• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:07pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 80 for dai rees

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Dai Rees spurs squad for Japan Sevens

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong coach Dai Rees has called on his sevens squad to step up and deliver after being invited to play in the Japan Sevens, the new event ... there and perform,' Rees said yesterday. The Japan Sevens will take place in Tokyo on March 31 to April 1, the weekend following the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. This is the first time in nearly five ...

  2. Determined HK believe they can beat odds

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay It will not simply be a case of damage limitation, promised national coach Dai Rees and new captain Tom McColl, as Hong Kong face the formidable task of stopping Japan from ... underline the gulf between Japan, Asia's World Cup representative and a full-time professional outfit, and Hong Kong's part-timers. But Rees and McColl remain upbeat for today's clash ...

  3. Cautious Rees eyes Japan upset in A5N

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong coach Dai Rees has set his sights on 'upsetting the apple cart' and creating history at the HSBC Asian Five Nations by wresting the Top Five crown from perennial champions Japan this year. But Rees said that would largely depend on how new Japan coach Eddie Jones approached his first season in charge of the Brave Blossoms- ...

  4. Giant prop Nolan loses race for fitness

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Kazakhstan looming, it has been decided he will miss the opener. 'It would be silly to risk playing him in the first game,' Dai Rees, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head ... as a pilot and he was only able to apply for a visa this week. He holds a South African passport and he needed to do it personally. Unfortunately, his application was rejected,' Rees said. ...

  5. Hong Kong open Five Nations with victory in Almaty

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ground is just fantastic,' head coach Dai Rees said. 'It was an all-round team performance. They never expected us to be so disciplined.' That wasn't the case with the hosts, ... our shape towards the latter part of the game, and, funnily, when they were down to 13 men,' Rees said. 'They played the last quarter with reduced numbers and took the game to us. ...

  6. Borneo leg crucial to HK's ambition to be Asian No 1

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... his knee on the opening day, ruling him out of the September 24-25 tournament in Kota Kinabalu. Despite Tauti's loss, coach Dai Rees was confident he had enough firepower to replace him ... will be missed, but we now have enough depth to lighten the blow,' Rees said. Big and mobile ball-winning forwards have always been at a premium for Hong Kong. But Valley trio Nick Hewson, Leigh ...

  7. Hong Kong coaches honoured

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as his athletes clinched three gold medals at last year's world championships. Table tennis coach Li Huifen and rugby coach Dai Rees won the team coach awards. ...

  8. Armour out for Top Five finale after Japan citing

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... matches,' said Hong Kong coach Dai Rees. Armour will now sit out the last of Hong Kong's four games in the Top Five competition against Kazakhstan at Mongkok Stadium. But his absence ... 'Keith is 50-50. He has bruised his knee badly and it is swollen right now. We will only know in the next 24 hours how bad it is once the swelling goes down,' Rees said. 'If he ...

  9. Brilliant Hong Kong maul hapless UAE

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday, laying claim to being the best 'amateur' side in the region. Coach Dai Rees had always insisted 'performing' was what mattered and that results would follow like night ... Football Club. 'It was an excellent performance,' Rees said. 'Finishing second is good but what mattered more was that we didn't sneak over the line and didn't have ...

  10. HK suffer defeat to Czechs

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Winger Salom Yiu Kam-shing (pictured) scored on his debut but there was not much joy for Hong Kong, who slipped to their second successive defeat on their tour of Europe, losing 17-5 to the Czech Republic. 'It was a very hard and physical game, and it is disappointing we couldn't get our first win on the tour,' head coach Dai Rees said. 'But ...




SCMP.com Account