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  1. Hong Kong edged out of Cup by Fijians

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

    ... Alvin Sallay A narrow loss to a Fijian select team - Uprising Beach Resort - saw Hong Kong missing out on a place in the Cup competition at the Heineken Hottest Sevens in Darwin yesterday. Hong Kong were edged out 21-17 by the Fijians, who finished second in the pool behind the tournament's second seeds, the Digicel Barbarians from Samoa. The Barbarians defeated Hong Kong ...

  2. Duley bids a final fond farewell to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to go,' said Duley. In June, Duley put his name forward for the position of chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. He entered a three-way race which included Martin Downey and Trevor ... from controversy. In 1993, as a director on the board of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), Duley rubbed the establishment up the wrong way when he tried to steer through a reform ...

  3. Young Wong brings a bit of Irish flair to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Engineering student at Queens University, Belfast, when Wong returned to Hong Kong last summer, suddenly everything changed. 'I contacted the rugby union here to try and get some games in before ... John Carney Jeff Wong looks like a native Hong Kong player but he certainly doesn't sound like one. The 21-year-old, who made his debut for Hong Kong in their 52-0 loss to England, ...

  4. 2002 victim's anguish revived

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... visiting Bali in future. 'I will not allow terrorists to stop me from doing what I want to do,' he said. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's executive director, Allan ... Andy Cheng After three painful years, Hong Kong rugby referee Nick Axiotes was finally recovering from the burns to 17 per cent of his body that he suffered in the 2002 Bali bombings. Now, ...

  5. HK earn Cup after whipping Brazil

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's stock in the International Rugby Board world rankings, with the city expected to move up from 29 into the mid-20s. A pleased Dai Rees, Hong Kong's national coach, said: 'It was a fitting end to what was a very good week of rugby. I can't remember when Hong Kong last won a 15-a-side tournament, but what is more important is that we have blooded a number of new players ...

  6. Captain warns HK not to take UAE lightly

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong captain Pale Tauti has warned his team to remember the debacle that they suffered in Bahrain two years ago as they take on the United Arab Emirates in the opening game of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament on Friday. As Hong Kong leave for Dubai this evening, No8 Tauti will hark back to the mortifying 16-9 loss at the hands of the then Arabian Gulf ...

  7. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Roses are red, Violets are blue, Zimbabwe is best, For Mugabe and his few This ode is dedicated with love to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which on Valentine's Day ... decision,' replied Allan Payne, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's executive director. He added: 'The IRB's stance is that sport is different to politics and should not mix.' ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ocean News, a newspaper affiliated with the administration, reported that the North China Sea branch was preparing to sue ConocoPhillips China for damages over the spills. Rugby union breaks ground for Tin Shui Wai pitch The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for a new HK$10 million rugby pitch in Tin Shui Wai. The ground, complete with artificial ...

  9. Brown had passion to play while pregnant

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney In New Zealand rugby is a way of life, and no one emphasises this better than Annie Brown of the Aotearoa Maori team, who will be competing today in the Cable and Wireless Hong ... three months' pregnant. 'I'd trained for six months beforehand and got final confirmation that I was definitely pregnant when we were preparing to come to Hong Kong,' Brown, ...

  10. Robertson ready for Tokyo return

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... against Korea but we have to look ahead now,' said Rees, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance. 'We have made a few changes, some of which we had always planned ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Key playmaker Keith Robertson is expected to take his place at flyhalf against Japan when Hong Kong travel to Tokyo for next Saturday's game ...




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