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  1. Talkback

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is the Sevens ticketing system fair to everybody? It was really disappointing to see that an even lower allocation of tickets for the Rugby Sevens was made to the public in Hong Kong than for last year, ... whereas fans from outside Hong Kong will have many more opportunities to acquire a ticket. If the only way to ensure a ticket is to join a rugby club then that amounts to an effective surcharge ...

  2. Hats off to the magnificent Sevens

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong spirit takes many forms. Today, one of the best known displays of this enduring quality will reach its annual climax. It is known around the world as the Hong Kong Rugby ... of Asian teams. Fittingly, China made its first appearance in 1998. And efforts are now being made to encourage more of Hong Kong's Chinese residents to take an interest. The tournament has ...

  3. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The director in charge of finances at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union must be laughing all the way to the bank as the union once again reflects on another successful Hong ... of the Hong Kong Sevens' counterpart in Dubai- the Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens- and of Ian Bremner, the newly appointed chief executive of the United Arab Emirates Rugby Association. A few ...

  4. Sevens extravaganza worth its weight in gold

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are precious few annual events that truly put Hong Kong at the centre of the international stage. One, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, has just ended and, as usual, during the three days our city garnered avid attention from nations where the sport is followed. Along with the Hong Kong Jockey Club's International Races, the Sevens is our leading spectator sporting ...

  5. Brown cleared to lead Springboks

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... competitive' Hong Kong Sevens in history. Treu said the changes implemented by the International Rugby Board, which will see the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens split into two separate ... title in Hong Kong, are in pool B alongside defending champions New Zealand, Wales and the US. 'Everyone has something to play for and the stakes are high. For a few of these players ...

  6. O'Connor in Where's Wally dilemma

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Hong Kong, the Western Force utility back was hunting high and low for Wally. 'I took Wally with me for training as it is required that I keep him by my side at all times. But someone ... of times. But this is the longest time he has gone missing,' O'Connor said. 'I will have a lot of room searching to do.' O'Connor, who played at the Hong Kong Sevens ...

  7. Serevi fires up his veterans

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... role for the South Pacific islanders who have set their sights on dethroning Hong Kong Sevens champions England- provided the latter get past the Kiwis in the quarter-finals. At 1.98 metres and weighing 120kg, Kubu is one of the biggest players to appear at the Hong Kong Sevens. He even dwarfs his captain and man-mountain Semisi Naevo- 1.97m, 98kg. The pair of them together could pose ...

  8. APBs sweat out first HK bonding session

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... getting to know each other on the field, the heat will be the other major factor facing the APBs as they bid to stop Saracens, the first English Premiership team to visit Hong Kong, from winning ... rugby at a professional level it is all about the winning and the results: this is about something a bit bigger and deeper.' Lam, who starred for New Zealand at the Hong Kong Sevens from ...

  9. HK out to show who's Asia's No 1

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Kota Kinabalu alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong are out to prove to the International Rugby Board (IRB) that they should be given more than just one chance to play ... team in Asia.' Hong Kong will accomplish that goal if they win the 12-team tournament this weekend in Borneo, the second and final ranking tournament in the HSBC Asian Sevens Series. Last ...

  10. HK call up McColl for Shanghai Sevens

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... A 12-strong Hong Kong squad will leave for Shanghai on Thursday with head coach Dai Rees intent on using the opening leg in the Asian Seven Series as a build-up to winning gold at the Asian Games ... are in the squad,' Rees said. 'Tim played last season in the Hong Kong Sevens, coming in as a replacement for Jeff, who was injured, but this will be the first opportunity for Tom.' Wong is still ...




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