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  1. Rugby team confident they can deliver historic victory

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... played in, for it is a potential turning point for rugby in Hong Kong.' A gold medal victory by the men's rugby sevens team would be a momentous occasion - the first time a team sport ... 'We are lucky in the way rugby is managed and run in Hong Kong. I would say things are even run more professionally in Hong Kong than in Japan,' he added. Now all Hong Kong rugby needs ...

  2. Asian giants unfazed by demand to bid for two tournaments

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... at the same time, but stressed all their focus was on winning the 2015 bid. 'We are very confident that we can win the 2015 bid. That is our goal,' said senior Japanese Rugby Football Union ... were bidding for the 2015 World Cup. But afterwards, we heard that 2019 was also up for grabs.' Tokumasu, who was in Hong Kong for the launch of the HSBC Asian Five Nations this week, said ...

  3. Stokes, Hussey set to debut against Kazakhs

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay James Stokes and Rory Hussey are set to win their first caps after Hong Kong coach Dai Rees packed his bench with five forwards in a bid to take on Kazakhstan up front in their HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five clash tomorrow. Valley's second-row forward Stokes and Hong Kong Football Club openside flanker Hussey will both start on the bench, ...

  4. HK coach glad they snubbed Sri Lanka Sevens

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong should have been defending their Cup title at the Sri Lanka Sevens in Kandy today, and getting an early look at the opposition before next month's crucial Asian ... the men's qualifying tournament in Hong Kong on October 4-5. 'I don't think we are disadvantaged by not going to Kandy. If anything, we are staying under the radar and will be able to keep ...

  5. Test is yet to come for Fiji after rout of Malaysia

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... side must step up in search of an 11th Cup title in Hong Kong. The result against Malaysia was on par, given the 10-try shutout of newcomers Mexico by the defending champions, Samoa 'It ... and their strong Fijian representation in Kini Rasolosolo, Timoci Nacakula and Isoa Turuva are confident of building on yesterday's first-half efforts on their return to Hong Kong after an eight-year ...

  6. Japan should not forget roots while eyeing big-time

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... being founder-members of the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU)- along with Hong Kong and Thailand- to being the sole representative of the region at the past five World Cups, Japan has proudly ... its world development programme in 1996 to the current number of 12, with Macau on the fringes- forced the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) to adopt a three-tier competition squeezed ...

  7. Sixes is on a spinning wicket as it faces up to challenge in Singapore

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... an international series, rugby officials decided to go for it, despite some misgivings that the world-famous tournament would lose its status. But over the years, the Hong Kong Sevens has grown even more in stature, and today it is regarded as the jewel in the crown of the eight-leg series. The difference between rugby and cricket is that the Hong Kong Sevens joined a series run by the International ...

  8. Zimbabwean students' union urges HK to deport Bona Mugabe

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A students' union in Zimbabwe has called on Hong Kong to deport the daughter of President Robert Mugabe who is studying at a university in the city under an assumed name. The Zimbabwe National Students Union petitioned Chinese diplomats after the Sunday Morning Post last month revealed that 20-year-old Bona Mugabe is an undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong ...

  9. Simpkin calls for greater access to elite sides

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Kandy, Sri Lanka As always, George Simpkin wants the world to change. The man that put Hong Kong rugby on the track to developing its Chinese community, is now tilting ... this weekend plays host as the Asian qualifying tournament for next year's Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong. 'We can never get New Zealand or Fiji to come here because the IRB ...

  10. It's a revolution for wizards from Oz

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... the Australian Rugby Union made a statement when they appointed us,' said Pearse, who played alongside the Ella brothers- Glen and Mark- in Australia's Hong Kong Sevens-winning sides in 1982 ... sevens revolution has only just begun says Gary Pearse, assistant coach of the current team and one of the greats of their past sevens teams in Hong Kong. Pearse and coach Glen Ella only recently ...




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