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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rugby Sevens fans deserve a better deal

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Rugby fans deserve better The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens risk being a victim of their own success. Last year the number of tickets for public sale was slashed from 5,000 to 4,000 amid howls of protest from ordinary rugby fans. Sevens enthusiasts were left to wonder, yet again, where the tickets were going when Hong Kong stadium holds 40,000. It is a measure ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    HSBC goes for cooler image at the Sevens this year

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 12:53am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn With the Hong Kong rugby Sevens extravaganza due to erupt in Hong Kong at the end of the month the principal sponsors HSBC and Cathay Pacific have been firing up ... Cathay has opted for the party themed #thepartyhasarrived, the website Marketing Magazine reports. The Saatchi & Saatchi video for HSBC has rugby players and tribes of fans dressed ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    What’s to become of the real game of rugby?

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 06:17pm by Kevin McBarron

    ... international, and here is where it grew strong, and now it’s getting stronger. Yes, I know, you’re tired of hearing about the Olympics and Rio and Sevens and what it will do for rugby; me too, tired ... to "Sevens as an Olympic sport" euphoria. But what’s to become of the real game of rugby? Fifteens is real rugby, not some poor relation and I worry the International Rugby Board is not thinking ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong

    Rugby: A code to live by

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 03:17pm by Kevin McBarron

    ... they won the first round and Apple nearly disappeared. So the best products are not always the winners in the long run. Rugby is a far superior sport than soccer, or any other sport out there, but those of us who love rugby have to suffer the injustice of our great game being overshadowed by over-hyped inferior games peopled by over-paid and over-indulged players. There’s no accounting ...

  5. Business - Money

    Get behind Mission Possible and beat last year’s Sevens triumph

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:41am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... that’s fun, with zero expenses and every cent spent going to the charities. With only four weeks to go until the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens (March 28 to 30), there’s still time to dig deep in your pockets. Last year retired financier Peter Bennett amazed everyone by raising HK$2.8 million for local charities with a box he persuaded the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union to donate. HKRFU: three ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by STAFF

    ... in Syria   The reality is the depths, that's the problem here in Hong Kong... The numbers just aren't there All Black rugby great Christian Cullen on the challenges ahead for the city's Sevens team. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by STAFF

    ... really fit and they're really nice, but I want them to be not as nice Hong Kong women's rugby sevens coach Anna Richards, who has introduced wrestling as part of training ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:46am by STAFF

    ... action   The support gives you a real boost and it's something that could make the difference when the going gets tough Hong Kong rugby sevens team captain Jamie Hood on their chances ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Aussies carry plenty of baggage

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... to call the rugby team "the Wallabies’’? And their early Hong Kong sevens teams "the Wallaroos"? It was all downhill from there. And Australians even put "G’day" ... at several Hong Kong Sevens and was player of the tournament at the 1991 Rugby World Cup. He is also the son of post-war Italian migrants who settled in Queanbeyan, near Canberra. His father told ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Loving the lull before the storm

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 10:56am by Jed Thian

    ... the seaside theme, it was onto Repulse Bay Beach for the 5s I resisted the urge to slip on the budgie smugglers I mean there’s no sense in showing off As a former rugby coach it was impressive ... beer You need to keep things covered in those kinds of conditions.   The cocktail reception is where I do some of my best work There’s a lot of cocktail receptions during Sevens week Possibly ...




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