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  1. Sport - Hong Kong

    Vernon Reid appointed new CEO of Hong Kong rugby

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:25pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Australian with vast experience both as an administrator and player has been hired to run the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union Reid 'will be valuable asset to our growth' Hong Kong rugby boss Trevor Gregory believes the union has found the perfect match to help implement its strategic plan of growing the game in the community. A “privileged” and “very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1333550/vernon-reid-appointed-new-ceo-hong-kong-rugby
  2. Sport - Rugby

    There’s no place like home to get Hong Kong fired up for Olympics qualifier

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 09:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... or break a team. As it did for Hong Kong during the gold medal final against Japan at the Asian Games. At least that is how Vern Reid, head honcho at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, sees it. ... Dare I say it? Home field advantage will definitely give Hong Kong a huge boost when they bid to win the direct berth for Asia at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Dare I say it? Simply because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1613104/theres-no-place-home-get-hong-kong-fired-olympics-qualifier
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong goes global as rugby sevens talent search hots up

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... as sevens talent search hots up Sixty players are being identified for the first intake of the rugby sevens programme at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, which will also undergo a global search for a team of coaches next week. With between HK$5 million and HK$8 million in government funding available annually, rugby sevens will take a massive step forward with officials from the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1261056/hong-kong-goes-global-rugby-sevens-talent-search-hots
  4. Sport - Rugby

    Rugby fever takes hold in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... for Protection of Children along with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and banking giant HSBC. Young Post was invited to the last session of the six-week course at King's Park Sports ... the games with ball-passing and grabbing. I will definitely sign up for the course again next time.' Antje Cosgrove, a former member of the Hong Kong national women's rugby team, was one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/977605/rugby-fever-takes-hold-hong-kong
  5. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Asian Super Rugby franchise ‘a bridge too far’

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... to host a Super Rugby franchise- and it certainly wouldn't be Hong Kong- the head of the Asian Rugby Football Union said, adding that no union or sponsor was in a position to underwrite the US$100 million five-year cost of hosting the southern hemisphere competition's 18th team. Arfu president Trevor Gregory, who also chairs the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, ruled out Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1518095/asian-super-rugby-franchise-bridge-too-far
  6. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Lack of TV coverage hinders Asia’s hopes of joining Super Rugby family

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:34pm by Reuters

    ... right now probably can’t name one of them Trevor Gregory Gregory, who also serves as chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, believes that 2021 might be a better target date for an Asian ... lived in Hong Kong for more than 30 years, said rugby was playing catch up. "The IRB are working, trying to get more stuff free to air, like Super 15 and the Six Nations, out into Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1519352/lack-tv-coverage-hinders-asias-hopes-joining-super-rugby-family
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hugh Watkins raises the bar for refs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 12:57pm

    ... to progress here,” said Watkins, 50. The Welshman believes the Hong Kong Society of Rugby Football Union Referees (HKSRFUR) is keen to take on new ideas and there is a high level of interest. “My role ... likes what he sees. “There are some quality referees in Hong Kong who need a little fine-tuning and individual analysis on game management, but in the key areas I’ve found they are very switched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1584368/hugh-watkins-raises-bar-refs
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Asian Sevens showcase lights up summer rugby calendar

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:17pm

    ... SCMP reporter Sevens rugby fans are in for a scintillating summer showdown next weekend as the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union hosts a leg of the Asian Rugby Football Union’s Asian Sevens Series for the first time. The RS Components Hong Kong Asian Sevens will be held at the Hong Kong Football Club on August 23 and 24 – and admission is free for all. Renowned for hosting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1574159/asian-sevens-showcase-lights-summer-rugby-calendar
  9. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1081810/hong-kong-face-rugby-world-cup-qualifying-test-run-dubai
  10. Sport - Rugby

    Scotland’s First Minister visits Hong Kong’s first ‘School of Rugby’

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 05:30pm by SCMP staff

    ... SCMP staff The students of Confucius Hall Secondary School, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union’s first official “School of Rugby”, had a special visitor to their rugby lessons today when ... in the "School of Rugby" programme as it was born out of a 2011 memorandum of understanding signed by Salmond and the then Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, with the aim of using sport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1362055/scotlands-first-minister-visits-hong-kongs-first-school-rugby

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