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  1. Fiji's Serevi eager to give tens a try

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... career, including lifting two Rugby World Cup Sevens trophies in 1997 and 2005. One of the only disappointments was that I have never been able to play at the GFI HKFC Tens,' Serevi said. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Union chief hails sevens teams for spreading gospel

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Trevor Gregory leads praise while legend Serevi tells parents about game's life-changing impact Union chief hails teams for spreading the gospel A fulsome tribute was paid by Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chief Trevor Gregory to all the teams who were spending time inspiring local youngsters in the build-up to this weekend's action, ...

  3. The 40,000-ticket question- it's anyone's guess because the union doesn't know

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... this year,' says Hong Kong Rugby Football Union executive director Allan Payne. 'We are not sure why there is such a huge demand as this tournament is not a milestone or a World Cup event.' ... the clubs, mini-rugby, the Rugby Union Club etc,' Payne said. 'The Hong Kong public got 6,000, which is more than last year. From the remaining 16,000, half goes to patrons and sponsors, ...

  4. Hong Kong edged out of Cup by Fijians

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... 26-0. But coach Rodney McIntosh was still left a satisfied man after the local squad defeated the Darwin Taipans 24-12 and then walloped the Australian Rugby Legends 52-0. ...

  5. Hong Kong On the World Stage

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Naylor, Andrew Chambers Coach: Rodney McIntosh Results: Winless Pool play: Lost to Fiji (38-0), Canada (41- 0), Australia (38-5), Portugal (21-0), Japan(19-10) Bowl quarter-finals: Lost to Kenya (26-10) Champions: Fiji (beat New Zealand 29-19) 2001 in Mar del Plata, Argentina With the new selection policy in place, I expect to see a number of locals in the squad. We will have to start ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rusty Hong Kong enter Spar International Sevens last eight in Harare

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... they are very competitive, especially at home. And being here in Zimbabwe proves how seriously they are preparing." Hong Kong, the reigning Asian sevens champions, are drawn with Fiji, Canada ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Jewel in crown helps propel massive growth

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and its coffers are overflowing with hundreds of millions of dollars Jewel ... the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, says the sport's rude health is due to a couple of factors. The first being that rugby is the keeper of the goose that lays the golden eggs ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. On the ball for 125 years

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... officers of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union were also members of the club,' Agnew points out. The luxury of having a ground and facility to host an international tournament plus the clout ... the English rugby union- under whose auspices they were, that the colonial rugby administration had plans to start an international sevens tournament. It was met with horror by the gin-and-tonic ...

  10. Sevens to mourn victims of Japan, NZ earthquakes

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... something for the Christchurch tragedy, but now with the Japan disaster, we will have to plan how we can include that too,' Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said ... play at the March 25-27 tournament at Hong Kong Stadium, the fifth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series. 'I spoke to Koji Tokumasu [Japan Rugby Football Union chief executive] today and he ...




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