Q and A with Paul Dingley | South China Morning Post
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Q and A with Paul Dingley

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 24 April, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 24 April, 2005, 12:00am

Q. Best moment playing for HK (XVs or sevens)?

A. XVs: The first match I'd ever played with my brother, Jon, in the opening Pacific Rim match in 1997. We both scored tries and Hong Kong thrashed the US. Sevens: Winning the Bowl in 1999

Q. Worst moment?

A. Losing, having not played to our true potential

Q. The best player played with ?

A. In sevens, Carl Murray. He had such good vision and could read the game so well. In XVs, I'd have to say my brother. He didn't back down from anyone, and in the Pac Rim game against the US in 1998, he threw one of the best right hooks I've ever seen.

Q. Best opponent played against?

A. Eric Rush in sevens. Al Charron of Canada in XVs.

Q. Most embarrassing moment?

A. Can't think of any.

Q. Who is the most talented local player around?

A. There are a number of talented local players around. Andy Yuen is probably one of the most talented, but needs to get work on his all round fitness.

Q. Any regrets?

A. None, I have had a fantastic time.

Q. Is there anything you might have done differently in your playing career here?

A. No. I have been very fortunate not to have had too many injuries, and it's one of the reasons I was able to play until 35.


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