Dubai Duty Free renew support of UAE Rugby’s Referees

Dubai Duty Free, the world’s leading single airport retailer, has renewed its support of UAE Rugby’s Referees for the 2012/2013 Domestic UAE Rugby season. 


“Dubai Duty Free’s commitment to and relationships with numerous local and international sporting events is widely recognised” states Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman, Dubai Duty Free. “It is very encouraging to see the direction Rugby is taking in the UAE and we remain committed to our original strategy of working with its governing body and assist in its overall development and governance”.


Dubai Duty Free’s support will see Match Officials continue their support for UAE and West Asian rugby and referee exchanges with other Unions with prominent positioning of the Dubai Duty Free logo on the Referees Official kit.


“We are exceptionally pleased to have Dubai Duty Free as Official Sponsor of our Referees and Match Officials for a second year” said UAE Rugby’s Secretary General Salman Hadi “This relationship is integral in our mandate to ensure Match Officials receive the full support of UAE Rugby”


Dubai Duty Free are staunch supporters and organisers of well over 30 local and international sporting events, including their own WTA and ATP sanctioned Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, the Dubai Duty Free World Cup and the highly popular IRB sanctioned Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby 7’s tournament.