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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong and Belgium face off in Emirates Cup in Dubai

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong will have to overcome a stern test up front against a physical Belgium outfit today if they are to retain the Emirates Airline Cup of Nations title, said manager Dai Rees after he ... coupled with swift counter-attacks from all over the park and we will have to counter this. Defence and retaining possession will be the key to winning," Rees said. Both teams have two wins ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Chris McAdam ready to make Hong Kong flyhalf role his own

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the sevens squad this season. "His performance in Dubai will be critical for our plans to develop some added depth for the season ahead," said manager Dai Rees after naming a starting ... four of the new caps are in the backs - McAdam, centres Craig Wilson and Stewart Megaw and winger Jonny Rees - the hopes of fielding a new halves combination has been put on hold after ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong rugby union squad facing tough decisions

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

    ... Union's head of performance Dai Rees. "A decision will have to be made on whether we use the same players in both [Philippines and London] or pick separate sides." With a small player base, Rees might be forced to call upon the services of sevens stalwarts such as Rowan Varty, Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Jamie Hood and Nick Hewson for the Philippines. "It is important that we ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    New boys kick off in Hong Kong's 'A' team

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

    ... players angling to be regular fixtures in the senior squad," said Dai Rees, HKRFU head of performance and coching. While some players like flanker and captain Guy Payn, flyhalf Niall Rowark ... Cup of Nations and next year's Asian Five Nations, which will double up as the region's Rugby World Cup qualifiers," added Rees. ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Home-grown prop Leon Wei to start for Hong Kong against UAE

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

    ... work he has done to date. He now has the opportunity to cement himself in the team but he will have to step up and grasp it with both hands." Dai Rees, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance, described Wei's rise to prominence as a "great story". Rees said: "He is a local boy who came through the age-grade system in Hong Kong, starting ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong Sports Institute's new rugby coaches target Olympics

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:43pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... by Gareth Baber and Anna Richards, will help us qualify for the next Olympics," said Dai Rees, who this weekend will be hands-on for the last time as national sevens head coach at the Singapore ... created a superb platform and the ambition is to make it to the Olympics. But we are under no illusions and I know we have a job on our hands to get there." Rees will now assume a new ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Chris McAdam and Tom McColl impress as Hong Kong begin title defence with win

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

    ... last year, and while we made a few mistakes, we also showed a lot of maturity," said manager Dai Rees. "This is just the start we wanted." Top-ranked Belgium crushed hosts United ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong must match opponents up front in Emirates cup

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... are 28th while UAE are still without an official world ranking. The three-match tour will give Jones and manager Dai Rees a close look at the new crop of players, nine of whom will be winning ...



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