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  1. All things bright and beautiful

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their torsos as if they [were wearing] Hong Kong rugby team shirts. They came back to tell me that many people had teased them about their shirts being too tight. They looked so real. They had rubbed ... the songs and crowds here I love the best. The Hong Kong Sevens is like the very friendly rugby matches my grandpa took me to in Scotland as a kid, but more colourful. It also doesn't hurt ...

  2. HK Sevens chiefs aim to tackle the touts

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong Sevens organisers believe they have taken a key step towards beating the touts who plague the rugby showpiece. Last year, 60 fans were refused entry to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union event after flying in from as far away as Dubai and Sydney when stadium staff found their tickets were fake. But HKRFU chiefs say their deal ...

  3. Naked ambitions

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robby Nimmo Ally Maclay got his first wish in his debut for Hong Kong this weekend. His back-up plan was not a bad idea either - parading half naked for a noble cause. 'The past two ... and Mongolia. The charity has attracted other Hong Kong players including Anthony Haynes and captain Rowan Varty as ambassadors, but they had playing duties. The team have supported the charity ...

  4. Hk sevens fans' fury at scrum on the net

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be able to buy a ticket from a friend eventually.' The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) said that the extraordinary demand for yesterday's sale caused delays in Cityline's ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Rugby union fans cried foul again yesterday after their attempts to buy the remaining tickets for this year's Sevens were blocked when the website ...

  5. Evolving Sevens leaves fans behind

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union owes its strong financial position to the success of the Rugby Sevens. It has enabled the union to pour large sums back into the development of the game, ... to HK$1,500. But such is the appeal of an event that has become a Hong Kong institution, this is unlikely to dampen demand. Indeed the reduced ticket allocation to the public has sparked howls ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... M. Lai, Mong Kok Ticket sale online was chaotic Following on from a PR disaster by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) of increasing ticket prices and at the same time reducing ... Sevens has now ended, not only for myself but the many friends and overseas visitors that we teamed up with. Who at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union decided to switch the online ticketing ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Special honour for former Hong Kong international

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... But it wasn't for his sevens prowess that the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union picked Lewis as the first recipient of a "Colony Cap", given to players who distinguished themselves before the handover. Instead, it was for his long and dedicated service in the Hong Kong front row at 15s that Lewis was honoured. To mark 60 years of Hong Kong rugby, the union launched a commemorative cap ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong face Rugby World Cup qualifying test run in Dubai

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a repechage match and qualify for the 2015 World Cup (15-a-side). With Japan perennially dominating Asian qualification for the World Cup, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has set its sights ... Rugby Association, we have been able to go ahead with this for the second year in a row," Gregory said. Hong Kong emerged inaugural champions last year, defeating Kenya, Brazil and UAE. ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    Pandas find refuge in Tin Shui Wai

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay It's been described as the saddest town in Hong Kong, but a new rugby pitch with a home-based team bodes well for district Pandas find refuge in Tin Shui Wai Will a new broom sweep well? Hong Kong Rugby Football Union officials hope so as their newest addition to the top end of the league, rb-ibi Tin Shui Wai Pandas, took the field yesterday on a new pitch ...

  10. 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 decision to expand the HSBC Sevens World Series to 15 teams next season. It is nothing but a form of apartheid when you consider that 12 teams at next month's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong ...




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