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  1. DHL backing gives Bledisloe Cup a boost

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Bledisloe Cup match in Hong Kong next month received a boost yesterday with DHL Express being named the sponsor. Hit by negative sentiment over slow ticket sales, ... will be a worldwide partner for next year's World Cup in New Zealand. ...

  2. So long Sevens, now bring on the Bledisloe

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... in the year- November 1 to be precise- when Hong Kong will host a historic fourth and final game of this year's Bledisloe Cup series between the southern hemisphere rivals. 'They will go ... will be the first time a Bledisloe Cup game has been played at a neutral venue. 'The feeling in New Zealand at the moment is that we have too much rugby down there anyway,' said Pearce. 'It ...

  3. Bring it on: HK willing to host Bledisloe Test

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong is willing to play host to Bledisloe Cup matches if the Australian and New Zealand rugby unions can sort out the revenue-sharing agreement and find a date ... Allan Payne. The possibility of a Bledisloe Cup fixture being played at the 40,000-seater Hong Kong Stadium was raised again last weekend by Australian Rugby Union spokesman Strath Gordon, who ...

  4. HK's Antipodean communities go head-to-head

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The battle lines are drawn and the Aussie-Kiwi emnity is out in the open- on and off the pitch. There is nothing like a good old Bledisloe Cup stoush to get the barbs flying. In the second of a three-part feature, ROBBY NIMMO talks to Aussies and Kiwis who have made Hong Kong their home but show their true colours when the boys in black meet the green and golds. ...

  5. HKRFU to name manager next month

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a year into his job. His departure a month before the Bledisloe Cup raised speculation he had had to go due to poor ticket sales for the All Blacks-Wallabies clash. At the time, only 15,000 ...

  6. Sevens tickets go on sale today

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... tickets. Unlike October's Bledisloe Cup game, when only 26,210 fans turned up, the March 25-27 Hong Kong Sevens is expected to be a sell-out. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Deans under pressure after latest Aussie misfire

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters Deans under pressure after latest Aussie misfire Australia's failure to regain the Bledisloe Cup from New Zealand has upped the pressure on under-fire coach Robbie Deans ... other teams when the mood takes them. The All Blacks' victory ensured they retained the Bledisloe Cup for a 10th successive season and made the third match in Brisbane, which is not part ...

  8. Hong Kong fans ecstatic but Kiwis are already calling it a 'travelling circus'

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to the battle for Bledisloe Cup. One fan called it a 'travelling circus' while another decried 'this is no longer our national game'. The view among many ... another. Frogman, also from Auckland, said: 'So, will the NZRU be hoping we don't wrap up the Bledisloe in the first two games [Sydney and Auckland]? If we win those, this Hong Kong ...

  9. Going against the grain

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... NZ great Kirwan is fully behind the Bledisloe Cup in HK, writes Alvin Sallay Many New Zealanders might have rubbished the idea of the Bledisloe Cup being contested in Hong Kong, but former ... to a travelling circus. 'I think it is fantastic the Bledisloe Cup will be played in Hong Kong this year,' Kirwan said emphatically. 'You need high-profile games like these to lift ...

  10. HK fans in the dark over rugby World Cup

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... February 18. Other events include the Tri-Nations, the Bledisloe Cup, the Amlin Challenge Cup, and the Magners League. But for now, the package does not include the 2011 World Cup. A Now TV ... Hong Kong's armchair rugby fans are still in the dark over whether they will be able to watch live broadcasts of the World Cup in New Zealand later this year - even though the action ...




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