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    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PACIFIC PRINCES It's rugby's holy trinity- Hong Kong, Sevens and Fiji. There is not one, without the other. Fiji have played in every tournament and have a special relationship with our city. Hong Kong brings the best out of Fiji- the country synonymous with the shorter game and the true guardians of the sevens spirit. What Brazil is to football, Fiji is to sevens. Over ...

  2. Fiji suffer triple blow in bid for title

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'They will be sorely missed. But I'm confident their replacements can do the job' Fiji's bid to extend their domination at the IRB Sevens suffered a huge ... determined to do well,' said a defiant player-coach Waisale Serevi yesterday. All three players were part of Fiji's Commonwealth Games squad and their absence will rob the crowd favourites ...

  3. Fiji captain gets ban for biting

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fiji's hopes of victory at this weekend's Singapore Sevens have been dealt a heavy blow with the handing down of a three-month ban to their captain Jone Daunivucu (right) for biting an England player during the final in last week's Cathay Pacific Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens. ...

  4. Today's questions

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fiji and New Zealand won nine Cup titles in the 90's. Who broke that stranglehold? A)Australia B)Samoa C)South Africa When did Jonah Lomu first play at the Hong Kong Sevens? A)1994 B)1995 C)1996. ...

  5. Sorcerer's apprentice steps into the spotlight

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and it was an auspicious first appearance as he helped Fiji land the World Cup, beating New Zealand 29-19 in the final. 'It feels great to be able to play for Fiji and I always wanted to play in Hong ... of the Fijian team. Fiji will need Ryder to be at his best as they look at extending their 12-point lead over closest rivals England in the IRB Sevens series. They will be missing two key players ...

  6. Win a silver rugby ball

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rugby ball valued at HK$150,000. As the official newspaper of the Sevens, we have this prestigious trophy up for grabs, along with tickets to give away in a competition starting today ... and then impress the judges with their creative/entertaining response to the final question to be in the running for the grand prize. Today's questions One Grand Prize: A solid silver rugby ball ...

  7. England draw makes it tough for HK

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... seeds New Zealand and Scotland. But there was no such luck with Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) president Brian Stevenson pulling 'Hong Kong' out of the giant ball- ... Alvin Sallay Smiles for Fiji as they land Kenya, Russia and Madagascar There was a feeling of deja vu in the air last night as the SAR was drawn for the third year running with Canada ...

  8. Serevi seeks right stage for exit

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that will change if Fiji are to spirit away the cup this evening. 'I'm not ready to retire because I'm still enjoying playing rugby,' said Serevi yesterday, dispelling speculation back ... and only continue as coach after the Commonwealth Games. But Fiji failed to win the gold medal and Serevi did not get the right stage to say his exit lines. Hong Kong might provide him ...

  9. Review needs to query some decisions

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a regular and enthusiastic neutral visitor to the Rugby Sevens in Hong Kong, allow me an observation. There is nothing wrong with the distribution of the tickets. I have in the past ... to be called to receive an allotment while enjoying a rugby game. I cannot help but notice that England, while playing very good rugby, have had all major decisions go in their favour. Samoa have been ...

  10. It's all black for outclassed Kiwis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... when a crushing semi-final loss to Fiji ruled out any slim hopes of successfully defending the title they have held for the past six seasons. Kiwi coach Gordon Tietjens admitted ... a comeback now. We are out of the running,' said Tietjens after bogey side Fiji smashed through to a 35-10 victory in the first of the two semi-finals. The defeat leaves New Zealand ...




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