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  1. Mainland team star in tertiary sevens

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... stronger each year with more and more institutions [outside Hong Kong] joining the fray,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's (HKRFU) community assistant manager, Brandon Huang. ... to Hong Kong. We are less interested in winning or losing, but more interested in interacting with Hong Kong players.' He said the Hong Kong teams were energetic and passionate, and had good ...

  2. HK prepare for 'backlash' after A5N glory

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... hands-on, while national coach and Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance Dai Rees takes on a managerial role this season. 'We have the burden of carrying a favourites tag ... stranglehold on the HSBC Asian Five Nations this season. Since the pan-Asian tournament began in 2008, Japan have been the dominant power, but hopes are high for Hong Kong- who finished runners-up ...

  3. HK stay unbeaten, but real test still to come

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong remained unbeaten in the HSBC Asian Five Nations, winning their second game on the trot, 23-17 over Kazakhstan yesterday. Only one other team in the competition have ... game,' said Walters, who was pleased at the marked improvement of his team from last weekend when they beat the Gulf 20-12. A large crowd at Football Club watched Hong Kong emerge victorious ...

  4. Kowloon cook up recipe to leave their rivals eating humble pie

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... clubs in Hong Kong, and they will cement their position as the second-biggest club behind Football Club in terms of playing numbers this season by fielding six teams in the men's division ... for Kowloon. Game-breaking centre Vili will be the dangerman in the backline. Hong Kong sevens star Jeff Wong will start at scrumhalf and his backline will include captain Ashley Bond, Vili, ...

  5. HK intend to nullify Korea's powerful scrum

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Koreans won 23-5. They return with 10 new players and determined to sustain their dominance over Hong Kong. If Hong Kong lose, they will drop down to Division Two in the Asian Nations Series next ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong will need to conquer the powerful South Korean scrum if they are to give new coach John Walters a welcome house-warming gift at King's Park today. For New ...

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

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

    ... of full-time players from New Zealand eligible under the IRB's three-year residency rule - was a step above the rest of the field, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance Ivan ... Nations Cup next month, rang the changes and brought in most of his World Cup players for the Gulf game. Marsters believed the Gulf should follow in the footsteps of Hong Kong and put in place ...

  7. Raw Japanese team raise Hong Kong's A5N hopes

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nations Top Five competition. Hong Kong national coach Dai Rees said the Asian juggernauts would be 'a little more vulnerable than normal if they were in a developmental phase' before Jones announced a new-look national team as they look ahead to the 2015 World Cup, and the 2019 edition on home soil. Jones, a former Wallaby head coach who won a World Cup with South Africa ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... opportunity in the world of rugby for the sport's smaller nations to play against its biggest. By segregating the tournament into halves, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has implemented ... Wong Chan, Mong Kok Spirit of HK Sevens betrayed The announcement by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and the International Rugby Board of the introduction of a new format ...

  9. Both sides come away happy as feisty HK pull out all stops

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is one of the best performances against Japan in recent times and it is a big day for Hong Kong rugby,' said elated national coach Dai Rees. 'The boys have done Hong Kong proud ... Everyone was a winner yesterday. The scoreboard read Japan 45, Hong Kong 22, but in truth there were no losers at the end of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five encounter at Hong Kong ...

  10. Varty, Maclay punch holes in UAE

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to see Rowan score four tries and Ally get a hat-trick. This is the type of rugby we want to play.' Hong Kong were allowed to do it as the UAE backs kicked away possession leading to superb ... shoulder, the writing was on the wall. By half-time Hong Kong had added another five tries, including a hat-trick from 110kg centre Maclay, to lead 39-10. The home team's only answer was a try ...




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