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  1. Scrumming down

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... The Rugby World Cup Sevens will kick off a thrilling year, writes Unus Alladin RUGBY FEVER IS set to grip Hong Kong once again this year when the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens gets under way, ... event makes a welcome return with a total of 81 games, compared with 57 at the Hong Kong Sevens. Twenty-four teams will scrum down in the tournament, which is being held in Hong Kong ...

  2. 'Shocked' DeA Tigers chief vows to appeal Chan's 20-week ban

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay DeA Tigers will appeal the 20-week suspension handed out to their Hong Kong star Chan Fuk-ping and are praying that he can still play in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in March. ... a regular member of both the 15-a-side and sevens teams. 'We are all gutted for Chan. He has done so much for Hong Kong rugby and the World Cup was supposed to be the pinnacle of his career. ...

  3. Sevens wonder

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... rush in to her cluttered office in Sports House, So Kon Po, with a multitude of queries. It is from here that Coalter, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's Sevens tournament manager, is masterminding the staging of this year's event, which is also the Sevens World Cup. There are rugby balls on a shelf and photos dotted around showing her with players during previous Sevens ...

  4. Upbeat Lomu works his magic

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... and at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong next year. First he needs a transplant. A friend has volunteered his kidney and Lomu talks passionately about this man who would give up part of him to help ... disease has manifested itself in his feet, swollen like a rugby ball and with no feeling. 'Eighty to 90 per cent of my body is as strong as can be,' Lomu said yesterday. 'It's ...

  5. Hongkongers enthralled

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Relatively few Chinese Hongkongers have watched a game of rugby, but the World Cup Sevens is helping change that. The locals who turned up in this weekend's tournament said the game was great fun. 'I come here to support the Hong Kong team. It's my first time at the Sevens and the atmosphere is awesome,' said Koko Lee Ho-suet, 18, who was standing up ...

  6. Students remain principal priority

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and those preparing for crucial public exams. Nor does his teaching stop with history. He coaches the Year Seven rugby team and the senior choir- tell-tale passions from his Welsh upbringing. He has ... James asks his Year Seven students. Sitting cross-legged on his desk, he goads children to think deeply about a critical issue. Some are freer than others. 'Rich people have more choices ...

  7. 'The Chiropractor' prepares to begin latest chapter of his life on the Emerald Isle

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... a stalwart of two previous Sevens World Cups including the inaugural edition at Murrayfield in 1993, is winding down a career that has seen him build a reputation as one of the most fearsome tacklers in rugby. The 32-year-old will fly to Ireland this week to start a three-month contract, most likely the final edition of a career that has seen him play professionally around the globe. 'Rugby ...

  8. Take a punt on Dingley and Whyte

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... I don't tip, full stop,' said Whyte as he and good friend Dingley got together in a week where their two codes, rugby and racing, also celebrated their friendship at Happy Valley on Wednesday night. Ironically, Whyte rode the winner of the feature race, sponsored by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. And he kicked home another winner to boot. Notorious tipsters, these jockeys. ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the Sevens organisers priced tickets at below-market levels. Maybe the Hong Kong Rugby Union should hire one or two as marketing consultants. Dominic Quinnell, Central Q Should rules about dumping ... Q Does ticket scalping do any harm? I can't believe that Sevens ticket scalpers are liable to be arrested by police ('Foreign touts make a killing at Sevens', March 27). ...



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