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  1. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... as a sporting hub- the Bledisloe Cup and the Hong Kong Sixes which ends today. Both events bring top-class sportsmen to town. The Bledisloe Cup featured the world's two best teams, the All Blacks ... deserve our support but sadly the Bledisloe Cup was played in front of only 26,000 fans, leaving large swathes of empty seats in the upper stands of the 40,000-capacity Hong Kong Stadium. ...

  2. All Blacks cleared for Wallabies testinHK

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong is set to host the Bledisloe Cup again after the All Blacks' end-of-year international against England was brought forward a month, paving the way for New Zealand to play Australia on October 30. The New Zealand Rugby Union said yesterday that Hong Kong was the most likely venue for the overseas leg of the Bledisloe Cup this year after confirming ...

  3. Talented Wallabies must learn how to close the deal, says Herbert

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the Wallaby golden era that included winning five Bledisloe Cups, the British Lions series victory in 2001 and also a Tri-Nations trophy. Herbert, who is now the commercial officer with the Queensland ... is the mental toughness. I believe the All Blacks have the mental edge over us, they have the belief,' says Herbert, a member of Wallaby team who won the 1999 World Cup. Herbert, who was in town ...

  4. Millions lost on hosting Bledisloe

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union lost millions of dollars in staging the DHL Bledisloe Cup encounter on Saturday because fans stayed away, said chairman Trevor Gregory. 'I ... and snapped a 10-game losing streak against the All Blacks with a 26-24 victory. Chances of another Bledisloe Cup in Hong Kong will depend on the game being 'meaningful' with the silverware ...

  5. Money the name of the game as All Blacks try to push their brand further and wider from Asia and the Pacific, possibly even to the US

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for the first time at Hong Kong Stadium today. A fact which the chief executive of the New Zealand Rugby Union admits was the main reason why the Bledisloe Cup is being staged offshore for the first ... recently. When the decision was announced that the Bledisloe Cup would be played in Hong Kong, it drew plenty of criticism from the public in New Zealand, unhappy an institution was being exported ...

  6. Winning ugly counts

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay All Blacks victorious in historic encounter but Henry admits standard of play fell short History was made, but the final chapter in this year's Bledisloe Cup series ... by Dan Carter moving back to his accustomed and preferred slot at flyhalf, gave the All Blacks a satisfying win in the ANZ Hong Kong 2008 Bledisloe Cup over the old enemy and saw them end ...

  7. Online scrum for Bledisloe tickets collapses

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Getting a ticket online for the ANZ Hong Kong Bledisloe Cup yesterday was like trying to take on the All Blacks and the Wallabies together. It was virtually impossible. ... to do it quickly.' The winners Despite the problems, tickets sold for the Bledisloe Cup game toted up to: 6,000 ...

  8. Ticket windfall for Bledisloe fans

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Long-suffering fans who have always struggled to buy a ticket for the Hong Kong Sevens, can smile at last with organisers of the ANZ Hong Kong 2008 Bledisloe Cup doubling ... the public's allocation for the Sevens was 6,000. However, more tickets have been made available for the final leg of the Bledisloe Cup, which will be played outside Australia or New Zealand ...

  9. NZ, Australia in Bledisloe battle again

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... The DHL Hong Kong Bledisloe Cup 2010 rugby match between New Zealand's All Blacks and Australia's Wallabies will be played at the Hong Kong Stadium on Saturday. The Cup series is regarded as one of the world's most competitive and historic rugby tournaments. Young Post asked some local rugby fans for their thoughts on the game. So Ho-ken, who plays for the Hong Kong ...

  10. Pilots prepare for touchdown at stadium

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... on for the Bledisloe so they could touch down at the stadium. They made a day of it, lunching at Inside Out in Causeway Bay beforehand. 'It's great to see the Bledisloe Cup here again in Hong ... this. Everyone is passionate about their respective teams but the Kiwis around Bledisloe Cup or especially the World Cup take it very seriously. 'They're pretty cocky about their All ...




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