Pre Season training begins today!

Its time to lace up your boots again as tonight sees the first pre-season training session after the summer break – we’ll be running touch rugby sessions every Tuesday night for the next few months. Starting at 6:30pm this evening at the Royal Flight pitch (its the other side of the highway from the airport). Above is a programme of pre-season training sessions and below is a fitness session that has been put together by our Head Coach, Lee.

If you would like to come down and check things out, you are more than welcome to – even if you are not a member. The more the merrier.

More news coming soon!

Kuwait v MRFC

Best of luck to MRFC 1st XV as they travel to Kuwait this weekend. A win will secure the Gulf Conference title!

MRFC v Bahrain, 3 Feb @ 15:00.

MRFC kick off 2017 with a home game against Bahrain, hoping to continue their winning start to the season. Come on down and support the lads! When: Friday, 03 Feb. Kick off 15:00.

Muna Noor Proud Platinum Sponsor of Muscat Rugby Football Club

Successful Omani business Muna Noor, has signed a sponsorship deal that will help to support the Muscat Rugby Football Club (MRFC) junior, senior and veterans squads whilst raising team profiles throughout the nation and the Gulf Conference & Gulf Premiership.

muscat-rugby-football-club-team-in-action-in-this-seasons-gearHaving recently celebrated its 45th anniversary and with an already winning start to the 2016/17 season at Doha, the Muscat Rugby Football Club continues to grow from strength to strength and now has over 250 players in its junior team alone!

Founded on July 26th, 1971 with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said accepting to be the patron of the club, the MRFC also brings together almost 1,000 ex-pats and locals to contribute to local charities and help communities. Alongside other leading businesses such as STOMO, Hamptons International, Grand Hyatt and i2offshore, Muna Noor will now also participate in the positive activities that the rugby club organises for those who need support.

Alex Maxton, Captain of Muscat Rugby Football Club adds, “Since the disappearance of the clubhouse in 2011, MRFC have relied on the generosity of sponsors to keep the club afloat and allow the team to participate in the regional tournaments. We are delighted to welcome Muna Noor as our new platinum sponsor for the 2016/17 season, who we believe will assist in bringing a new wave of success to the Sultanate’s only rugby team. We are looking forward to developing the partnership creating on-field success and many off-field initiatives to grow the game of rugby within The Sultanate of Oman”.

As exclusive Platinum Sponsor for the 2016-2017 rugby season the Muna Noor brand will be present at over 15 games played throughout five countries in the GCC region, as well as at one of the largest annual international rugby events – Dubai Sevens – at which over 4,000 players participate and 120,000 spectators support their favourite teams.

Grant Phipps, Muna Noor’s Group General Manager says, “we are very proud to support and be part of this important local club and look forward to seeing the MRFC teams flourish over the next year. Muna Noor wishes all players a great season ahead and eagerly anticipates the opportunity for our employees to play alongside the clubs’ players at our company sports day on the pitch.”

from-left-grant-phipps-group-general-manager-of-muna-noors-and-alex-maxton-captain-at-muscat-rugby-football-clubIn the photo on the left, Grant Phipps and Alex Maxton proudly display the brand new 2016/17 season jersey shirt for the Muscat Rugby Football Club.

 

The Season Gets Underway This Friday!

MRFC travel to Doha on Friday morning to take on Doha 2s in Qatar. The season starts following a raft of changes to the structure of rugby in the Gulf. Muscat find themselves competing in the Gulf Conference alongside Doha 2s, Kuwait, Saudi Select and Bahrain Select. With Muscat having played 16 league games last season, the new structure gives more time off for the lads and pits the team against a more level playing field. Although the first game maybe on Friday, pre-season started for Muscat at the beginning of June, with Horizon Fitness Oman supporting the lads by offering free Horizon Fitness The Engine Room to get in shape.

MRFC Halloween Party!

MRFC will host the ever popular Halloween Party on the 28th October! This year MRFC Members will side effects levitra gain free entry to the event. It looks to be another great evening, and there will be some fantastic prizes on offer for the best dressed. Details on ticket sales for non-members will follow shortly.