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  1. Rugby rules

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

    ... Jessie Hui Hong Kong rugby sensation Lee Cheuk-yin is one of the few local Chinese players who will have the chance to play in the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend. The former Immaculate ... post. SYP: What's so cool about Rugby Sevens? Lee: The speed. It's also an excellent sport to strengthen your shoulders, waist and legs. SYP: Then what's not so cool about ...

  2. Rugby Sevens another sell-out

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has confirmed that tickets for the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse First Boston Hong Kong Rugby Sevens are officially sold out. Ticket outlets at The Landmark, the Sevens exhibition at Pacific Place, and sports clubs have all ceased sales. The executive director of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, Allan Payne, said: 'Once ...

  3. 4,000 Rugby Sevens tickets to go on sale

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Organisers have confirmed that 4,000 tickets for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005 will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at Hong Kong Stadium tomorrow. The ticket ... been distributed to the Hong Kong market. This includes a third to rugby clubs, associations, youth and mini-organisations, plus a further third to sponsors and Sevens patrons who for so long ...

  4. Probe into an $8,000 Rugby Sevens ticket

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay and Benjamin Wong Rugby officials have launched a scalping investigation after a ticket for next year's Rugby World Cup Sevens was offered yesterday on the internet ... Rugby Football Union (HKRFU). 'We will be taking measures to record the sale of every ticket so that we will know which category any tickets that are touted or scalped come from. We have ...

  5. Nothing can compare with Sevens heaven

    Posted Mar 25th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael They are the lifeblood of the Hong Kong Sevens. Like bees to the honey pot, rugby lovers from across the globe fly in to Hong Kong to play hard, drink hard and party hard ... as host of the Rugby World Cup Sevens next year demonstrated the city was arriving on the world sporting stage. 'But the true lifeblood of the Sevens are the supporters and fans who keep ...

  6. Sevens fun and games kick off

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The countdown to the 2003 Credit Suisse First Boston Hong Kong Rugby Sevens has already begun with a series of celebrations and lively sporting activity. The serious stuff ... in the Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens. New Zealand have won the tournament four years running. The champions can expect to be challenged by top teams England and Fiji this year. The final ...

  7. Asia's elite book tickets to Sevens

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

    ... the sides but in the end the established teams came through,' said Mark Egan, the International Rugby Board's sevens manager. Apart from his duties of overseeing the Asian qualifiers ... Even a herd of elephants and attractive dancing girls did not distract pre-tournament favourites Japan, South Korea and Taiwan from the job at hand - qualifying for next year's Rugby ...

  8. Stars hoping for luck of the Irish in Sevens

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Donal Scully

    ... This is the second successive year Hong Kong has hosted the event but it will be the last for the time being as the rotating venue will shift to Shanghai in 2005. Following the rugby sevens model, ... Donal Scully A little piece of Ireland comes to Hong Kong this weekend when the SAR hosts the ninth Asian Gaelic Football Sevens tournament. Aberdeen Sports Ground will be the hub ...

  9. Lomu: seven-man code ideal for Olympics

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice It's a match made in heaven- and Jonah Lomu is not talking about a new kidney. The former All Black says rugby sevens and the Olympics are made for each other. And who ... be included in the 2008 Beijing Games. The problem is: What sport will the IOC dump in favour of sevens? Or will it stick with the status quo? Enter Lomu. The International Rugby Board and organisers ...

  10. Sevens Special

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow How many women can you fit in a Mini? 18. In a lift at the City Garden Hotel this week? Not many. That's because the 11 teams playing in the Women's Rugby Sevens ... themselves into the Mini? Yes, they were rugby players from the British club Reading. ...




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