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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Captain Nick Hewson says 15s switch helps sevens cause

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to play in a Rugby World Cup [2015 in England] and it's a big year for sevens," Hewson said. Hong Kong will take on Uruguay in the first stage of the repêchage in Montevideo ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com 15s mode aids sevens cause: Hewson Variety is the spice of life for Hong Kong captain Nick Hewson, who believes the switch to 15s will serve him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/fifteens/article/1556754/captain-nick-hewson-says-15s-switch-helps-sevens-cause
  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Rugby Sevens drinkers warned of 'powerfully-built' women thieves who dumped fan in a rubbish bin

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Gangs lure victims with sex, police say, as one man thrown in bin, another loses HK$10,000 'Powerful' women preying on rugby drinkers: warning Police have warned rugby fans and other revellers to be on their guard as the Sevens approach after learning that groups of African women using sex as a pretext for theft have been preying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458666/rugby-sevens-revellers-warned-powerfully-built-women-who-prey
  3. Sport - Rugby

    Fiji threatens Commonwealth Games boycott over rugby sevens exclusion

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:05am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Suva, Fiji Fiji is threatening to boycott this year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games after being told its high-profile rugby sevens side cannot take part, the Pacific ... by the decision by the Games committee to exclude our rugby sevens and netball teams Reg Sanday But the return was approved after the draw for Glasgow was completed, with the qualification rules making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1456793/fiji-threatens-commonwealth-games-boycott-over-rugby-sevens
  4. Sport - Rugby

    Up-and-coming HK player Brian Leung inspired by HKSI elite status to pursue his rugby dream

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 11:04am by Kevin Kung

    ... tournament of the 2013-2014 Inter-School Rugby Sevens Competition. ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Leung inspired by elite status to pursue dream With a bright career path now open for rugby players, local talent Brian Leung Ka-kiu is even more determined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1460539/brian-leung-inspired-hksi-elite-status-pursue-his-rugby-dream
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Rain damage forces cancellation of Sunday’s mini rugby

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 11:48pm

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has announced that because of Saturday’s heavy downpours and the resulting damage to the Hong Kong Stadium pitch, it has been forced to cancel all mini rugby games that were scheduled to be played before the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday morning. Saturday’s inclement weather had already resulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1460608/rain-damage-forces-cancellation-sundays-mini-rugby
  6. Sport - Rugby

    ‘Offside test’ no longer a reliable instrument of rugby knowledge

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 12:35am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... Kenny shares some insights gained from his travels around Hong Kong Stadium on the final day of the Sevens My colleague Tim Noonan averred on Sunday that the attraction of rugby for many ... self-esteem. It got me thinking about the levels of actual rugby fandom at the Sevens, though. My own observations tell me that sections of the audience have little interest in rugby and come primarily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1461220/kennys-kickabout
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong rugby needs ‘depth’ to strengthen squad

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 09:09pm by Mathew Scott

    ... taking great interest in how the advent of full professionalism has started to alter the landscape of sevens rugby in Hong Kong. The All Black great knows first-hand the benefits a full-time ... said 2002 player of the tournament Cullen, who took centre stage with other MVPs at Hong Kong Stadium on Sunday. If DJ Forbes goes down injured in the All Blacks [Sevens] set-up, we have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1461121/hong-kong-rugby-needs-depth-strengthen-squad
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Salom Yiu hopes HKSI status will attract more locals to rugby

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:51pm by James Porteous

    ... Kam-shing is hoping rugby sevens' new full-time status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute will convince more local families to encourage their children to take up the sport. In a sport seen ... their children to pursue professions and academics rather than sport- but with Hong Kong's sevens players now fully professional thanks to winning elite status at the institute, Yiu hopes parents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1457997/salom-yiu-hopes-hksi-status-will-attract-more-locals-rugby
  9. Rugby sevens squad quietly confident of team success

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Rugby will be favourite to walk away with the prize in the 'team only' category, but sevens captain Andrew Chambers is not taking anything for granted. 'We ... says Chambers. The sevens squad are nominated for finishing second at the Rugby World Cup Sevens Asian qualifying tournament and winning the Denmark Sevens. 'Does qualifying for a World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670045/rugby-sevens-squad-quietly-confident-team-success
  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Simon Amor believes England's Red Rose can bloom again in rugby sevens

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With the inclusion of sevens in the Olympics, every country is placing more resources in the game and the result is plain to see, it being more competitive." Lured from his position as director of rugby at London Scottish, Amor was named this month by the Rugby Football Union to replace Ryan, who in seven years of trying failed to win in Hong Kong, the biggest tournament in the HSBC Sevens World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314732/simon-amor-believes-englands-red-rose-can-bloom-again-rugby-sevens

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