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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. Rugby thrills for hearing impaired

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... a sporting event for the school, we teach students English related to the game and allow them to organise a rugby tournament on their own.' This year, the school hosted the Chun Tok Rugby Sevens ... Wong Yat-hei Winnie Cheung Wing-yin's passion for rugby is clear when she gets the ball under her arm and sprints towards the end of the field for a try. Not even the referee's ...

  3. Pupils tackle Brecht and Rugby Sevens

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Students at the German Swiss International School get into the spirit of this month's Rugby Sevens with their performance in The Good Person of Happy Valley. The cast ... and on Thursday, the people of Hong Kong send a message to the gods because they are finding it difficult to be 'good'. When the gods come to Hong Kong just before the Rugby Sevens, they find ...

  4. Rugby for handicapped students

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung The focus of many sports-loving Hongkongers will be firmly on rugby - and the party atmosphere - at the annual Hong Kong Sevens this week. Thousands of tourists also visit the city for the three-day, seven-a-side competition involving 24 of the world's top rugby union-playing teams, which kicks off at 4pm on Friday and ends with the final at 7pm on Sunday. Last ...

  5. Schools set the tone for Sevens showpiece

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Top teams Sha Tin College and West Island School will clash in the pool stage of the Bill William Rugby Sevens competition at So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, on Sunday. The build-up to next month's three-day Hong Kong Rugby Sevens extravaganza gathers pace with the annual under-19 tournament for school teams, which was launched in 1970. The one-day event ...

  6. Rugby exchange brings US players to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and New Zealander McIntosh, the current Hong Kong Sevens team coach, took over his teaching job at FIS. Krohn's friend Thomas Hall, a Hong Kong businessman and rugby fan, proposed sponsoring ... By Jonathan Powell The power of rugby to create lasting friendships gave two students from inner-city Los Angeles the chance to visit Hong Kong last week and learn about school life ...

  7. Extra training for new stars of rugby

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung You might think that athletes could take a long break after major tournaments. But this is not the case for 40elite players selected by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and HSBC. The union and the bank co-organised a training camp for the most outstanding performers at the first All Hong Kong Inter-School Rugby Sevens competition. The inaugural tournament ...

  8. Duo spread the gospel to inner-city students in LA

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... school and play against high school teams.' Krohn left Hong Kong eight years ago, and McIntosh, the Hong Kong sevens coach, took over his teaching job at FIS. Rugby fan Thomas Hall, a Hong ... they have reunited to set up an inter-continental student exchange programme, bringing inner-city kids from Los Angeles to learn about school life and rugby in Hong Kong. Krohn- known in rugby ...

  9. Goals for girls

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... manager Brandon Huang. 'Her enthusiasm and commitment is a great example. She's a good role model for others.' Rosie has been addicted to rugby since she was seven. 'It's ... accepted- Justin Thirlwell and Li Chi-yung. To apply visit www.hkrugby.com Women's Rugby in Hong Kong *Began in 1992 with seven-a-side teams. *Now 12 senior women's teams playing in two ...

  10. Students get a taste of the big time

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... think any of the top six sides can win the cup,' he said. 'Each match is only 14 minutes long, so anything can happen. Sevens rugby is all about looking after your mates. You must ... By Jonathan Powell The men from Down Under held a training session at the Australian International School in Kowloon Tong as they prepared for today's big Hong Kong Sevens kick-off. ...




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