

FRN’s Dubai 7s 2018 Squad (not in position order):

1. Emily-Jane Stearn (Captain)
2. Kristin Kvalvik (Vice-Captain)
3. Ellaine Gelman (Manager)
4. Charlotte Thereza Mudoola
5. Maria-Louise Schoeman
6. Ingrid Ringsrud
7. Olivia Nyenstad
8. Chloe Stopard-Baker
9. Yurena Polanen
10. Zoe Smith
11. Megan Gaffney
12. Alexia McGahan

Coaches: Jason Jacobs and Andre Cabera

The FRN squad will be proudly wearing playing kit from Viper 10 and off-the-pitch kit from SRG Elite Sportswear.

Congratulations to all of the players selected. Over the next few days we will be introducing the players to you over our social media channels.

Please follow the team’s progress at the Dubai 7s on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts: @FindRugbyNow and visit our sponsor’s pages:

About Ellaine

Ellaine is the founder of FRN and author of "Mini and Youth Rugby: Complete Guide for Coaches and Parents" (published October 2015). She has been playing rugby union for over 10 years in the UK and the US for teams including Oxford University Blues, London Wasps, Henley, NOVA, and GWU. She has recently developed a love for rugby 7s and has played on several international rugby 7s teams. She also enjoys playing touch rugby and regularly plays for the FRN Mixed Touch Rugby team. She is passionate about helping others develop a love for rugby. View all posts by Ellaine

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