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  1. Sevens fires students' rugby passion

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The school in Tin Shui Wai formed a team only 12 months ago after students were inspired to play rugby after attending the opening day of last year's Hong Kong Sevens tournament. The Leisure ... Hong Kong Sevens, which starts on March 23. Keri Lam Ching-man, who teaches PE at the school and plays women's rugby for Causeway Bay Rugby Club, says the students showed great interest ...

  2. Evolving Sevens leaves fans behind

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union owes its strong financial position to the success of the Rugby Sevens. It has enabled the union to pour large sums back into the development of the game, including new playing pitches. The union has a lot to thank public support for. When it comes to allocating tickets to the Sevens, however, it has found itself having to choose between the public ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. More than half of Sevens fans are overseas visitors

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Foreign fans of the Rugby Sevens made up slightly more than half of the audience at the matches last year, in a survey finding ... overseas Sevens spectator stayed in the city for six days and spent about HK$13,000 on accommodation, shopping and dining. The three-day rugby tournament, which starts on March 23 this year, ...

  5. 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 ...

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    Former sevens skipper Simon Leung out to regain his place

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

    ... for what will be a very important few months for Hong Kong rugby Leung, making his first visit to Africa, is part of a 14-strong squad leaving tonight to take part in the Spur Sevens in Harare, ... The former skipper is eager to make an impact at the Spur Sevens in Zimbabwe and boost his hopes of being picked for the Hong Kong event Former sevens captain Simon Leung Ho-yam aims ...

  7. Outrage at slashing of Sevens tickets

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union last night incurred the public's wrath by cutting the number of tickets on sale for the Sevens. Only 4,000 tickets will go on sale to the general ... 'We must ensure this growth is encouraged and accommodated with tickets to our major events like the Hong Kong Sevens so we have allocated an increased number of tickets to the Hong Kong rugby ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 tournament was last November and it showed," said Hong Kong coach Dai ...

  10. Dating the rugby team

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong It's Rugby Sevens time again, with hunky rugby players from all over the world descending on Hong Kong. With games running all day and the matches being so important, ... The Canadian Club of Hong Kong will hold its annual Rugby Sevens kick-off junk trip tomorrow at the Star Ferry Pier in Central at 7pm. The Canadian team will be present and guests will also be able ...




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