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  1. Rugby sevens event draws record crowd

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo Sixteen teams and a record crowd of around 4,000 turned out for the Savills Professions Sevens rugby tournament yesterday as rival teams from the corporate world challenged ... It was the first time Citigroup had participated in the Professions Sevens. Pippa Laxton, of Laxton Marketing which runs the event, said: 'Colin Bisley is an awesome player who showed that not only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/574034
  2. Win a silver rugby ball

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 30th edition of the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens will be even more memorable for one lucky reader of the South China Morning Post- he or she will win this solid silver rugby ball valued at HK$150,000. As the official newspaper of the Sevens, we have this prestigious trophy up for grabs, along with tickets to give away in a competition starting today ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541136/win-silver-rugby-ball
  3. Tigers star eyes Sevens showpiece

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... is aiming to play top-level local rugby. He wants to be selected for the Hong Kong team, and play in the Rugby Sevens at Hong Kong Stadium. He hopes that he and his brother will one day play ... Jonathan Powell Name: Li Chi-on School: Ma On Shan Tsung Tsin Secondary School Grade: Form Five Sport: Rugby Achievements: Chi-on, 16, is a stocky prop forward for the DEA Tigers who won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/544252/tigers-star-eyes-sevens-showpiece
  4. 30 YEARS SEVENS

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... game all over the world. When the Sevens began in 1976 (see how we reported it, below), the International Rugby Board had no more than 30 member countries. Another 50-odd unions were affiliated ... sevens event in 1976, they did not go to the IRB for its blessing. It reveals how little power or influence the IRB had at the time over world rugby. Over the years, the IRB did little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542811/30-years-sevens
  5. Schools set the tone for Sevens showpiece

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Top teams Sha Tin College and West Island School will clash in the pool stage of the Bill William Rugby Sevens competition at So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, on Sunday. The build-up to next month's three-day Hong Kong Rugby Sevens extravaganza gathers pace with the annual under-19 tournament for school teams, which was launched in 1970. The one-day event ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537659/schools-set-tone-sevens-showpiece
  6. Sevens teams plan to play ahead of tournament

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The best parties this week are related to the Rugby Sevens. Tomorrow, the Wales team enjoys a barbecue at the Hong Kong Football Club, the Argentines salute their team, Los ... the Aussies have a lunch at the J.W. Marriott while the Canadians have a beer blowout later at The Cavern. Not to be outdone, Hong Kong's team is planning Racing With Rugby at Happy Valley ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542209/sevens-teams-plan-play-ahead-tournament
  7. Countdown to the Sevens

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines What are the rugby sevens? Rugby sevens is an abbreviated version of rugby union invented in Melrose, Scotland, in 1883 ... approached 'Tokkie' Smith, chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, with the idea of sponsoring an international rugby tournament. Smith suggested a sevens tournament would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541986/countdown-sevens
  8. Play on Sevens obsession scores with locals

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... travel tourism category gold 2006 Hong Kong Sevens Sponsorship campaign MCCANN-ERICKSON'S RUGBY Sevens sponsorship campaign for Cathay Pacific Airways met a challenge: how to get ... venues. Rugby appeared in bars, taxis and almost everywhere. Window cleaners and taxi drivers went to work in green (the official colour of Sevens sponsor Cathay Pacific) rugby jerseys and short ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557390/play-sevens-obsession-scores-locals
  9. The Event

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Canadian Rugby Supporters' Party Fundraising event with silent auction, live music and the Canadian Rugby Sevens team (left). Thu, 7pm, the Cavern, Shop 1, LG/F LKF Tower, 55 D'Aguilar St, Central, $150, includes snacks. Inquiries: 2121 8969 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541937/event
  10. Homegrown squad for this year's Sevens

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and raised overseas, and moved here for work. This year's event marks the 30th year of sevens rugby in Hong Kong and will be played from March 31 to April 2 at the 40,000-seat Hong Kong Stadium. ... Morehu and Justin Gregory. The six players have a combined 13 appearances in the Hong Kong Sevens or Rugby World Cup Sevens. The three players who have successfully come through the HKRFU's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539827/homegrown-squad-years-sevens

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