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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    French teams turn on the style for Hong Kong crowd

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:31pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... organisers of the Natixis Cup, inundated with mercis for putting on the first-ever clash of two top European club teams in Hong Kong, if not Asia, have promised more. "This will not be the last ... international stars on parade mostly from the Pacific Islands as well as South Africa. When Racing Metro refused to take the first penalty awarded by local referee Toby Lothian in front of goal, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Toulouse hope to end road drought against Racing Metro in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... if not Asia, we are all keen to put on a good show," Lamboley said. Former Springbok hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle and All Blacks winger Hosea Gear will be two of the foreign stars on show ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Top-flight French clubs set for Hong Kong clash

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the first French professional league club match in Asia. ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Aberdeen Stadium to host Toulouse-Racing Metro rugby match

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on November 9. "It's not just a game, it's a rugby week, similar to the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens for all rugby fans," said Jean-Baptise Aldige, director of promoters Team One Asia ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    HKRFU to offer plan to cut the HK$7m cost of hiring Hong Kong Stadium

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Jonathan McKinley revealed the government was willing to look at ways to reduce the cost of hiring the So Kon Po stadium for the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. The Hong Kong Rugby Football ... to be played in front of capacity crowds unless an overseas team are playing. This week's Lunar New Year Cup featuring three club teams from Asia drew a paltry 4,000 paying fans each day. Union ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    HKRFU opt not to raise Sevens ticket costs

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Despite surging costs, HKRFU opts to retain present levels until 2015 but warns there will have to be strict controls on expenditure Prices for Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens tickets will remain unchanged until 2015 despite the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union grappling with costs of staging the tournament and developing and maintaining facilities for a growing rugby population. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Japanese clubs criticised over All Blacks test

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Japan during the 1995 World Cup and then beat them 83-7 during the 2011 global showcase. The Japanese beat both the United States and Canada in this year's Pacific Nations Cup and recorded ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Springboks wary of free-running Samoans in rugby final

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Coach says team's big previous wins over the islanders mean little as the teams have changed Springboks wary of free-running Samoans South Africa are wary of Samoa ahead of their clash in a four-nation tournament final today despite a string of big wins over the Pacific islanders. Springbok winning margins of 52 points twice, 50, 42, 28 ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong Sevens expanded to 28 teams

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... expanded to 28 teams The world's most popular sevens tournament has become even bigger with next year's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens expanded to a record 28 teams in a move ... qualifier in London at the ninth and final leg, which will decide the three new core teams for the 2013-14 season. "What the IRB has done is acknowledge Asia's premier position in sevens ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    HKRFU boss Trevor Gregory is certain tickets for Lions game will sell

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for the public for this year's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, with the allocation for local clubs at the Sevens usually between 12,000 and 16,000 tickets. "There will be a larger ... is typical now for these big, one-off sports events. However, I would still buy a HK$750 ticket. It's the Lions and this only happens every four years and for the first time in Asia. They may ...




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