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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Simon Amor believes England's Red Rose can bloom again in rugby sevens

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With the inclusion of sevens in the Olympics, every country is placing more resources in the game and the result is plain to see, it being more competitive." Lured from his position as director of rugby at London Scottish, Amor was named this month by the Rugby Football Union to replace Ryan, who in seven years of trying failed to win in Hong Kong, the biggest tournament in the HSBC Sevens World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314732/simon-amor-believes-englands-red-rose-can-bloom-again-rugby-sevens
  2. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    TVB Pearl blinks and misses climax to Rugby Sevens

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... that Hong Kong can finally live up to the slogan that it is "Asia World's City", something seems to happen to pull the rug out from under its feet. The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens ... the Barbarians here on June 1, will it be as big an attraction? The showdown is the first major rugby international in the city since the second Bledisloe Cup encounter between the All Blacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199044/tvb-pearl-blinks-and-misses-climax-rugby-sevens
  3. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Public to get 'even fewer' Rugby Sevens seats next year

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... In a move sure to generate a furious reaction from local rugby fans, Hong Kong Sevens organisers have said it is "inevitable" that even fewer tickets will go on sale ... but it's just a fact of life that this will happen. "It'll still mean that the large majority of Sevens tickets will be sold locally. More will just go to local rugby clubs." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198341/public-get-even-fewer-rugby-sevens-seats-next-year
  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hosts Russia win Bowl title at Rugby World Cup Sevens

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hosts give Luzhniki faithful reason to cheer The small crowd at the Luzhniki Stadium finally got what they had craved for all weekend- the home team winning in style. Russia stormed to a 29-5 victory over Japan to win th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1272748/hosts-russia-win-bowl-title-rugby-world-cup-sevens
  5. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    China says no to rugby at Tianjin East Asian Games

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com China says no to sevens at East Asian Games The Chinese National Olympic Committee has turned down a request by the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) to include sevens in next year's East Asian Games in Tianjin. Top ARFU officials, vice-president Trevor Gregory and secretary-general Ross Mitchell, presented rugby's case for inclusion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1078888/china-says-no-rugby-tianjin-east-asian-games
  6. News - Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    40,000 fans vie for 4,000 Hong Kong Sevens tickets via ballot system

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The results of a ballot system being used for the first time will today decide who gets tickets allocated to city public for rugby showcase 40,000 fans after 4,000 tickets for Sevens More than 40,000 Hong Kong residents will be hoping to get lucky today when the ballot for 4,000 public tickets is decided for next month's Sevens. The odds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1144894/40000-fans-vie-4000-hong-kong-sevens-tickets-ballot-system
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rusty Hong Kong enter Spar International Sevens last eight in Harare

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Rusty HK scrape into quarter-finals Hong Kong will face hosts Zimbabwe in the Cup quarter-finals at the Spar International Sevens in Harare today after taking time to "shake off the cobwebs" on the opening day, which ended in a one win-one loss record. "We were rusty, no doubt about that. The last time we played in a sevens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1187344/rusty-hong-kong-enter-spar-international-sevens-last-eight-harare
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Tourneys next month key to Hong Kong's HSBC core team bid

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to decide core-team status- Kenya (already a core team who reached the final at the Wellington Sevens last weekend), Botswana and Zambia. The South African Rugby Union's Academy team will also ... to become a core team in the HSBC Sevens World Series next season. Hong Kong have entered the 12-team Spur Sevens in Harare- a fortnight before the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens- in an effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1143907/tourneys-next-month-key-hong-kongs-hsbc-core-team-bid
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Little change to squad as Dai Rees looks to build on success

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kong Sevens. It could have been interpreted in two ways: that coach Dai Rees has remained faithful to the players who earned Hong Kong the sobriquet of Asian sevens champions, or the lack of depth forced him to stick with the same crop. Both views starkly underline the tricky path Hong Kong will have to manoeuvre at the sixth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a tournament which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1192557/little-change-squad-dai-rees-looks-build-success
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Hong Kong Sports Institute opened its doors to rugby sevens. The entry of the only team sport at the elite training academy - there are 15 other disciplines from athletics to wushu ... professional teams in Asia like Japan, as well as with sevens teams on the international stage, more and more of whom are contracting players on a full-time basis." Rugby sevens' bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1222426/rugby-union-wins-access-hong-kong-sports-institute

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