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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Little change to squad as Dai Rees looks to build on success

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Rees looks to build on success with one team change There were no surprises sprung yesterday when the Hong Kong men's team were announced for the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. It could have been interpreted in two ways: that coach Dai Rees has remained faithful to the players who earned Hong Kong the sobriquet of Asian sevens champions, or the lack ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rusty Hong Kong enter Spar International Sevens last eight in Harare

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

    ... tournament was last November and it showed," said Hong Kong coach Dai Rees. "We lost our final pool game to Kenya probably because the speed of thought of our opponents was faster than ...

  3. HK lose all three sevens outings

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong lost all three games on the opening day of the rugby sevens tournament at the World Games in Kaohsiung yesterday. The 12-man squad gave Fiji a run for their money in a 26-10 defeat, then lost 31-0 to Argentina before losing a crunch clash with Japan 20-5. Coach Dai Rees said two 'silly mistakes' in the last three minutes when trailing 10-5 cost Hong ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. HK team to face tough challenge in Suva Sevens tournament

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Sevens,' Hong Kong head coach Dai Rees said. 'It sounds as if it will be a quality competition with invitations going out to IRB Sevens teams. But no matter what happens, there will be quite ... and we'll reciprocate by hosting Hong Kong in January.' Rees will also send teams from Hong Kong's extended squad for the Borneo Sevens on October 31 and November 1, as well as a Hong Kong ...

  6. Break has done us a world of good- Rees

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Gold medal contenders Japan and South Korea will arrive in peak form for the rugby sevens competition this weekend, but Hong Kong head coach Dai Rees remained unworried ... 'We preferred to give the Sri Lanka tournament a miss so that the guys could have an extra week off before the East Asian Games,' Rees said. 'And it has worked perfectly for us ...

  7. 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) ...

  8. China eyes own sevens spectacle, but not now

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of investment and development. We know the way China play but are also aware that they are investing on improving,' Hong Kong coach Dai Rees said. The game's mainland roots might ...

  9. HK rugby team chase sun to lift ranking

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... campaign for the World Cup. The repechage game was a one-off leg where the host team was decided on which team had the higher ranking,' Gregory said. Hong Kong coach Dai Rees welcomed ...

  10. 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 ...




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