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  1. Plenty at stake for new boys UAE

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Qais. 'When our union was formed last year, we were asked if we wanted to start at the bottom of the ladder, or take over from the Arabian Gulf. We obviously chose the latter.' Last ... the Arabian Gulf left off. 'People want continuity. This is vital for sponsorship. They don't want someone who is here today and gone tomorrow.' Victory over Kazakhstan and a 13-13 draw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968332/plenty-stake-new-boys-uae
  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Robbie Deans 'not up to it', says former Wallabies coach Alan Jones

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... squandered the playing talent at his disposal, resulting in a gulf in class with arch-rivals the All Blacks. Jones laid the blame for the Wallabies' recent failures squarely on Deans, saying: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1022005/robbie-deans-not-it-says-former-wallabies-coach-alan-jones
  3. Full-time rugby a must for HK

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... And if you add the icing to this cake- they have collected a bonus point in all their 20 outings over the five years, by scoring four tries (and more)- it underlines the vast gulf between Asia's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002860/full-time-rugby-must-hk
  4. Rees targets South Korea in Asian Five Nations as a 'must-win' match

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... outright favourites to win the automatic berth given to Asia for next year's World Cup in New Zealand, and the newly promoted Arabian Gulf. Hong Kong's second game will be away to the Arabian Gulf in Bahrain on April 30, then hosting Kazakhstan at the Hong Kong Football Club on May 8, and finally playing away to Japan in Tokyo on May 22. The target for Rees and Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705732/rees-targets-south-korea-asian-five-nations-must-win-match
  5. Sri Lanka Sevens too risky for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Japan and South Korea also said they would not be taking part in Sri Lanka. We are now trying to arrange a warm-up tournament in Dubai.' He said the Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union had ... to play with the Gulf and us in a series of matches. This would serve as a perfect dress rehearsal to the World Cup qualifiers,' McIntosh said. A dozen men's teams - and 12 women's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645339/sri-lanka-sevens-too-risky-hong-kong
  6. Hong Kong's 'best weekend of partying'

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo Lawyer-turned-bar-owner Pete Gilham became the lead singer of rock band 9th State a year after he arrived in 1994. 'But it wasn't until the Sevens in around 2001 that we started playing in the Valley Tent after the tourna ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631671/hong-kongs-best-weekend-partying
  7. HK heroes given well-earned rest

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

    ... of winning a trophy at the Hong Kong Sevens with mainly a home-grown team will inspire their Asian Five Nations campaign where the team will come up against Korea, the Arabian Gulf, Kazakhstan and Japan. The games against the Gulf and Japan will be away from home 'Wouldn't it be wonderful, first winning the Shield at the Hong Kong Sevens and then if we were to qualify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710148/hk-heroes-given-well-earned-rest
  8. Asia's elite book tickets to Sevens

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... were then beaten 24-14 by the Arabian Gulf in the Plate semi-finals. There was heartache for hosts Sri Lanka, too. They had high hopes of qualifying for the RWC Sevens, especially playing ... - a 49-5 loss. Sri Lanka gained some consolation as they went on to win the Plate final, beating the Arabian Gulf 31-19. But they will miss out once again on visiting Hong Kong, after having been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470203/asias-elite-book-tickets-sevens
  9. Tens slot a chance for 15s hopefuls

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... South Korea, Kazakhstan, the Arabian Gulf and Hong Kong- to come in as runners-up, who go through to the World Cup repechage round. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708203/tens-slot-chance-15s-hopefuls
  10. Funding boost for Asian Five Nations

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... is an exciting development for the game in a region that offers significant potential for growth.' The inaugural A5N will involve Asian champs Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, the Arabian Gulf ... from 58 tests for Japan), the captains of Arabian Gulf (Diarmud O'Malley), South Korea (Young Hun-han), and Hong Kong (Semi Iafeta) were present at the launch. The Kazakhstan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627163/funding-boost-asian-five-nations

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