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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    England left shell-shocked as Fiji continue impressive run

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Ben Ryan's men will play in the Bowl competition after making a surprising exit from the coveted Cup England left shell-shocked as Fiji continue ... continues after the crowd favourites were knocked out of the Cup competition at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens last night. It left Fiji, New Zealand and Samoa on course for a second title ...

  2. News - Sport - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Teens show nerve to undercut Sevens tout; Hong Kong fall to Fijian verve

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Hong Kong took to the pitch to play Fiji. The home crowd did their best to get behind their team but the locals ended up well beaten: 36-0. As yet another Hong Kong player was felled ... in Sevens history. South African David Steyn, 29, raced to the front of the stand but only succeeded in getting in the way of people trying to watch the rugby. "He's normally very ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    A little objectivity never hurt anyone

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... stale. On the pitch, New Zealand and Fiji always look good, while the US and Taiwan don't. But just when you think this event is getting a tad formulaic, the Beach Boys show up to serenade ... the folks behind the Sevens are always looking for ways to improve things. They understand that it behooves them to constantly look forward. So if you should see someone from the Hong Kong Rugby ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Round table discussion on rugby sevens' future

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Q&A With rugby sevens heading to the Olympics in 2016, World Series sponsors HSBC held a round-table discussion about how that will affect the sport. Hosted by Giles Morgan, ... a university where rugby was a religion, it does strike me if you go back to the Loughborough teams, we had a good coach [Jim Greenwood] who was a Scottish international, played for the Lions, his view ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Hong Kong Sevens Live Blog- Day 3

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 10:26am by James Porteous

    ... been for Wales if they were up against 6. Ouch! Fiji's Ilai Tinai thumps Wales' Lee Williams into the turf during the #HK7s finale- yellow or red card? #rugby ... rugby fans if they seal the win here. Would be sixth different winner in six rounds of World Series. Try Wales- Prolonged pressure in the Fiji 22, eventually the extra man tells and it goes out ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    'Super Bowl of Rugby' suffering in a stone-age stadium

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... bothered. Long-time band member Bruce Johnston was smitten by the experience and called the event the "Super Bowl of rugby." That may have been true at one point, but not anymore. ... of reasons but primary amongst them is safety. However, after a frightening crush of humanity on Saturday, I am told union officials took matters into their own hands - and out of stadium ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Saved by the game

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... "When I was 16, via the union's Educational Trust, I was given a scholarship to attend Matamata College, near Hamilton in New Zealand. Rugby put me on the straight and narrow and gave me ... Zealand; I may not have come to live in Sai Kung. I wouldn't be able to speak English and my job wouldn't be working with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union."   Tweets about ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Dawn breaking on a bright new era

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... an Olympic medal sport at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, it gives sufficient time for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union to prepare its qualifying campaign. In 2015, the International Rugby Board ... died down, Hong Kong rugby will awake to a new dawn. Well, actually eight days from now, when the new funding cycle for the existing 15 elite disciplines at the Hong Kong Sports Institute kicks ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Someone else's party

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 03:32pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... caused not by the arrival of spring but a spectacle known as the Hong Kong Sevens. The three-day rugby tournament is much more than just an international sporting event; to every expatriate ... with bam bam sticks. The annual carnival fills the Hong Kong Stadium with cheers, beer breath and spontaneous eruptions of song and dance. Rugby sevens involves fewer players than regular rugby ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Hong Kong Sevens Live Blog- Day 1

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 02:40pm by James Porteous

    ... come from Fiji too, but again they weren't tested by Hong Kong.  Let's hope HK can get a win on the board tomorrow- buy the SCMP tomorrow morning or log back in here for all ... in their own territory, and No.3, who isn't on my teamsheet for some reason, got the fifth. I don't know a heck of a lot about women's sevens rugby, but looking at the standings ...




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