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    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The following year, the New Zealand Rugby Football Union decided it was time to send a representative team, but it wasn't until 1986 that the Kiwis lay their hands on the cup. And so began New Zealand's proud tradition, which has seen them unearth superstars such as Jonah Lomu and Christian Cullen. New Zealand's union was the first to recognise how important sevens could be- ...

  2. iRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He's a world beater, a pioneer and an avid fan of the Hong Kong Sevens. Discover his identity and read his exclusive column in your 40-page World Cup Sevens special on Friday. ...

  3. Lawyer pays $45,000 for balls

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Southland's Steven Pokere. It was just amazing.' The two balls were one of the afternoon's two auction items, raising money for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. The other ... for Hall-Jones, who paid $45,000 during the Long Lunch for two signed Rugby balls- one with Kirk's signature on it. Hall-Jones outbid several competitors for the balls. On one were the signatures ...

  4. Our sports officials need to learn a rugby lesson

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In spite of this, and the government's professed interest in how to develop local sport, the fact that rugby union's top two teams, New Zealand and Australia, have been in town preparing ... on display will be the world's best rugby team, even though the population of New Zealand, at a little over 4 million, is less than that of Hong Kong. Even if the government were to ignore our ...

  5. Korea opt for new blood against HK

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... have beaten Japan in past Asian Rugby Football Union finals- when Japan were unable to field any foreign-born players. 'We hope to be the winners in this tournament. It is quite hard ... country.' The winners of the A5N elite division will book a place at next year's World Cup in New Zealand with the runners-up going into a repechage against Uruguay, and the winners moving ...

  6. Beauty queens team up for good cause

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo Winning a beauty pageant is like being selected for the All Blacks, says New Zealand's 2009 Miss World contestant, Magdalena Schoeman, who will be joined by Miss Australia ... I have met the Canterbury team, but I am really looking forward to meeting my favourite All Black, Richie McCaw. Everyone in New Zealand is raving about Sonny Bill Williams right now and saying ...

  7. Post wins six prizes in photography and writing

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Portugal being tackled by New Zealand's Declan O'Donnell at last year's Hong Kong Sevens. Felix Wong was given a merit in the same section for 'Rough and Tumble', taken ... labourers, labour unions and trade associations about the growing trend of relocating labour-intensive manufacturing from the 'factory of the world' in the Pearl River Delta into emerging ...

  8. Scandal a painful but useful lesson, Tsang says

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Arms', which captured Frederico Oliveira of Portugal being tackled by New Zealand's Declan O'Donnell at last year's Hong Kong Sevens. Felix Wong was given a merit in the same ... labour unions and trade associations about the growing trend of relocating labour-intensive manufacturing from the Pearl River Delta into emerging markets as a result of soaring wages. ...

  9. Kwok Ho-ting keeps cycling in spotlight

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the 100m at the world championships in New Zealand. His time of 12.17 seconds was 0.02 seconds short of his own world record. The other three winners were wushu's Geng Xiaoling, who defended ... (swimming), Wyatt Lee Kin-fai (wushu) Sports Stars Award for Team Only Sport: Men's rugby union sevens team Sports Stars Awards for Team Event: Women's wheelchair fencing team, men's ...

  10. Different nations, same love for Cama family

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... play better, said Cama, who is passing on those sevens skills as manager of the Malaysian team. His son not only has the same name, he has kept up the rugby tradition, and plays for the New Zealand team. 'Fiji is a small nation where overseas revenue is important. If through rugby, my son and I can spread some of that Fijian magic, as well as send money home, that's a very ...




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