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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Big man with big dreams achieved big things

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:46pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Football Union. Gregory used the pre-tournament press conference to announce to the world he was stepping down after eight years as head honcho. While it wasn’t a secret to the rugby community, ... Kong captain Pieter Schats. Thankfully, Gregory will not be lost to rugby. He was appointed president of the Asian Rugby Football Union last year and from this position he will continue working ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Salom Yiu hopes HKSI status will attract more locals to rugby

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:51pm by James Porteous

    ... they saw me on TV, then they went, 'Ohhh...' and changed their opinion and started to support me." The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been proactive in its efforts to get more ... Kam-shing is hoping rugby sevens' new full-time status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute will convince more local families to encourage their children to take up the sport. In a sport seen ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Japan slice through Italy to earn World Series berth

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 12:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... look towards the Olympics." Trevor Gregory, president of the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU), welcomed Japan's entry into the world stage. Japan will play in all nine legs ... in the World Series," Gregory said. "This has been a long time coming and Japan fully deserve to be there. But as chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, I'm sad that Hong Kong ...

  7. HK union hails 'momentous day'

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) hailed the International Olympic Committee's decision to include sevens as an Olympic sport, calling it a 'momentous day for the sport in Asia'. Trevor Gregory, HKRFU chairman, welcomed the decision to bring rugby back into the Olympic fold - starting from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro - and said Hong Kong should ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Charities harness excesses of the Sevens to tackle poverty in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 09:16pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... by a charity auction and selling tickets at HK$15,000 for a 76-seat corporate box, complete with food and wine, donated by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and corporate sponsors. It’s pretty cool ... Rachel Jacqueline How rugby can help fight poverty The money spent at the Sevens over the weekend, where corporate boxes cost upwards of half a million dollars, is simply mind-boggling. ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong Sevens Day Three- live blog

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 10:42am by James Porteous

    ... @Scotlandteam (bowl) @WelshRugbyUnion (plate) @EnglandRugby v NZ (cup) #HongKong7s fab! pic.twitter.com/azRsQkDZjY — Caroline Wilson (@CWilsonHongKong) March 30, 2014   Minions by DeA #minion #dea ... of offending the rugby gods forces a fumble right on the line. Substitute James 'Jinky' Johnstone then makes them pay with a dazzling run to evoke his footballing namesake, storming from deep ...




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