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  1. Sports Diary

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MONDAY Soccer: Friendly, Venezuela v China, Caracas. Tennis: US Open Championships, New York. Rugby union: International, Uruguay v Fiji, Montevideo. TUESDAY Soccer: Champions League third ... Mallorca, Madrid. Cricket: Second Test, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Peshawar. Rugby union: International, Wales v Romania, Wrexham. THURSDAY Soccer: UEFA Cup qualifying round, second legs. Cricket: Tour ...

  2. 18

    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 ...

  3. Sports diary

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MONDAY Rugby union: Friendly, Argentina v Fiji Cordoba Tennis: Hamlet Cup ATP tournament, Long Island, New York; Pilot Pen WTA tournament, New Haven, Connecticut. TUESDAY Soccer: ... Italy. Rugby union: Friendlies, Scotland v Italy, Edinburgh; Wales v England, Cardiff. SUNDAY Hockey: Gold medal match, Amstelveen, Netherlands. Motor racing: Hungarian Grand Prix, Budapest. ...

  4. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for TV rights? 3. Goalie Rogerie Ceni scored two free-kicks but missed a penalty for which Libertadores Cup side this week? 4. Which Aussie rugby league player turned down an offer to switch to rugby union? 5. Who were the first non-British team to beat England at soccer on English soil? 6. What does the AC stand for in AC Milan? 7. Which surfer won his second straight World ...

  5. Countdown to the Sevens

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines What are the rugby sevens? Rugby sevens is an abbreviated version of rugby union invented in Melrose, Scotland, in 1883 ... approached 'Tokkie' Smith, chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, with the idea of sponsoring an international rugby tournament. Smith suggested a sevens tournament would ...

  6. England surprise

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1993, Edinburgh The inaugural Rugby World Cup Sevens involved all the major powers, along with a number of emerging nations, including Hong Kong. The SAR, Namibia, Taiwan and Spain booked their placed at a qualifying event in Sicily and were joined by Latvia, who emerged victorious from a tournament involving former members of the Soviet Union. The 24 nations were drawn into four pools ...

  7. Replay: The week in review

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to get outs.' Rugby union: The Australian camp experiences a bout of panic as back-rower Matt Cockbain comes down with highly contagious chicken pox, prompting concerns that other Wallabies ... the former world number-one player. 'You just need a little bit of luck early, you get through those opening matches and you never know what could happen.' THURSDAY Rugby union: Australia ...

  8. Wales weakened for Bok test

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the second spell with wave after wave of attacks, but Fiji rarely hold a lead over a top-six rugby nation and they weren't about to relinquish it without a fight. Flyhalf Seremaia Bai missed ... missed the score-levelling conversion, but banged over a 76th-minute dropped goal to give the home side an 11-10 lead they would hold to the end. Agence France-Presse rugby union Matt Lloyd ...

  9. School of ruck

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Football Union. His involvement with mini rugby started five years ago, when his oldest son joined the team. 'Having played the game and benefited in so many ways from it, I wanted my son ... says. Most coaches and administrators in the mini rugby union are volunteers and a large number are parents. 'I started coaching two years ago after my son started playing,' says ...

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    Hall of Fame award a boost for women’s rugby, says Anna Richards

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 11:48pm by Staff Reporter

    ... rugby," Richards said. Pieter Schats, chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, said: "We are delighted for Anna. Her playing career was unparalleled and her induction is a fitting ... Staff Reporter Four-time World Cup-winning coach of Hong Kong women’s sevens rugby delighted by IRB honour IRB award a boost for women, says Richards Four-time World Cup-winner and coach ...




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