Rugby: UAE to face Thailand in ARC Division II decider

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The UAE thrashed minnows Guam 82-7 to advance to the final of the Asia Rugby Championship Division 2.

Jaen Botes scored four tries, while Saki Naisau notched a hat-trick for the national team.

It was the UAE's first official assignment since playing in Division 1 of Asian rugby in 2017.

They will next face hosts Thailand, who beat Kazakhstan 35-20.

The winner of Saturday’s final will be promoted to Division 1 and also move a step closer towards the World Cup 2023 qualification process.

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