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Heat launch website and AFL match close to being locked in

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The Dubai Heat, current Dubai 9s champions and the bulk of the UAE Heat squad which will attend this month's Asian Championships have launched their website. It gives an insight into the club, lists upcoming events and has several photos up of the club in action. Impressively this Wednesday 11 July, two Heat players, James Grlusich and Daniel Dugina will appear on television program Good Morning Dubai, and will inform viewers of the Asian Championships and recent football developments in the Middle East. Good Morning Dubai airs on City 7 Dubai at 7am.

In other news, the Collingwood versus Adelaide match proposed for Dubai is now probably just days away from confirmation. The Adelaide Advertiser last week ran an interview by Michelangelo Rucci with Crows official John Reid who has just returned from examining the polo fields that would be used for the match. The Advertiser tips Friday February 8 2008 as the day the AFL will stage the match, with Adelaide to use it as a welcome variation to the monotony of pre-season training, with the club possibly spending a full week in the UAE. Reid spoke of that reason as persuading him about the usefulness of the journey to the player group, though there are commercial and television rights issues that are more likely the initial driving factors. The match may see the end of the traditional Adelaide versus Norwood pre-season game, though as we reported in Adelaide demonstrate the long road for internationals, the series had become unhealthily lopsided.

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Heat launch website and AFL match close to being locked in
Authored by: Plugger on Tuesday, July 10 2007 @ 09:13 pm ACST

What about the original Dubai Australian Rules Football club The Dubai Dingoes.

Heat launch website and AFL match close to being locked in
Authored by: Brett Northey on Tuesday, July 10 2007 @ 09:28 pm ACST

Hi,

I'm not sure what your question means? Is it directed at a specific part of the article?

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Brett Northey - Co-founder and Chief Editor of WFN

Heat launch website and AFL match close to being locked in
Authored by: Ash Nugent on Tuesday, July 10 2007 @ 10:21 pm ACST

I actually wrote an article on the Dingoes, Dubai tries to get footy moving in the Middle East, at the end of last year. Other relevant stories include; Dubai 9s preview, Dubai 9s update and Heat win Dubai Cup. Most of the info came from Nigel Koch, who if I'm not mistaken is no longer in Dubai. Following his depature (and probably also due to the fact that it is the Dubai summer and the 9s have been completed) news from the Dingoes has been much less frequent. If the Dingoes have a story that they feel deserves a mention on WFN, please contact me through the About Us - Contact Us section.

The Dingoes website was mentioned in UAE Heat to make debut.