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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Green light for Asian team in Super Rugby

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:50pm by AP

    ... Super Rugby competition in 2016 with governing body Sanzar confirming on Wednesday that one of those nations will be home to the 18th team. Sanzar had already committed to expanding ... the focus of considerable investment by the International Rugby Board in recent years and is a strategically sound location for the evolution of Super Rugby,” said Sanzar chief executive Greg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1555465/green-light-asian-team-super-rugby
  2. Sport - Rugby

    HKRFU names its first 10 icons for new rugby Hall of Fame

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:45pm

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union on Friday night inducted 10 people into its new Hall of Fame, recognising a mix of union presidents, chairmen and other honorary officers, ... Cooley “Tokkie” Smith, Larry Abel, Ruth Mitchell, Ashley Billington, David Lewis, Jacky Ng Shu-wai, Chan Fuk-ping and Rambo Leung Yung-kit. “The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is delighted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1513765/hkrfu-names-its-first-10-icons-new-rugby-hall-fame
  3. 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

    ... coverage is essential if Super Rugby wants to build its profile in Asia sufficiently for the continent to host a team over the next five to 10 years, the head of the Asian Rugby Football Union has ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1519352/lack-tv-coverage-hinders-asias-hopes-joining-super-rugby-family
  4. 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
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Welsh rugby in crisis as talks break down

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cardiff National team captain Sam Warburton left isolated after signing WRU contract Welsh rugby was plunged into crisis on Friday after acrimonious talks between Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) over the future direction of the sport. The four regions which form RRW – the Blues, Dragons, Ospreys and the Scarlets – have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1552759/welsh-rugby-crisis-talks-break-down
  6. Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Loud and proud, outgoing chairman Gregory lets his actions do the talking

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 12:48am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union- walks into a room, you can expect a blast of sound. But even he was left gasping or words that memorable day in 2009 at Hong Kong Stadium when the Hong Kong ... resurgence across Asia and is now president of the Asian Rugby Football Union. "When I took over as chairman of the HKRFU, we only had one tournament [the Asian Championship] every couple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1556682/loud-and-proud-outgoing-trevor-gregory-lets-his-actions-do-talking
  7. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    ‘Benchy’ Marshall may say bye-bye to union if Salford calls

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney 'Benchy' may say bye bye to union if Salford calls Benji Marshall's stint in Super Rugby with the Auckland Blues could be brief with English club Salford mulling a lucrative bid to lure him back to rugby league, said a report in the Australian media on Sunday. The 29-year-old former New Zealand rugby league captain switched codes on a two-year deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1466441/benchy-marshall-may-say-bye-bye-union-if-salford-calls
  8. News - World

    [Australian Rugby Union says Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has resigned

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 07:09am by AP

    ... SYDNEY (AP) — (Australian Rugby Union says Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has resigned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1278510/australian-rugby-union-says-wallabies-coach-robbie-deans-has-resigned
  9. Sport - Rugby

    Police, HKRFU grow ‘Don’t Drop the Ball’ initiative

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:32pm

    ... Office of the Hong Kong Police and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, with support from Standard Chartered Bank. “The Don’t Drop the Ball programme is one of the union’s flagship community ... from the Police Rugby Club have been busy this year introducing touch rugby into new schools, while stressing the life skills that contribute to make a successful athlete – commitment, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1546698/hkrfu-police-grow-dont-drop-ball-schools-initiative-once-more
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - FACILITIES

    Rugby Union says Hong Kong Stadium needs 10,000 more seats to stay competitive

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Expansion by 10,000 seats at So Kon Po needed, rugby union says, as rival cities build big More stadium seats urged to stay competitive The Hong Kong ... Brian Stevenson, the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, has called on the government for a "longer-term" solution to remedy the stadium's shortcomings, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1320290/rugby-union-says-hong-kong-stadium-needs-10000-more-seats-stay

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