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  1. Comment - Blogs

    What’s to become of the real game of rugby?

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 06:17pm by Kevin McBarron

    ... international, and here is where it grew strong, and now it’s getting stronger. Yes, I know, you’re tired of hearing about the Olympics and Rio and Sevens and what it will do for rugby; me too, tired ... to "Sevens as an Olympic sport" euphoria. But what’s to become of the real game of rugby? Fifteens is real rugby, not some poor relation and I worry the International Rugby Board is not thinking ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 5, 2014

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by LETTERS

    ... inappropriate to sevens, where each game lasts only 14 minutes. Surely the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union must have seen how its great tournament was being blighted by this practice. It should lobby ... in place is too big a disincentive to opt for flowing rugby. The two teams who embody the spirit of sevens- Fiji and New Zealand- almost never used this tactic. England, the birthplace of rugby ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBBY

    Life’s a beach at Surfin’ So Kon Po

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 04:37pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... And, someone, please remind Bruce Almighty there is no need for protective pads and helmets in this game – only real men play rugby union. ... Bruce, 70, and The Beach Boys will take centre stage on the Saturday as the Sevens gets ready to go Surfin’ So Kon Po. “We’ve played the Super Bowl, but never a rugby sevens tournament before ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who Said It? November 10, 2014

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 05:31am by STAFF

    ... is brilliant and is certainly one of the best victories for me as captain Ireland's Paul O'Connell after his side beat South Africa 29-15 in a rugby union test ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 3, 2013

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... more officers could be deployed to patrol these areas. It's not as if there is a shortage of police, given that the force comprises more than 30,000 officers. Alberto Chan, Sai Kung   Fiji fans sorry for upsetting little girl Fiji supporters wish to convey their apologies to Helen Cheung ("Very poor show from rude Fiji fans", March 27) and especially to her six-year-old ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:35am by STAFF

    ... this is to help the weaker clubs to close the gap and make the league more competitive Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chief executive Vern Reid on local clubs being able to import more players   ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Fijians go to first polls since 2006 coup The South Pacific island nation of Fiji holds its first elections since ... FijiFirst party. He served as Fiji's leader until he stepped down to join the election as a civilian. However, he remained interim premier. Sanctions were imposed on Fiji following the coup, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., August 31, 2014

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by STAFF

    ... Alex Salmond Scotland's pro-independence leader won the final televised debate against his pro-union rival, Alastair Darling. Salmond (pictured) was proclaimed the winner after ... into the system; he had merely taken advantage of a grey area.   Hong Kong's rugby sevens teams It was a sterling Sunday for both the men's and women's rugby sevens teams. The men won ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese demand changing terms of global competition for seafood

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30pm by Mark Godfrey

    ... to be run by the China Africa Fisheries Union, a body managed by Chinese fisheries companies with fleets in African waters. The union was founded in December 2012 "to develop African marine ... which seek overseas fishing resources to supply demand and also drive processing jobs at home: they may have to compromise on their ambitions. That's because island nations like Fiji ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:46am by STAFF

    ... a U.S. astronaut   We are now in the 21st century and yet some people still work in such a terrible environment Union of Hong Kong Dockers leader Stanley Ho Wai-hong on possible further strike action   The support gives you a real boost and it's something that could make the difference when the going gets tough Hong Kong rugby sevens team captain Jamie Hood on their chances ...




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