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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong launches campaign to secure berth as core Sevens team

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 05:55pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... will be in the company of the big boys. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union yesterday announced the 28 teams that will participate in the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens from March 22-24 and Asian champions ... South America will be decided after regional competitions in late February to complete the 12-team field. The Hong Kong Sevens will be the first major international competition for the national ...

  2. 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, ... Kong sevens side get World Games slot Hong Kong's stock in the global sevens scene continues to rise with the International Rugby Board inviting the Rowan Varty-led team to take part ...

  3. Wright leads HK rugby's bid for 'holy grail' of team gold

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Mark Wright will lead Hong Kong rugby's bid to win a first team sports gold medal at the Asian Games. The versatile forward will carry the expectations of the Hong Kong Rugby Football ... Japan - at the Borneo Sevens and the Singapore Cricket Club Sevens - have raised expectations the Hong Kong sevens team are on the verge of history. The 12-strong squad held few surprises, ...

  4. A gauntlet of greed, and joy for a nation in need

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, said all tickets had been sold through official channels and that if fans bought tickets elsewhere they could not guarantee they were valid or available. ... The Japanese team, whose arrival in Hong Kong was delayed because of the deaths and devastation wrought by the massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, scored a memorable first victory ...

  5. Rwandan rookies win praise from top stars

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

    ... Only a try from former Hong Kong flyhalf Justin Temara prevented Rwanda from a dream finish as they narrowly lost the Plate final, 7-0 to the ARC All-Stars. 'It has been a great day ... for the boys: we've come to Hong Kong for the first time and got all the way to the Plate final.' The Rwandans were then stunned when ex-Springboks captain Bobby Skinstad, highly impressed, ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Chris McAdam and Tom McColl impress as Hong Kong begin title defence with win

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... rugby pedigree, having featured in two World Cups - 1987 and 1991 - but Hong Kong proved they could match, and better, such an accomplished team as they began their title defence at the Emirates ... airline, a new-look Hong Kong - who have chosen to rest most of their sevens stars - looked more composed than their feisty opponents to secure a comfortable win after trailing 7-6 at the break. ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong must match opponents up front in Emirates cup

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of defending their Emirates Airline Cup of Nations title in Dubai. With the sevens season mission successfully completed - Hong Kong were crowned Asian champions for the first time - the focus has ... their first caps, as Hong Kong prepare for the Asian Five Nations in April. Hong Kong will need to stay in the Top Five competition which next year serves as the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup ...

  8. McQueen brothers will put sibling rivalry aside to star for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to Hong Kong and local rugby. 'We would love to follow in the footsteps of Rowan Varty, Keith Robertson and Mark Wright and become full-time players contracted to the union. But we will have ... next month, has already represented Hong Kong at the shorter version of the game, being a member of the team that played at the Hong Kong Sevens this year. It will be the first outing ...

  9. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... development of Hong Kong? On April 12-13 senior officials from Beijing in charge of Hong Kong affairs have invited some of the city's key officials to discuss 2017 electoral reform issues. I've seen many articles that more or less agree on the same thing- Hong Kong's lawmakers, including those from the pan-democracy camp, should accept the invitation. In my view all Hong ...

  10. 'We must build on Bledisloe success'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that up,' Brian Stevenson, president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), said yesterday. 'A lot more needs to be done if Hong Kong wishes to claim that title.' The ANZ Hong Kong ... Alvin Sallay Government 'must pitch in to keep momentum' Hong Kong's rugby chiefs have called on the government to stop merely paying lip service and instead provide ...




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