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  1. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    World Cup memories inspire new Aussie skipper

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:21pm

    ... of joy at Twickenham on Saturday when the Wallabies face England a decade on from the teams’ epic World Cup final clash. England’s extra-time 20-17 victory over the Wallabies in Sydney in 2003 saw them become the first, and so far only, northern hemisphere nation to lift the World Cup. And for a teenage Mowen that loss, sealed by Jonny Wilkinson’s drop-goal, was tough to take. ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Winning not everything as Kiwis aim to raise game at Rugby World Cup Sevens

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Moscow alvin.sallay@scmp.com All Blacks Sevens team must defend a lot better if they are to improve on a modest record at the World Cup, warns skipper Forbes after day one ... up for a modest record at the World Cup Sevens. The All Blacks began their campaign with a 31-12 victory over Canada yesterday, leaking two tries, which by their high standards is a no-no. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Injured Cado Lee out of Hong Kong's Sevens World Cup squad

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Moscow alvin.sallay@scmp.com Injured Cado Lee out of World Cup Sevens If Edward Snowden had delayed his departure from Hong Kong by 24 hours, he would have had 19 strapping "minders" from the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union accompanying him to Moscow. Hong Kong's 12-strong Rugby World Cup Sevens squad and seven team officials caught the same flight, Aeroflot 213, ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    HK rugby women's team to beef up defence to secure World Cup berth

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Squad must strengthen defence as they target first-ever World Cup spot in Moscow HK rugby ladies close ranks for Cup berth The emphasis will be on defence as Hong Kong seek to qualify for the Women's World Cup Sevens in Moscow next year, and captain Royce Chan Leong-sze believes the goal is within reach. The women have higher hopes ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    'Strong chance' British Lions will stop over in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... It was an important step in a long journey and played a part in the end in them winning." Leonard also backed the HKRFU's bid to co-host a couple of games of the 2019 Rugby World Cup with Japan. ... of matches in 2019," Leonard said. "I don't know what the logistics of 2019 will be, but the idea of a World Cup, which is readily accessible to the fans is great. "Japan has ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong has medal chance in women's rugby at 2014 Asian Games

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... on to overcome Japan in the Cup final. In September, at the first leg of the HSBC Women's Sevens Series in Thailand, China beat Hong Kong 17-12 thanks to a golden try in extra time. "These ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Nonu back in Kirwan's good books at Blues

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:18am

    ... that will make him eligible for All Blacks selection for the 2015 World Cup. “Ma’a has been in brilliant form for the All Blacks and we’re thrilled to welcome him back to the Blues,” Kirwan said ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Juggling act as All Blacks prepare for Springboks

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

    ... Reuters in Wellington Juggling act as All Blacks prepare for Springboks The double-edged sword of having to prepare for a World Cup defence and still win every game in between has never been more evident for New Zealand coach Steve Hansen than this weekend when his side face South Africa. Hansen highlighted his 2015 World Cup plans yesterday by giving young hooker Dane Coles ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong Sevens regains status as only qualification tournament for world series

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... two teams from each of the six IRB regions will qualify for the 12-team qualifying tournament in Hong Kong. The 15 core teams, plus one other decided by the IRB, will figure in the main Cup ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Brazil, Uruguay qualify for Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com South American duo in showpiece event, and Uruguay also earn spot for Moscow World Cup Brazil and Uruguay qualify for HK Sevens Uruguay and Brazil ... a spot in Hong Kong, but also qualified for the World Cup Sevens in Moscow in June. Argentina were automatic qualifiers. "Going to the World Cup Sevens in Moscow is very important for us ...




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