Get ready for big tackles and even bigger crowds…

Good news, rugby fans, tickets for the 2018 Emirates Airline Rugby 7s are now officially on sale.

One of the biggest sporting events on the Dubai calendar, the three-day tournament will take place from Thursday, November 29 until Saturday, December 1, for three action-packed days of sport, costumes and festivities.

General admission tickets for Friday and Saturday start at Dhs315 for a day pass or Dhs525 for a season pass. While Thursday will be completely free entry to the public so you can come down and enjoy the spectacle of burly men barging into each other at no cost whatsoever.

A little different to traditional rugby, the 7s tournament is a fast-paced reimagining of the sport that sees matches played out in seven-minute halves with teams of just 15 players, including some of the world’s best as they battle it out in fierce competition at Dubai’s Sevens Stadium.

Aside from the rugby, there’s also plenty else to keep punters occupied including live music, food trucks and family-friendly zones for children. Plus, you can expect to see plenty of people dressed in crazy costumes that the tournament if famous for.

Tickets are available now via Platinum List.

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