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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Former Kenyan rugby star set for American football debut

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 01:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Indianapolis Daniel Adongo goes from Super 15 to being a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts Former Kenyan rugby star Daniel Adongo is about to play his first American football game when Indianapolis face Cincinnati on Sunday in a showdown of division leaders. Adongo has figured out the lingo and nuances of the sport, learned the proper way to put ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Handshake deal that led to riches for Hong Kong Rugby Football Union

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

    ... Rugby Football Union and its first title sponsors Cathay Pacific and Rothmans, paved the way for the present financial clout of local rugby, HKRFU president Brian Stevenson revealed yesterday. ... to develop rugby in Hong Kong today." Stevenson said. From small beginnings - the profits from the 1976 tournament were around HK$6,000 - the HKRFU today boasts total net assets of HK$273 ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    HKRFU names its first 10 icons for new rugby Hall of Fame

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:45pm

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union on Friday night inducted 10 people into its new Hall of Fame, recognising a mix of union presidents, chairmen and other honorary officers, ... Cooley “Tokkie” Smith, Larry Abel, Ruth Mitchell, Ashley Billington, David Lewis, Jacky Ng Shu-wai, Chan Fuk-ping and Rambo Leung Yung-kit. “The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is delighted ...

  4. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Lack of TV coverage hinders Asia’s hopes of joining Super Rugby family

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:34pm by Reuters

    ... coverage is essential if Super Rugby wants to build its profile in Asia sufficiently for the continent to host a team over the next five to 10 years, the head of the Asian Rugby Football Union has ... right now probably can’t name one of them Trevor Gregory Gregory, who also serves as chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, believes that 2021 might be a better target date for an Asian ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Asian Super Rugby franchise ‘a bridge too far’

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... to host a Super Rugby franchise- and it certainly wouldn't be Hong Kong- the head of the Asian Rugby Football Union said, adding that no union or sponsor was in a position to underwrite the US$100 million five-year cost of hosting the southern hemisphere competition's 18th team. Arfu president Trevor Gregory, who also chairs the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, ruled out Hong ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Police, HKRFU grow ‘Don’t Drop the Ball’ initiative once more

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:32pm

    ... Office of the Hong Kong Police and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, with support from Standard Chartered Bank. “The Don’t Drop the Ball programme is one of the union’s flagship community ... from the Police Rugby Club have been busy this year introducing touch rugby into new schools, while stressing the life skills that contribute to make a successful athlete – commitment, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Stars bring love of American football for sports movie

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 10:02am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani Jennifer Garner and Kevin Costner bring their love of American football to Draft Day, writes Kavita Daswani Game and on the ball Chic in a fitted beige dress and ultra-high heels, and with her hair freshly coiffed, Jennifer Garner looks every inch the A-list movie star when we meet to discuss her latest film. But get her talking about American football and her face ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Player drain is threat to Aussie competitiveness

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 01:19am by Reuters

    ... with rival football codes for fans and broadcast dollars in Australia. Australian Rules football and rugby league dominate the landscape, with the fledgling A-League soccer competition also ... competitiveness The Wallabies' emphatic 3-0 series win over France last month might convey the impression all is rosy in rugby Down Under, but the game's power brokers fear a quickening player ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    HKRFU must get the right person as chairman

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 09:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Trevor Gregory's position at the head of the rugby union will be hard to fill, but that shouldn't stop anyone from trying Getting the right person for the job Is there life after Trevor Gregory? This question has caused something of a storm in a teacup behind the scenes as the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union gets ready to elect his ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Find a new rugby sponsor – quick

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 08:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... quick Make no bones about it. If not for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, the world's local bank- well, that is what it used to call itself- would not have got involved in Asian rugby ... strong links with this city, especially with rugby. It would be far better for the Asian Rugby Football Union to start trawling now to see who it can net as a replacement. It will not be easy ...




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