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  1. Now TV tipped to show rugby cup

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... PCCW's Now TV has emerged as the clear frontrunner to broadcast this year's Rugby Union World Cup in Hong Kong. IMG, the tournament's official broadcasting rights company, ... the Setanta Sports Channel is confident PCCW will obtain the broadcasting rights since it will not show the World Cup in Hong Kong itself. Setanta, a 24/7 international rugby channel, was launched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966550/now-tv-tipped-show-rugby-cup
  2. Stay grounded, HK told after Philippines stroll

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'We've got a tough game ahead of us next Saturday and we better keep our feet on the floor,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union director of coaching Leigh Jones. Jones, the former forwards ... and I think they will acquit themselves very well in Korea and have a bright future in Asian rugby.' Meanwhile, Japan will play all their games away because of the tsunami. The only home match ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965340/stay-grounded-hk-told-after-philippines-stroll
  3. Wright leads HK rugby's bid for 'holy grail' of team gold

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Mark Wright will lead Hong Kong rugby's bid to win a first team sports gold medal at the Asian Games. The versatile forward will carry the expectations of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which listed winning a gold medal as the primary target in its five-year plan. 'Mark and the other 11 players have the massive responsibility of bringing home a gold medal. They owe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729969/wright-leads-hk-rugbys-bid-holy-grail-team-gold
  4. 'We must build on Bledisloe success'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that up,' Brian Stevenson, president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), said yesterday. 'A lot more needs to be done if Hong Kong wishes to claim that title.' The ANZ Hong Kong ... Alvin Sallay Government 'must pitch in to keep momentum' Hong Kong's rugby chiefs have called on the government to stop merely paying lip service and instead provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658695/we-must-build-bledisloe-success
  5. Talking points

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The global banking giant will sign a multi-year, multimillion-dollar deal with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union to join long-time supporter Cathay Pacific as co-title sponsors. When HSBC claimed ... out nearly HK$15 million on the Asian Five Nations (15-a-side) and the fledgling Asian Sevens Series as it uses rugby as a vehicle to open up new markets. Sport Hospital revises maternity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968084/talking-points
  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... M. Lai, Mong Kok Ticket sale online was chaotic Following on from a PR disaster by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) of increasing ticket prices and at the same time reducing ... Sevens has now ended, not only for myself but the many friends and overseas visitors that we teamed up with. Who at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union decided to switch the online ticketing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990452/letters
  7. HK lures a fresh international 'firm'

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Torpey, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance. 'I believe the excitement about playing in the national programme, be it 15s or sevens, has drawn them back.' All three ... Kong. Birthright and the International Rugby Board's parentage ruling have resulted in all three having the credentials to represent Hong Kong. For a place where the talent pool is somewhat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609561/hk-lures-fresh-international-firm
  8. City should capitalise on recent sporting successes

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that made the fixture possible, including the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, are to be commended for this bold step. Hopefully, more visits will follow. Organising the cup here has not been without controversy. Many sportsmen don't like to be too far away from their fan base. But for the game of rugby to grow, it needs to attract new fans and sponsors. Clearly, Asia will be an important part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658561/city-should-capitalise-recent-sporting-successes
  9. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the venue most, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and the Hong Kong Football Association, are crying foul. They want the government to consider reducing the costs of hiring the stadium. And if the government truly champions its much-heralded conviction that we are living in Asia's World City, then it is time for a rethink on the policy to charge users HK$150,000 per day or 20 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683553/alvin-sallay
  10. Cap-ital idea to lift HK

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Cap in hand, literally, Dai Rees wants more from his players in the next 12 months as Hong Kong rugby confronts the challenge of qualifying for the 2011 World Cup. On Friday, for the first time in the history of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, caps were handed out to the 27 players involved in the HSBC Asian Five Nations where Hong Kong finished fourth, just ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682042/cap-ital-idea-lift-hk

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