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  1. Sport - Rugby

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

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com English president-in-waiting says discussions are being held over British and Irish team stopping in HK on their way to New Zealand 'Strong chance'of second Lions visit English Rugby Football Union president-in-waiting Jason Leonard has said there is a strong possibility the British & Irish Lions could revisit Hong Kong in 2017 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Rugby stars back plans for calendar changes

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... started all three tests in the British and Irish Lions' recent test series win over Australia, agreed. "We see this initiative as beneficial for the global game," the flyhalf said. ... Reuters Stars back plans for calendar changes All Black great Richie McCaw and Irish flyhalf Jonny Sexton urged rugby leaders to move the June internationals and adopt an integrated global ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    World Cup memories inspire new Aussie skipper

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:21pm

    ... captain having deputised for him in September’s win over Argentina in Perth – only having made his test debut against the British and Irish Lions in June. “I have had my eyes set on playing ... at Twickenham, with the former prop, who replaced New Zealander Robbie Deans after the Lions series, a member of the Wallaby side that beat England in the climax of the 1991 tournament. “Yeah, he never ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Wallabies squeak past Pumas to end winless streak

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... to the British and Irish Lions, back-to-back losses to New Zealand and a humbling on home soil by South Africa last week, the Wallabies were delighted to get any sort of win. "It felt like an 100-0 ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Wallabies' new coach drops Robinson

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Wallabies' new coach drops Robinson Experienced prop Benn Robinson was overlooked as new coach Ewen McKenzie named eight uncapped players in his inaugural 30-man Wallabies squad yesterday for this month's Rugby Championship. Robinson, who played in the recent losing series against the British & Irish Lions and is a veteran of 59 ...

  6. Comment - Blogs - Rugby

    I lived to tell the tale - but rules forbid

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 08:35pm by Kevin McBarron

    ... than to never have tried at all”. Everywhere you could hear the same conversations over and over from the British and Irish lads. “He’ll definitely go,” No he won’t, I think it’ll be the Welsh lad instead.” Yup! It was all about the Lions tour to Australia and of course who we’ll expect to see when they visit Hong Kong to play the Barbarians on June 1 en route to Oz. After watching ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Jewel in crown helps propel massive growth

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... amazing." Early records show the game was first played in Hong Kong in the 1870s mainly by the British military as well as the police and merchant cadets from the trading hongs (Hong Kong Football ... Stevenson said. "Before this it was just a handful of teams, although there was quite a competitive set-up with the [British] forces teams always competitive." The biggest change, however, ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - Rugby

    The power of Sevens

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 05:39pm by Kevin McBarron

    ... Kevin McBarron And so it came to pass that the number seven took over the world. Can rugby Sevens do the same? Rugby is a very British thing and who better epitomises the Brit than 007 – Bond, James Bond. I doubt whether Connery, Moore or Lazenby played, Dalton and Brosnan looked the type, Craig doesn’t. Did Howard Keel ever play rugby? Or Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman? Snow ...



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