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  1. Special commemorative stamps

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Special commemorative stamps, designed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, were issued jointly on February 25 by Hong Kong Post and New Zealand Post to excite rugby fans and philatelists in Hong Kong. The four-stamp set features images of Chan Fuk-ping, the first Chinese player to represent Hong Kong in a Rugby World Cup Sevens match in 1997, New Zealand Sevens players ...

  2. A big thank you for the South Seas' latest opera star

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Dino Mahoney Like fellow New Zealander Jonah Lomu, Jonathan Lemalu is a big man. Where beefy Lomu would knock them flat on the rugby pitch, burly Lemalu has been slaying them in the aisles ... of his earlier singing experiences was chanting the haka on the rugby fields of his home town, Dunedin). Music was in the family, with his father known as the Pacific Island Elvis. Samoan culture ...

  3. Good omen for Kiwis as Ioasa scores landmark try

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay England have the pace, but New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens believes the battle for the Hong Kong Sevens will be won in the forwards after the opening salvoes were fired ... at the Hong Kong Sevens, got the honour of scoring the 11,000th try in the series when he crossed over for New Zealand's second try of the match. 'The word is out that I'm going to get ...

  4. A Wulf in Kiwis' clothing

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Tietjens tells Alvin Sallay he has found some new speed demons as 'it's time the New Zealanders won more finals' NEW ZEALAND HAVE come under threat from various hordes ... for Cup spoils at the Hong Kong Stadium. If New Zealand are in the final, then opponents will have missed out on a golden opportunity to close the gap on the leaders, and more importantly, ...

  5. 7 s

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... mate,' was the extent of the words exchanged, it was a touching moment for the star. He was heard saying his passion for the rugby really lies in the Sevens. We couldn't agree more. ...

  6. Extra play to boost carnival mood

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year, the Racing With Rugby event will be held again at Happy Valley Racecourse on March 10. The special evening out, co-organised by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and the Hong Kong Jockey Club, features running events for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union Cup and a 100-metres Players Dash by those quickest on their feet among local rugby clubs. To extend the carnival-like ...

  7. Now for the sequel

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of Hollywood, home of the make believe, where dreams come true. And the dream of winning a sevens tournament did come true for Argentina, and it was over New Zealand, a team they had never beaten before. Talk of a script made for Hollywood. 'It was just amazing. Not only did we win the final in Los Angeles, but we also beat New Zealand,' gushed Francisco Leonelli, captain ...

  8. Fighting-fit HK bank on lively Lee

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... New Zealand sevens star Dallas Seymour- will be the fittest bunch to ever play for Hong Kong. 'On the results of the beep tests, I would say this squad is fitter than others. They have ...

  9. John Bruce

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the stranger when I wandered around the stadium with him. Mark had played in the mid-80s for Wellington, Auckland and the New Zealand Maoris. Every second person we met knew him. Mark had been ... on Rugby Special and dreaming of my tour to the Isle of Man or Blackpool at Easter. However, fate may be capricious but fortune occasionally favours the foolhardy as much as the brave and, in March ...

  10. White magic

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the first Northern Hemisphere team to win three tournaments in a row in Hong Kong. Fiji, inspired by little magician Waisale Serevi, have done it twice and a Jonah Lomu-powered New Zealand once. Can ... are running high and sparks will fly when the showdown looms between the big guns- England, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Fiji and Samoa. England coach Joe Lydon would dearly love to have Paul ...




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