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  1. Pool C

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

    ... Fiji return to the venue of their 1997 World Cup triumph with Waisale Serevi leading a team bristling with pace and power. But will the ageing legend play a supporting role to Sireli Bobo, one of six overseas-based stars recalled to break a two-year title drought? The Australians will be a handful as will the physical Canadians. Hong Kong, led by 1997 survivor Paul Dingley, ...

  2. Sorry, David, you can't fight Goliath

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay After 36 years of the Hong Kong Sevens, we will have a system of institutionalised sporting apartheid heaped on our event thanks to the International Rugby Board's ... Sevens made headlines around the world this week with the IRB disclosing its plans for the 2012-13 season. We will have three new teams taking part alongside Argentina, Australia, England, Fiji ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong sevens side get World Games slot

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on the strategic interests of the game. "We have been invited solely on merit, being the reigning Asian champions," said Trevor Gregory, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman. "It also ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com IRB invite to multisport event in Colombia offers chance for city's team to pit their wits against likes of Argentina, Fiji and South Africa Hong ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong launches campaign to secure berth as core Sevens team

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 05:55pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... will be in the company of the big boys. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union yesterday announced the 28 teams that will participate in the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens from March 22-24 and Asian champions ... international rugby sevens competition.” Winning last season’s HSBC Asian Sevens Series earned Hong Kong the right to direct qualification for the London Sevens when the qualifying tournament to unearth ...

  5. 30 NOT OUT

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... The Rugby World Cup Sevens has been held here twice. The administrators of the world game chose Hong Kong, which shows the calibre of the Hong Kong Sevens,' he said. Rowse, an Englishman ... living below me watched the rugby on Saturday and told me how great it was. The football club was only a five minute walk down the hill [from home] and I didn't have anything to do, so ...

  6. On a terrific run

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Japan, who just scraped past China thanks to a better points differential. Trevor Gregory, chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, said: 'I can't believe it - meeting Japan ... a one-match ban), Anthony Haynes and Varty all greeted the delirious crowd after touching down against Tonga. The fancied visitors, who grabbed the prized scalp of Fiji this season, scored first ...

  7. A gauntlet of greed, and joy for a nation in need

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, said all tickets had been sold through official channels and that if fans bought tickets elsewhere they could not guarantee they were valid or available. ... and there was great rugby. But on the back of a rash of fake tickets, a larger than usual number of touts tried to cash in. At least 50 fans who had flown in from Sydney, Dubai and Singapore were refused ...

  8. Rugby bid 'hinges on faster work on arena'

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Any delays in building the Kai Tak sports hub would scupper plans for Hong Kong to host a pool of the 2019 Rugby World Cup hosted by Japan, according to a top sports official. 'If the new stadium at Kai Tak comes on board only in 2019, it might potentially rule us out of hosting a few matches,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. His ...

  9. Rugby chief sends out sevens SOS

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Top Hong Kong Rugby Football Union official Trevor Gregory has sent out an SOS to the local rugby community, asking it to get behind the East Asian Games by purchasing a ticket for the two-day event in December. Tickets for the rugby sevens competition - being played for the first time at the East Asian Games - went on sale three weeks ago and so far only ...

  10. Rugby breaks new ground with a field of dreams

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union says it will build the first rugby pitch in the New Territories, and hopes the facility in Tin Shui Wai will help the town to overcome its reputation as the 'city of sadness'. 'It's a dream come true,' said Tin Shui Wai Eagle Rugby Club president Eddie Lau Hau-chun at the groundbreaking ceremony ...




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