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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong women aim to show their mettle in Asian Four Nations

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:33am

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong are aiming for a top-three finish in the Women’s Asian Four Nations championship in a bid to secure their future of playing against the best in the region ... Nations,” Garvey said. Our aim is to see how far we have come and test ourselves against the likes of Kazakhstan Head coach Chris Garvey Hong Kong will be boosted by the inclusion of its national ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - FACILITIES

    Rugby Union says Hong Kong Stadium needs 10,000 more seats to stay competitive

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Expansion by 10,000 seats at So Kon Po needed, rugby union says, as rival cities build big More stadium seats urged to stay competitive The Hong Kong ... Brian Stevenson, the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, has called on the government for a "longer-term" solution to remedy the stadium's shortcomings, including ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Rugby fever takes hold in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the games with ball-passing and grabbing. I will definitely sign up for the course again next time.' Antje Cosgrove, a former member of the Hong Kong national women's rugby team, was one ... for Protection of Children along with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and banking giant HSBC. Young Post was invited to the last session of the six-week course at King's Park Sports ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Formidable Japan up next as Hong Kong seek direct route to World Cup

    Posted May 11th 2014, 08:51pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... as Japan will still be the firm favourites to book the direct route to the World Cup," said Rees, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of technical development and performance. ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com World Cup spot a huge incentive against Japan Hong Kong will have everything to play for when they take on Japan in the Asian Five Nations finale ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Jones to say sayonara, but leaves Hong Kong on a high

    Posted May 21st 2014, 07:12pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kong Rugby Football Union, has also been invited into the inner sanctum, and will add poignancy to the moment as Jones makes his final speech to the team. When I first heard Jones would become ... evening, Jones is coach of Hong Kong and his presence might again fire the team to unprecedented heights. There is no doubt he is an inspirational coach – the results are plain to see with Hong ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Coach Hall hopes Hong Kong guile can overcome Uruguayan strength

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:23pm

    ... Staff reporter Senior coach Andy Hall says Hong Kong will have to call on all their guts and guile if they are to produce the squeaky clean defence that will be needed to beat Uruguay in the Rugby World Cup repêchage competition in Montevideo on August 2. As the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union this week announced its training squad for the team that will make the two-day, 40-hour ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - King of Sevens Series

    Hong Kong to stage new rugby sevens tournaments

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and the national team's growing profile on the world stage, HKRFU chairman Trevor Gregory said. "It is a milestone in Hong Kong's rugby history and in our ... Staff Reporter New sevens tournaments set for HK A new domestic sevens series was unveiled by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union yesterday as it seeks to identify new talent ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong chief stands by Leigh Jones before coach jumps ship

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:18am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong chief Trevor Gregory has wholeheartedly thrown his support behind head coach Leigh Jones remaining in charge for the final Asian Five Nations ... “The players knew he would be leaving the Hong Kong set-up before the Asian Five Nations began and the boys have got over that,” said No 8 Tauti. “I don’t think his departure will cause any ...

  9. Chan's retirement 'a huge shame' for Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong rugby has lost Chan Fuk-ping for good. The SAR's most famous Chinese player has 'retired' from the game and is now working in Macau, having turned his ... Kong Rugby Football Union. There had been indications earlier that Chan would forsake the sport which made him famous- he had a stamp issued with his image on it two seasons ago- after he ...

  10. Rugby team confident they can deliver historic victory

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

    ... played in, for it is a potential turning point for rugby in Hong Kong.' A gold medal victory by the men's rugby sevens team would be a momentous occasion - the first time a team sport ... is confident Hong Kong have got the measure of everyone after a sustained build-up over the past year culminating in the Singapore Cricket Club Sevens this weekend. 'Japan have been the only team ...




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