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In pictures: Dubai Rugby Sevens day one

November 29, 2013

Waisale Serevi, the Fijian legend, of J9 Legends is tackled by Sean Long of Joining Jack (right, stripes) during their Dubai Rugby Sevens.
Waisale Serevi, the Fijian legend, of J9 Legends is tackled by Sean Long of Joining Jack (right, stripes) during their Dubai Rugby Sevens.
Dubai Hurricanes in white take on the Al Ain Amblers, at The Sevens, Dubai. All photos by Jake Badger for The National
Dubai Hurricanes in white take on the Al Ain Amblers, at The Sevens, Dubai. All photos by Jake Badger for The National
Dubai Hurricanes and Al Ain Amblers.
Dubai Hurricanes and Al Ain Amblers.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons in dark blue and the Abu Dhabi Saracens.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons in dark blue and the Abu Dhabi Saracens.
Raquel Kochhann of Brazil scores a try during the Women's Sevens World Series match between Brazil and France.
Raquel Kochhann of Brazil scores a try during the Women's Sevens World Series match between Brazil and France.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Dubai Hurricanes (White) and Al Ain Amblers (Black), at The Sevens, Dubai, on the 28th of November 2013. Credit: Jake Badger for The National
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Dubai Hurricanes (White) and Al Ain Amblers (Black), at The Sevens, Dubai, on the 28th of November 2013. Credit: Jake Badger for The National
Carlos Spencer, the former All Blacks fly-half of J9 Legends is tackled by former England and British & Irish Lions winger Jason Robinson of Joining Jack.
Carlos Spencer, the former All Blacks fly-half of J9 Legends  is tackled by former England and British & Irish Lions winger Jason Robinson of Joining Jack.
Mariana Ramalho of Brazil scores a try against France.
Mariana Ramalho of Brazil  scores a try against France.
Andy Farrell of Joining Jack in action during the Dubai Rugby Sevens.
Andy Farrell of Joining Jack in action during the Dubai Rugby Sevens.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons in dark blue and Abu Dhabi Saracens.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons in dark blue and Abu Dhabi Saracens.
Dubai College (White) score a try during the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf U18s match between Dubai College and English College, at The Sevens.
Dubai College (White) score a try during the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf U18s match between Dubai College and English College, at The Sevens.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons (Dark Blue) and Abu Dhabi Saracens.
Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens Gulf Men's League match between Jebel Ali Dragons (Dark Blue) and Abu Dhabi Saracens.

Action from the Dubai Rugby Sevens on day one where local sides, former rugby legends and the woman’s world series gets under way at The 7evens stadium in Dubai.