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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Five women's teams will warm up in Hong Kong for Guangzhou sevens series

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... will also have China and Ireland in the line-up, both of whom will also be playing in Guangzhou," said Robbie McRobbie, head of operations with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. "A total ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Five women's teams to warm up at HK event Five core teams on the International Rugby Board's Women's Sevens Series will stop over in Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    TVB Pearl blinks and misses climax to Rugby Sevens

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... and Wallabies in 2010. However, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union lost millions of dollars staging that match owing to poor ticket sales, with 26,210 fans turning up. But if last night is anything ... that Hong Kong can finally live up to the slogan that it is "Asia World's City", something seems to happen to pull the rug out from under its feet. The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Waisale Serevi, Ben Gollings set up sevens academy

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Fijian legend Serevi and England's most-accomplished player of the abbreviated code Gollings, who were guests of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union at Friday's Long Lunch to herald ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Once rivals on the pitch, former Fiji and England stars set up academy to help smaller nations- and give something back to the game Serevi and Gollings ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong bid to be core Sevens World Series team starts in March

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... "bigger and better" event in March when the hosts will be in the company of the big boys. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union yesterday announced the 28 teams to participate at the Cathay ... of the world's largest and most international rugby sevens competition," said HKRFU chairman Trevor Gregory. Winning last season's HSBC Asian Sevens Series has earned Hong Kong the right ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... - was welcomed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which called it a historic moment for the sport. It will now have access to government funds for the next four years, with about HK$5 million available annually for athletes only. "We have come a long way and this is the icing on the cake," said delighted Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. "It ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Simon Amor believes England's Red Rose can bloom again in rugby sevens

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With the inclusion of sevens in the Olympics, every country is placing more resources in the game and the result is plain to see, it being more competitive." Lured from his position as director of rugby at London Scottish, Amor was named this month by the Rugby Football Union to replace Ryan, who in seven years of trying failed to win in Hong Kong, the biggest tournament in the HSBC Sevens World ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hosts Russia win Bowl title at Rugby World Cup Sevens

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... which had been deluged earlier with play halted for an hour during the Cup semi-finals between New Zealand and Fiji due to a thunderstorm. "It is great to win, especially in front of our ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Public to get 'even fewer' Rugby Sevens seats next year

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... to the public next year. This year, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union reserved 4,000 tickets for public sale, which were distributed via a ballot. However, 50,000 tickets were applied for. Now even ... To clarify the ticketing situation last year, the union issued a breakdown of the figures. At that time, local rugby clubs and the local community got 45 per cent; 14 per cent went to international ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong seek rugby berth at National Games

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Liaoning province- which are limited to Olympic sports- the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been invited by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to try to qualify for the main event from ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com With many local stars ineligible for the event, coach Dai Rees can blood fresh talent HK aim to qualify for National Games Hong Kong rugby will break new ...

  10. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    China says no to rugby at Tianjin East Asian Games

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com China says no to sevens at East Asian Games The Chinese National Olympic Committee has turned down a request by the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) to include sevens in next year's East Asian Games in Tianjin. Top ARFU officials, vice-president Trevor Gregory and secretary-general Ross Mitchell, presented rugby's case for inclusion ...




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