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  1. Parents head queue for Rugby Sevens tickets

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Desire for the 5,000 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tickets is so intense this year that elderly parents of diehard fans have been drafted into overnight queues outside Hong Kong Stadium. Tickets for the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens go on sale today at 11am and are expected to sell out within hours. The number of public tickets has been slashed by 1,000 compared ...

  2. Pupils tackle Brecht and Rugby Sevens

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Students at the German Swiss International School get into the spirit of this month's Rugby Sevens with their performance in The Good Person of Happy Valley. The cast ... and on Thursday, the people of Hong Kong send a message to the gods because they are finding it difficult to be 'good'. When the gods come to Hong Kong just before the Rugby Sevens, they find ...

  3. Rugby Sevens exposure

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens saw no streakers this year but the crowd was treated to public nudity by two drunken fans who had trouble keeping their pants on for April Fool's Day. One was Australian salesman Richard Benson, 23, who stripped naked before deciding to set off his birthday suit by wearing his orange underwear as a tie. The second was British business manager Richard Gill, ...

  4. Rugby fans resigned to paying 23pc more to attend the Sevens

    Posted Oct 05th 2007, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Rugby fans will have to pay about 23 per cent more for tickets to the next Hong Kong Sevens, organisers say. The price for an adult ticket will jump from HK$880 to HK$1,080 for the three-day extravaganza scheduled for March 28-30. Children's tickets will remain at HK$300. The Rugby Football Union defended the increase last night, citing rising hotel and travel costs. ...

  5. Pricey weekend

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rugby fans will have to pay about 23 per cent more for tickets to the Rugby Sevens in March. Do you think this price rise is too much and would you be willing to pay up to enjoy three days of top rugby action? Write to us ...

  6. New sponsor deal for Sevens

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... tight-lipped on the price tag. 'I'm afraid I can't disclose the amount,' said Paul Dingley (pictured), Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's director of marketing. Cathay Pacific's James Barrington said: 'We sponsor a number of sporting events in Hong Kong ... but the rugby Sevens is the best value event for us.' ...

  7. Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loving it. Front row, South Stand, Friday evening. The party is under way. Who wouldn't be blowing kisses? Look out behind you. Mini rugby thrills. Yes, yes, the Force is with them. Red roses. No wonder they say it's a lucky colour. Locked, loaded and ready to play. ...

  8. 1,000 fewer tickets for Sevens

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Local rugby fans will find it harder- and dearer- to get tickets to next year's Hong Kong Sevens. Organisers said yesterday 1,000 fewer tickets would be available ... Adult tickets will cost HK$1,080- up from HK$880 this year- while children's tickets will stay at HK$300. And because of the expected high demand, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has ...

  9. Sevens ticket prices may rise to HK$1,000

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said. But he ruled out having two Hong Kong Sevens in one year- as suggested by a reader in a letter to the South China Morning Post this week. ... Kong Sevens better next year,' Gregory said. 'But I can say definitely this was one of the best, if not the best-ever, Sevens. And part of this is due to the quality of the rugby ...

  10. A party to make the city proud

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The party is over for another year; the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens has ended and the hundreds of foreign participants and thousands of spectators are starting to make their way home. Again, we ... do not follow rugby or are purists of the 15-a-side rather than seven-a-side version of the game may make light of this achievement. Those more staid members of the community who have ...




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