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  1. Canada give Fijians the jitters

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'We just played out of our skins and fully deserved the victory,' says coach Suggitt Canada scored the biggest win in their history when they defeated Fiji ... ever for us in sevens and our first over Fiji. We just played out of our skins and fully deserved the victory,' said Canada's barefoot coach Ric Suggitt seconds after the hooter went ...

  2. Fighting-fit HK bank on lively Lee

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... sessions have been intense as they have tried to simulate game conditions. Hong Kong are pooled with Fiji, Canada and Portugal in the preliminary round. 'Training has been far more intense ...

  3. Now for the sequel

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... tribute is graciously accepted by the Argentinians. In a country where soccer rules, every little morsel of rugby triumph is richly savoured like a medium-rare steak of its famous beef. And to put ... the sudden-death try in over-time against Samoa in LA. If they might lack a bit in speed, Argentina make up for it with their ball-handling skills. Ask Fiji, who were mesmerised by the deft handling ...

  4. White magic

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the first Northern Hemisphere team to win three tournaments in a row in Hong Kong. Fiji, inspired by little magician Waisale Serevi, have done it twice and a Jonah Lomu-powered New Zealand once. Can ... are running high and sparks will fly when the showdown looms between the big guns- England, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Fiji and Samoa. England coach Joe Lydon would dearly love to have Paul ...

  5. Hong Kong bullish about the future

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice 'Bringing in Dallas Seymour as coach has given the side an extra boost this year' Hong Kong have the depth and talent to take their game to a new level, HK Rugby Football Union chairman John Molloy said yesterday after another successful Sevens. Hong Kong won plenty of plaudits for progressing to the Plate, Sproof that their grand plan involving former New ...

  6. Paul Haley

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... null Pass the bloody thing, I screamed mentally as the Welshman prepared to hammer the final nail in Fiji's coffin. It's the 1996 quarter-final and I'm lucky enough to be out in the middle. Wales have scored three tries and the noise is deafening. In the second half, Fiji begin to claw their way back into the contest, but Wales are on fire. Again they break ...

  7. 2003 A masked ball

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... edition for organisers besieged by a four-letter word, or rather acronym- Sars. Severe acute respiratory syndrome threatened to act as a party-pooper, but Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) ... and the International Rugby Board- as Hong Kong is part of the IRB Series- to hastily look around for replacements. Unafraid of Sars, and grateful for the last-minute call-ups, were Tonga, Namibia ...

  8. Omission points to end for Serevi

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Hong Kong. But I am still waiting for word from the Fiji Rugby Union,'' Serevi said from France where he plays for Mont-de-Marsan. The call never came. Coach Sanivalati Laulau ... said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union executive director Allan Payne yesterday of the legendary player who has captivated the world with his sensational skills. 'I believe he did not turn up ...

  9. 2 Minutes With... BETH COALTER

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to climb on to the old stadium roof and get it down. It was the year of the big deluge and I remember watching Fiji beat New Zealand from the rooftop. Which player has the sexiest legs? No names. ... at the stadium? Just one Bloody Mary all day. Your favourite rugby player? Willie John McBride. But he never played sevens. ...

  10. A Wulf in Kiwis' clothing

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the past four seasons in the IRB Sevens. First it was Fiji, then Australia, followed by South Africa and lastly England. The Kiwis have stopped the barbarians at the gate- but only just. ... of whom have captained the Kiwis in the past. The loss of a player such as Te Nana is huge. The two-time Player of the Tournament (2000 and 2001: the only player other than Fiji great Waisale ...




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