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  1. Rugby for handicapped students

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city for the three-day, seven-a-side competition involving 24 of the world's top rugby union-playing teams, which kicks off at 4pm on Friday and ends with the final at 7pm on Sunday. Last ... Bank and the support of Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. The competition is run as part of the 'Learning English Through Sports' scheme and is also a Workplace Communication Project. ...

  2. Sevens fires students' rugby passion

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Cultural Services Department offered free tickets to the annual competition, featuring many of the world's top rugby union nations, to students taking physical education as part of their HKDSE studies. Last Saturday, students at the school entered the 'Name the Dragon' competition, organised by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union as part of the events promoting this year's ...

  3. Rugby thrills for hearing impaired

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... a special-needs facility for the hearing impaired. Winnie was in Form One when the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union offered the school a rugby training programme. She signed up and has been playing for three years. Virginia Cheung Wai-fong, principal of the school, said: 'Our native English teacher helped set up a five-week rugby training programme with the union. It is not only ...

  4. Extra training for new stars of rugby

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung You might think that athletes could take a long break after major tournaments. But this is not the case for 40elite players selected by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and HSBC. The union and the bank co-organised a training camp for the most outstanding performers at the first All Hong Kong Inter-School Rugby Sevens competition. The inaugural tournament ...

  5. Rugby exchange brings US players to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell The power of rugby to create lasting friendships gave two students from inner-city Los Angeles the chance to visit Hong Kong last week and learn about school life ... Kong rugby teammates Rod McIntosh and Stuart Krohn. They stayed with host families, joined classes at the French International School (FIS) and played at inter-school rugby matches in Happy ...

  6. England calls up rugby players

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... these three have the qualities needed to make a success of the opportunity,' he added. Secretary of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and club member of DeA Tigers, Trevor Gregory, said ... THREE HONG KONG rugby players have been awarded free tuition at an English boarding school and elite training with a leading professional club nearby. Former Jockey Club Ti-I student Law ...

  7. Schools set the tone for Sevens showpiece

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... long,' said Jung Ho, former chairman of the Schools Rugby Union. 'But sevens rugby is a totally different kettle of fish. Sha Tin have five boys in the under-19 national team, and I think ... Rugby Football Union, which co-organises the tournament. Matches are 14 minutes long, with a 60-second half-time break. The eight schools have been divided into two pools, with the top three ...

  8. Chinese schools join rugby competition

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... up the full-contact version of the game,' said Brandon Huang, youth rugby officer at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU). The Second Division matches will start off as 10-a-side ... Jonathan Powell More teams than ever before will be taking part in the 2004/05 inter-school rugby competition which kicks off today. The introduction of a Second Division at Grade A, ...

  9. Students have a ball at the park

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui A rugby training session brought together students from the Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK) and their deaf counterparts from Chun Tok School, proving that there are no barriers in sports. Last Wednesday's activity at King's Park was organised by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU). It was the first time pupils from the international school had ...

  10. Goals for girls

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell For a city-savvy Hong Kong teenager, moving to a school in a remote part of rural England might not be appealing. But for rugby-mad Rosie Fong, starting school at East Durham and Houghall Community College is a dream come true. The former Sha Tin College student is the first female player to earn one of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's (HKRFU) ...




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