The Emirates Airline women’s rugby team is gearing up for this weekend’s Rugby Sevens and they are impressive.
Made up of cabin crew, the team, the EK Firebirds come from 14 different countries – Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and UK along with Romania, Slovakia, Namibia, the Czech Republic, the Philippines and Nigeria.
The team started in 2012, with four cabin crew members interested in playing rugby, and has now expanded to 15 members, and growing.
They have been training together around town, in between flying at locations including Zabeel Park, Sevens stadium and the like.
The EK Firebirds will be playing at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens this weekend at Sevens Stadium
So go down and cheer them on!