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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. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hosts Russia win Bowl title at Rugby World Cup Sevens

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

    ... 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 the Bowl title in the men's World Cup. It raised the roof at the venue of th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1272748/hosts-russia-win-bowl-title-rugby-world-cup-sevens
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Loss of fly-half Keith Robertson bad for Hong Kong Rugby Club's World Cup bid

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... I have had a good run with rugby up until now. But I have to think about the future too, and look at the bigger picture." A key member of the sevens squad for the past six seasons, Robertson ... Kong's best players, will miss the entire HSBC Asian Sevens Series, which this season serves as the ranking tournament for the Asian World Cup qualifiers in Singapore in November. And he may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1018167/loss-fly-half-keith-robertson-bad-hong-kong-rugby-clubs-world-cup
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Visa problem fails to dull Cup romp

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Visa problem fails to dull Cup romp The only problem Hong Kong have faced so far in their bid to win the second leg of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series came ... quarter-finals with wins over China and the hosts yesterday. The absence of Fijian-born Lawa, who made his debut earlier this month at the Malaysia Sevens left the squad a forward short. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1314905/visa-problem-fails-dull-cup-romp
  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    World Cup victory icing on the cake for Kiwi women's sevens squad

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the heap and will be looking for the double at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, having won the inaugural IRB Women's World Series this season. And they cannot wait for the action to start. Four ... to make amends. "This is important to us. It [World Cup] is the pinnacle of rugby sevens, and having just won the World Series we are looking forward to the opportunity [of adding the World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1269618/world-cup-victory-icing-cake-kiwi-womens-sevens-squad
  8. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    China says no to rugby at Tianjin East Asian Games

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

    ... 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 ... the International Rugby Board had stepped forward and said they would fund the whole tournament, then I'm sure the Chinese would have been happy to include sevens. But the IRB has already said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1078888/china-says-no-rugby-tianjin-east-asian-games
  9. 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
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Full-time contracts incentive for Hong Kong sevens players

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... contracts incentive for squad Full-time contracts to play rugby sevens are in the pipeline as Hong Kong set their sights on becoming a core team on the HSBC Sevens World Series next season. Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said yesterday the board of directors has already decided to throw its full support behind the sevens squad if they are successful in clinching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1189371/incentive-full-time-contracts-hong-kong-sevens-players

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