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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - FACILITIES

    Rugby Union says Hong Kong Stadium needs 10,000 more seats to stay competitive

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Expansion by 10,000 seats at So Kon Po needed, rugby union says, as rival cities build big More stadium seats urged to stay competitive The Hong Kong ... Brian Stevenson, the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, has called on the government for a "longer-term" solution to remedy the stadium's shortcomings, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1320290/rugby-union-says-hong-kong-stadium-needs-10000-more-seats-stay
  2. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    ‘Benchy’ Marshall may say bye-bye to union if Salford calls

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney 'Benchy' may say bye bye to union if Salford calls Benji Marshall's stint in Super Rugby with the Auckland Blues could be brief with English club Salford mulling a lucrative bid to lure him back to rugby league, said a report in the Australian media on Sunday. The 29-year-old former New Zealand rugby league captain switched codes on a two-year deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1466441/benchy-marshall-may-say-bye-bye-union-if-salford-calls
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... - was welcomed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which called it a historic moment for the sport. It will now have access to government funds for the next four years, with about HK$5 million available annually for athletes only. "We have come a long way and this is the icing on the cake," said delighted Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1222426/rugby-union-wins-access-hong-kong-sports-institute
  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Pakistan looks to kabaddi to help build rugby union

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into kabaddi converts Pakistan's rugby union chiefs are hoping to exploit the traditional tag-wrestling sport of kabaddi as they try to boost the game and build the country's fledgling ... strength, tackling and evasive running. In a country where anything other than cricket struggles to get a look in, the Pakistan Rugby Union (PRU) has grown rapidly since it was founded 10 years ago ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1194825/pakistan-looks-kabaddi-help-build-rugby-union
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong rugby chief Gregory elected president of Asian RFU

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:22pm by WIRES

    ... in Asian rugby after Trevor Gregory, chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, was appointed president of the game’s regional governing body. Gregory was elected to the top post at the annual general meeting of the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this week. Gregory, an ARFU executive committee member for six years, including four as vice-president, said: “It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1379975/hong-kong-rugby-chief-gregory-elected-president-asian-rfu
  6. When life revolves around rugby and more rugby

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... didn't play rugby,' says Gemma, Clearwater Bay Primary School teacher. 'Holidays and weddings are planned around tournaments and training when you are married to a rugby player ... Hong Kong Sevens and I've managed to survive years of being a rugby widow! I must really love him- or rugby! 'Patience is something the two of us have had to learn, but rugby is his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631859/when-life-revolves-around-rugby-and-more-rugby
  7. Rugby union

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and once again booked their berth at the World Cup. Off the field, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union were virtually accused of piracy by their counterparts in Sri Lanka for hijacking the Asian ... Alvin Sallay The future looks promising for Hong Kong, but if one were to quibble about the present, 2006 will go down as a year of 'what might have been' for local rugby which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577043/rugby-union
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Asian rugby now has ‘right man for the job’

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 08:31pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... ARFU must update ‘old-fashioned ways’ to allow incoming president Trevor Gregory time to do some real good Trevor Gregory’s ascendancy to the presidency of the Asian Rugby Football Union ... that the region remained a backwater. Quite clearly, that is no longer the case. Today, Asia is one of the most active regions in world rugby with an annual series in both versions of the game – sevens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1386033/asian-rugby-now-has-right-man-job
  9. Sport - Rugby

    Rain damage forces cancellation of Sunday’s mini rugby

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 11:48pm

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has announced that because of Saturday’s heavy downpours and the resulting damage to the Hong Kong Stadium pitch, it has been forced to cancel all mini rugby games that were scheduled to be played before the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday morning. Saturday’s inclement weather had already resulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1460608/rain-damage-forces-cancellation-sundays-mini-rugby
  10. Gold hopes weigh on rugby squad

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay History beckons Mark Wright and the men's rugby squad who begin their campaign for a first gold medal in team sports for Hong Kong at an Asian Games today. Expectations ... also have not lost to any other team in Asia in the past year or more. All this has put pressure on the shoulders of skipper Wright and his team and how they cope with that strain could decide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731191/gold-hopes-weigh-rugby-squad

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