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  1. Dream still alive for HK despite loss in Gulf

    Posted May 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong head coach Dai Rees remains upbeat about grabbing second place in the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five competition despite a 16-9 defeat by the Arabian Gulf ... by the Arabian Gulf denied Hong Kong a second successive win in the tournament- having defeated Korea 32-8 last weekend. Hong Kong just could not make any headway against the stifling defence of the home ...

  2. Gulf warn Hong Kong to be wary of Kazakhstan

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Al Ain, UAE Hong Kong had better watch out for Kazakhstan who will be a tough nut to crack, warned Steve Holohan, forwards coach of the Arabian Gulf, after watching his ... after Hong Kong had beaten the Arabian Gulf in the opening encounter in the HSBC Asian Five Nations 20-12. Hong Kong returned home last night fully satisfied at having secured the five points ...

  3. HK too strong for Arabian Gulf

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Al Ain, UAE Hong Kong opened their account in the HSBC Asian Five Nations campaign by ticking the credit box with an accomplished 20-12 victory over the Arabian Gulf ... 9-3. Temara knocked over a penalty but Arabian Gulf fly half Paul Beard soon had Hong Kong on the back foot as he dropped two goals and knocked over a penalty. It took a lovely piece ...

  4. Part-timers 'need pro approach' to counter Japan

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The yawning gulf between Japan and the rest of Asia can only be bridged if the others are able to shed their 'amateur' status, according to Wayne Marsters, the head coach of a chastened Arabian Gulf. Japan romped to a massive 114-6 victory over the Gulf's part-time players in Osaka in the second round of the inaugural HSBC Asian Five Nations last ...

  5. HK ring changes in bid to beat Kazakhstan again

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com If a week is a long time in politics, a year can be a lifetime in rugby as Hong Kong will realise as they run out to meet Kazakhstan in their final encounter in the 2012 HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five competition at Mo ...

  6. HK coach glad they snubbed Sri Lanka Sevens

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of 12 teams from the region will take part at the Hong Kong Football Club event in October with two teams qualifying - and joining hosts Arabian Gulf - to represent Asia at the World Cup Sevens ... the Arabian Gulf, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, India, and hosts Sri Lanka. The tournament would have been an ideal form guide but Hong Kong and Japan have stayed away ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Stokes, Hussey set to debut against Kazakhs

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of fish. And we have home advantage now.' Two changes have been made to the team who started last week in Bahrain in a losing (16-9) cause against the Arabian Gulf. Tighthead prop Nigel Hobler ... in the 32-8 opening game victory over South Korea a fortnight ago. Kazakhstan also began their campaign with a resounding 43-28 win over the Arabian Gulf in Almaty two weeks ago, but had a bye last ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. HK should join Japan's league, says coach

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong should consider fielding a team in Japan's professional Top League if it is serious about closing the gulf on the Asian champions and figuring in the 2019 World ... and China. Japan convincingly booked their berth at the 2011 World Cup with big wins over Hong Kong, the Arabian Gulf (60-9), South Korea (71-13) and Kazakhstan (101-7). Hong Kong captain Simon Leung ...




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