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  1. HK to show Rogge the way forward

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... an invitation by Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory to attend March's IRB World Sevens tournament. 'Rogge was delighted to accept our invitation and said he ... the sevens competition at the Games, and hand out medals to the women. The union and the International Rugby Board will try to convince the IOC that a 24-team tournament can work at the Olympics ...

  2. Sorcerer and his apprentice

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Lots of teams have been playing very well. But we are well prepared because Hong Kong is the very best place for rugby sevens. We have been training together for two months.' It is amazing ... shoulders, admits William Ryder- the new nerve centre of the Fijian sevens game. But the will-o-the-wisp playmaker is unworried, and he has the same cheeky air that has taunted countless opponents ...

  3. Tigers star eyes Sevens showpiece

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... is aiming to play top-level local rugby. He wants to be selected for the Hong Kong team, and play in the Rugby Sevens at Hong Kong Stadium. He hopes that he and his brother will one day play ... Jonathan Powell Name: Li Chi-on School: Ma On Shan Tsung Tsin Secondary School Grade: Form Five Sport: Rugby Achievements: Chi-on, 16, is a stocky prop forward for the DEA Tigers who won ...

  4. Break has done us a world of good- Rees

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Gold medal contenders Japan and South Korea will arrive in peak form for the rugby sevens competition this weekend, but Hong Kong head coach Dai Rees remained unworried ... medal at the EAG on Sunday. But Rees remained confident. He believes crowd support and a fully fit team will make for an irresistible combination. Rugby sevens will be making its debut ...

  5. Art imitates corporate life as boxes go all out to add a splash of colour

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... in the box of Deutsche Bank as her famous portrait graced the walls. Only, in true rugby sevens irreverence, she was sporting a Maori tribal tattoo, as seen on many a female New Zealand supporter ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo The Sevens is about creativity in more ways than one. This is expressed by the players, not to mention the South Stand dress-up troops. But perhaps nowhere is it so ...

  6. Poll of US fans backs sevens for 2012 games

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Rugby sevens, battling to become a medal sport at the 2012 Olympics, got a boost from an unlikely source- the American public, who voted it the sport they most preferred ... it as a vindication of the universal popularity of the seven-a-side version and an unequivocal answer to the criticism of IOC member Denis Oswald, who recently claimed rugby sevens ...

  7. Sport briefs

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... women's sevens squad to be announced The Hong Kong women's sevens squad will be announced during the Hong Kong All Girls Rugby tournament at King's Park on Sunday. The Cable & Wireless Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and the Hong Kong side will feature in pool A with defending champions New Zealand and Canada. ...

  8. Sevens chop case: widow faces court

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser A Sai Kung woman will appear in the District Court this month to face a charge relating to a chopper attack on an expatriate financial consultant after a Rugby Sevens party ... the Rugby Sevens World Cup weekend, was attacked by a group of unknown assailants as he was leaving the club. His little finger, three quarters of his ring finger and part of his right hand were ...

  9. HK rugby team chase sun to lift ranking

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... feature Brazil, Kenya and hosts the United Arab Emirates. The tournament, the brainchild of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and its counterpart in the UAE, will become an annual event ... to Europe and instead we looked elsewhere, and decided that Dubai was the perfect venue,' HKRFU chairman Trevor Gregory said. The initiative struck a chord with the newly formed UAE Rugby ...

  10. SEVENS

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo Take your vitamins, mark your diary and start stockpiling sleep for the week because the Sevens is about more than three days of rugby. For the business community it's about juggling engagements to appease clients, hook up with mates and network, network, network. And those of a more rugby/socialising bent can have their schedules full, too. Die-hard Sevens ...




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