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  1. Trio survive the cut for World Cup Rugby Sevens

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... The trio kept their places as Hong Kong's World Cup Rugby Sevens squad were reduced from 20 to 14 players this week. They impressed the selectors during the SAR's training camp in New ... at a normal Hong Kong Rugby Sevens competition. The 24 teams will be divided into four pools. There will be six teams in each group. The eight seeded teams are: New Zealand, England, Fiji, Argentina, ...

  2. Win a ticket to the Rugby Sevens

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Next year is the 30th anniversary of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and to celebrate the occasion, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is planning a major party. Tickets to the Sevens ... It will also be your first chance to buy new Sevens merchandise. You can win a ticket to the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2006 right now. Check out the Sevens website- ...

  3. Woman threatened bouncer at Rugby Sevens bash, court told

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li A woman at a Rugby Sevens party threatened a security guard with violence after her boyfriend was forced to leave the party, a court heard yesterday. Briton Thomas Hall, a volunteer security guard at the post-game party eight months ago, said Jocelyn Rivera Tan's boyfriend misbehaved at the party at the Indian Recreation Club in Happy Valley and was ordered ...

  4. Sevens fans to devour a feast of sport- and food

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma With record crowds expected for Hong Kong's first Rugby Sevens World Cup, which kicks off on Friday, work is already well under way to prepare a feast of food and drink ... 'In the 72 hours during the event they are going to be cooking non-stop,' said a spokeswoman for the hotel, which has catered for the Rugby Sevens 11 times since 1975. The hotel added ...

  5. Poll of US fans backs sevens for 2012 games

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Rugby sevens, battling to become a medal sport at the 2012 Olympics, got a boost from an unlikely source- the American public, who voted it the sport they most preferred ... it as a vindication of the universal popularity of the seven-a-side version and an unequivocal answer to the criticism of IOC member Denis Oswald, who recently claimed rugby sevens ...

  6. Sevens chop case: widow faces court

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser A Sai Kung woman will appear in the District Court this month to face a charge relating to a chopper attack on an expatriate financial consultant after a Rugby Sevens party ... the Rugby Sevens World Cup weekend, was attacked by a group of unknown assailants as he was leaving the club. His little finger, three quarters of his ring finger and part of his right hand were ...

  7. 'Olympics could kill off World Cup'

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'There could be another [tournament] in 2009, but who knows after that' The future of the Rugby World Cup Sevens is hanging in the balance. The sport's top official, Syd Millar, suggested yesterday that if rugby became an Olympic sport, it could then supplant the World Cup as the premier sevens tournament every four years, and leaving no room ...

  8. Zhang ready to star in walk-on role

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rugby Football Union executive director. Zhang, who has played in every Hong Kong Sevens since China was first invited (in 1998), believes his chance will come tomorrow when the going gets ... Cup,' said Zhang yesterday. Seated with the rest of the so-called '25th' team in the upper stands, Zhang watched the action with extra interest. China rugby's most-recognised face ...

  9. Kiwis and England top seedings ahead of draw

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... month's tournament takes place this evening in Central with International Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Dr Syd Millar in attendance. The rampant Kiwis, who have won the last three tournaments in this season's IRB Sevens, will be billed as the outright favourites and as such will get top seeding for the March 18-20 tournament at the sold-out Hong Kong Stadium. England, winners of the past three ...

  10. iRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He's a world beater, a pioneer and an avid fan of the Hong Kong Sevens. Discover his identity and read his exclusive column in your 40-page World Cup Sevens special on Friday. ...




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