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  1. Sport - Hong Kong

    Fiji hand out a tough lesson to the hosts

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

    ... Debutant Gesinde discovers life in the fast lane is not all beer and parties The fairy-tale transition from fancy dress in the South Stand last year to fancy footwork on the pitch didn't materialise for Hong Kong debutant Eni Gesinde yesterday, with defending champions Fiji showing the hosts what a huge gulf lies between Asia and the rest of the world. Fiji, 13-time Cup ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - WOMEN'S SEVENS

    Perfect as Canada romp past Aussies

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... in recent years, but it also showed the gulf between Asia and the rest of the world. Kazakhstan were the only team from the region to make the top six, losing 26-5 to fifth-place Plate winners South ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong

    In true Hong Kong style, there's a price to be paid for space

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... the North Stand, traditionally the most popular hangout of the Sevens, is no more. It has been whacked so the likes of Goldman Sachs, Gulf Oil Marine Ltd and Hong Kong Rugby Football Union will have ...

  4. 'Pieman' is back, without the pies and very much one for the ladies

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... to the chants of the Hong Kong Stadium faithful, this year he patrolled the sidelines as manager of the Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union Ladies in the Cable & Wireless Worldwide Hong Kong ... and under-16 representative sides in the Gulf. Helping out with the women, he says, was a natural progression. 'After moving to the region, they were looking for volunteers who had a little bit ...

  5. Wounded Korea seek revenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... but in the past five years we have not won against them. But I'm confident we can do it again,' said Young, firing a warning. Another salvo came from the Arabian Gulf, who will be Hong ... to be competitive,' said Arabian Gulf captain Diarmud O'Malley. 'Our aim is to spring a surprise on the more fancied teams like Hong Kong.' O'Malley is an Irish backrower who works ...

  6. Captain warns HK not to take UAE lightly

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong captain Pale Tauti has warned his team to remember the debacle that they suffered in Bahrain two years ago as they take on the United Arab Emirates in the opening game of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament on Friday. As Hong Kong leave for Dubai this evening, No8 Tauti will hark back to the mortifying 16-9 loss at the hands of the then Arabian Gulf ...

  7. Extra qualifying spot boosts HK's World Cup odds

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the last World Cup in Dubai, with the Arabian Gulf qualifying automatically as hosts. Any hopes of Hong Kong hosting the qualifiers again were dashed with the decision to use the Asian Sevens ...

  8. PE teacher Lola has come a long way since her first trip to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... international women's sevens. 'I was teaching in the Arabian Gulf and this tournament tied in with the Rugby World Cup Sevens that year.' Once the games were over, she needed to go back ...

  9. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... days ago, I met Bremner at the offices of the UAERA, a union which has replaced the Arabian Gulf in the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five competition, which kicks off next weekend. We met to talk about the new association. But in the process, Bremner revealed the Dubai Sevens wasn't owned by the former Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union (AGRFU) or the present UAERA. I had known ...

  10. Hong Kong's 'best weekend of partying'

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo Lawyer-turned-bar-owner Pete Gilham became the lead singer of rock band 9th State a year after he arrived in 1994. 'But it wasn't until the Sevens in around 2001 that we started playing in the Valley Tent after the tourna ...




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