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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1113123/rugby-sevens-fans-deserve-better-deal
  2. Sport - Rugby

    Easily offended? Perhaps this is not for you...

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:54pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... be wrong to conflate dubious taste and discrimination. Either way, if avoiding the former is a priority, the Hong Kong Sevens may not be your thing. Down and out in Wan Chai It has come to our attention the most-read Sevens story yesterday was about an Australian chap who was dispossessed of "almost HK$10,000 in foreign currency" after he met three African ladies in Wan Chai. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1459793/kennys-kickabout
  3. Sport - Rugby - TIM NOONAN

    Let’s be honest, part of the entertainment of watching sport is the attractive athletes

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:18am by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan Many female fans enjoy the rugby both for the sport and the, er, talent- just as men appreciate attractive female athletes You can't deny sport has a sexual element We won't need any banners or a ticker tape parade here but I am officially declaring March 29, 2014, as Women's Day at the Hong Kong Sevens, at least in this space. In honour of that I would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1460537/lets-be-honest-part-entertainment-watching-sport-attractive
  4. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Sharks stay top after fierce derby win over Lions

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 08:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The Coastal Sharks won a fierce South African derby to stay top of rugby’s Super 15 as Australia’s resurgent Western Force won their fifth straight match ... Highlanders recovered from a shaky start to beat South Africa’s Northern Bulls 27-20 in Dunedin and climbed to sixth overall and second in the New Zealand conference behind the Chiefs. Seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1481069/sharks-stay-top-after-fierce-derby-win-over-lions
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Home is where the hope is as Hong Kong try to join big boys on IRB World Series

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... more concrete cause for Varty's optimism: for the first time Hong Kong will field a team of full-time professional players. The inclusion of rugby sevens as an elite sport at the Hong Kong ... and will be the most significant moment in our rugby history since we qualified for the World Cup [15s in 1991]." Russia, the top-ranked European qualifiers, want in because rugby sevens is an Olympic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1458524/home-where-hope-hong-kong-try-join-big-boys-irb-world-series
  6. Sport - Rugby

    Blitzbokke ‘will come back stronger’, says coach Neil Powell

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:24am by Mathew Scott

    ... threatening to reveal itself all day and the Australians came to the party as the clock ticked down on day two. World Sevens Series leaders South Africa were not exactly shown the door, but will now ... meanwhile, again showed they are the team everyone has to beat, crushing Wales 42-7 and Kenya 43-5. "We always have a close battle with South Africa. We both play a similar style of rugby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1460533/well-come-back-stronger-says-south-africa-after-surprise-loss
  7. Sport - Rugby

    There’s no one quite like Jonah Lomu

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 10:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... championship of sevens … this is the tournament you want to win Jonah Lomu "It's great to be back," said Lomu, 38, who played for New Zealand in three Hong Kong Sevens from 1994 to 1996. "Hong Kong is the unofficial world championship of sevens … this is the tournament you want to win. Win this tournament and it makes your year." Although the "human beast" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1461124/theres-no-one-quite-jonah-lomu
  8. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    TVB Pearl to replay Rugby Sevens final after cutting live coverage

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Broadcaster apologises for cutting live coverage of the dramatic decider between Fiji and Wales TVB to replay Rugby Sevens final The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens ... an attraction as the Sevens. On June 1, the British Lions will play a historic match against the Barbarians at the Hong Kong Stadium. It will be the first major rugby 15-a-side international in the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1208011/tvb-pearl-replay-rugby-sevens-final-after-cutting-live-coverage
  9. Sport - Rugby

    ‘Courageous’ England tough it out to beat Blitzbokke 14-7

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 01:54pm

    ... John Carney England edged out South Africa in a tight encounter 14-7 to set up a Cup semi-final with defending champions Fiji at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday. South ... is playing some of the best rugby of his career right now. He’s been outstanding. “We showed a lot of courage in what was a very tough game, so I’m delighted for them. We’ve Fiji up next and they’re ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1460950/courageous-england-tough-it-out-beat-blitzbokke-14-7
  10. Sport - Rugby

    ‘King of Sevens’ Waisale Serevi to be inducted into Rugby Hall of Fame

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

    ... sevens player to be recognised by the International Rugby Board- Jonah Lomu is also a Hall of Famer, but he was recognised more for his 15s prowess- underlining the increasing importance ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hall of fame honour for Serevi 'King of Sevens' Waisale Serevi, the King of Sevens, will be inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame tomorrow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1196608/king-sevens-waisale-serevi-be-inducted-rugby-hall-fame

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