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  1. Credit Suisse closes its account with Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The worst-kept secret in town was confirmed last night when Credit Suisse announced this is its last year as Hong Kong Sevens title sponsor. Just minutes before Hong Kong were drawn with South Africa, Wales and Spain in pool E at next month's Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens, Dumith Fernando, chief operating officer for Credit Suisse (Asia-Pacific), ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN YOUTH GAMES

    Hong Kong strike gold in boys' rugby sevens

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... the rout. Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance and coaching Dai Rees hailed the performance of the boys Under-18 squad, most of whose members were also part of the team that won ... Kevin Kung in Nanjing Hong Kong strike gold in boys' rugby sevens Hong Kong claimed their first gold medal of the tournament yesterday when they won the boys' rugby sevens ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong rugby sevens squad must nurture their self-belief

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... self-belief Here we go again. This was the thought running through the mind of Brian Stevenson as he watched Hong Kong playing Japan in the semi-finals of the rugby sevens competition at the Asian Youth Games in Nanjing last month. Stevenson, the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, was on the edge of his seat as the boys' under-17 team grimly defended a 19-12 lead ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Korea tensions cloud Hong Kong rugby plans

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Korea tensions cloud HK Asian Five Nations plans Hong Kong's match against South Korea in the Asian Five Nations Top Five competition is under a cloud with the Asian Rugby Football Union (Arfu) and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) concerned about tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat of war could force South Korea's ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Questions remain as Japan, Singapore chase ‘super’ hero status

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Singaporeans like bees to honey. The local community in Singapore may love their rugby even more than their counterparts in Hong Kong. Moneywise, it might be a sound decision but as far as the development of the Asian game, it would be better if Japan, or even Hong Kong, were to host a franchise. Outgoing Hong Kong Rugby Football Union boss Trevor Gregory is sceptical of the idea ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Sri Lanka Sevens too risky for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Security fears rule out defending champions Defending champions Hong Kong have pulled out of September's Sri Lanka Sevens over the deteriorating security situation on the war-torn island. Instead, they hope to play in a four-team tournament in Dubai, which will serve as a warm-up to the Rugby World Cup Sevens Asian qualifiers in Hong Kong in early October. 'We ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Summer programme celebrates 10 years, passes 15,000 participants mark

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:24pm

    ... Staff reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union’s Summer Rugby Training Course this week celebrates a decade of introducing local youngsters to its “game for all”. More than 1,200 ... Kam-shing. “I attended my first summer course when I was 14,” said Tsang, who has represented Hong Kong at both sevens and 15s. “I was playing tag rugby at the time and took the course to learn how ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong aim to spring surprise against tough Uruguay

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... and his forwards will hold the key to Hong Kong's fate in the biggest game in their history against Uruguay in the first qualifying round of the World Cup repêchage in Montevideo on Saturday (02:45 on Sunday Hong Kong time). Stand-in head coach Andy Hall said the key to taking the next giant step to the World Cup in England next year would rest with the pack, which is bound to come ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong seek rugby berth at National Games

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Liaoning province- which are limited to Olympic sports- the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been invited by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to try to qualify for the main event from ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com With many local stars ineligible for the event, coach Dai Rees can blood fresh talent HK aim to qualify for National Games Hong Kong rugby will break new ...




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