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  1. 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

    ... coach Dai Rees said: "It was a marvellous performance, the best by a mile [during] my time here. "This bodes well for our hopes of qualifying for the World Cup, which would be a massive accomplishment. This team has made huge strides in the past 12 months," Rees said. Three teams will book their World Cup berths in India, but the task has been made harder ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong qualify for China National Games, but coach Dai Rees rues team's 'arrogance'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... qualifying tournament in Shanghai yesterday. A 14-12 loss to Beijing in the semi-finals was put down to over-confidence by head coach Dai Rees, who said the team's belief that they only had ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Team finish third in National Games qualifier after slip against eventual champions Beijing HK qualify, but coach Rees rues side's ...

  3. Sport - China - Rugby

    Beijing pose serious threat for weakened Hong Kong in Games qualifier

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Coach Rees cautious ahead of opening sevens match against team from capital territory Beijing a serious threat for weakened Hong Kong It was bucketing down in Shanghai yesterday but coach Dai Rees expects the heat to be on this weekend as Hong Kong were drawn in a tough pool with top seeds Beijing in the qualifying tournament for the China ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong beefs up Mumbai Sevens squad after 6 players get injured

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the domestic competition has left six Hong Kong internationals battered and bruised, forcing national coach Dai Rees to take an extended squad of 14 players for the Mumbai Sevens this weekend. The list ... until Friday to name our final 12. This gives me a little more flexibility and gives the guys carrying injuries more time to recover," Rees said yesterday. "I'm confident ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Sealed with a hiss as hosts get dream draw for Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Snake-themed presentation sees Dai Rees' team land decent opportunity to impress against the core teams at Hong Kong Sevens next month Sealed ... the season and it will lay down a marker for us," national sevens coach Dai Rees said, as Hong Kong look ambitiously towards becoming a core team next season. The other team in Hong Kong's ...

  6. 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

    ... a blow to his knee at the China Games qualifiers last month. He had recovered enough to train, but pulled up in training," said coach Dai Rees. "He's devastated, of course, but he ... has come through the HKRFU development system and was captain of our successful U20 sevens team last year," added Rees of the Valley scrum-half. Hong Kong have been drawn with England, ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong goes global as rugby sevens talent search hots up

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... were accepted in April as an elite sport and the partnership is off to a sound start," said HKRFU head of performance Dai Rees. "The first objectives are to put in place the coaching ... of the Sports Institute, was unavailable for comment as she is away on leave. Rees revealed the HKRFU was talking to 15 players in the men's senior team, as well as 14 senior women and about 30 ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong sevens side get World Games slot

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... national coach Dai Rees, who on Monday won team coach of the year at the Hong Kong Coaching Awards for the third time in a row. With rugby sevens being part of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, ... two weeks' notice, and went with a scratch side and just made up numbers. But this time we will be taking our strongest side available," Rees said. The eight teams taking part ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Boycott by referees forces cancellation of Hong Kong lower division games

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 12:59am

    ... Gregory and Dai Rees. We believe that there are a number of matters to be clarified and discussed in detail but with proper and full consultation, we can work with the union to achieve what ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Canada won't take Hong Kong lightly at Sevens, says coach

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

    ... to go through," said John. "I know they will be well-prepared once again". John went to university with Hong Kong counterpart Dai Rees (the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff) ...




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