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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... - was welcomed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which called it a historic moment for the sport. It will now have access to government funds for the next four years, with about HK$5 million available annually for athletes only. "We have come a long way and this is the icing on the cake," said delighted Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1222426/rugby-union-wins-access-hong-kong-sports-institute
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong eye place in 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... But this has now given us extra motivation," said Dai Rees, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance. "The fact that instead of a qualifying process, the best-placed teams ... Kong are in with a realistic chance of making an Olympic appearance in rugby sevens two years before the sport makes its first appearance at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1152036/hong-kong-eye-place-2014-nanjing-youth-olympic-games
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Full-time contracts incentive for Hong Kong sevens players

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... contracts incentive for squad Full-time contracts to play rugby sevens are in the pipeline as Hong Kong set their sights on becoming a core team on the HSBC Sevens World Series next season. Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said yesterday the board of directors has already decided to throw its full support behind the sevens squad if they are successful in clinching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1189371/incentive-full-time-contracts-hong-kong-sevens-players
  4. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Public to get 'even fewer' Rugby Sevens seats next year

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... to the public next year. This year, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union reserved 4,000 tickets for public sale, which were distributed via a ballot. However, 50,000 tickets were applied for. Now even ... To clarify the ticketing situation last year, the union issued a breakdown of the figures. At that time, local rugby clubs and the local community got 45 per cent; 14 per cent went to international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198341/public-get-even-fewer-rugby-sevens-seats-next-year
  5. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    China says no to rugby at Tianjin East Asian Games

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com China says no to sevens at East Asian Games The Chinese National Olympic Committee has turned down a request by the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) to include sevens in next year's East Asian Games in Tianjin. Top ARFU officials, vice-president Trevor Gregory and secretary-general Ross Mitchell, presented rugby's case for inclusion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1078888/china-says-no-rugby-tianjin-east-asian-games
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong bid to be core Sevens World Series team starts in March

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... "bigger and better" event in March when the hosts will be in the company of the big boys. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union yesterday announced the 28 teams to participate at the Cathay ... of the world's largest and most international rugby sevens competition," said HKRFU chairman Trevor Gregory. Winning last season's HSBC Asian Sevens Series has earned Hong Kong the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1129599/hong-kong-bid-be-core-sevens-world-series-team-starts-march
  7. News - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    TVB Pearl blinks and misses climax to Rugby Sevens

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... and Wallabies in 2010. However, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union lost millions of dollars staging that match owing to poor ticket sales, with 26,210 fans turning up. But if last night is anything ... that Hong Kong can finally live up to the slogan that it is "Asia World's City", something seems to happen to pull the rug out from under its feet. The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199044/tvb-pearl-blinks-and-misses-climax-rugby-sevens
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Tourneys next month key to Hong Kong's HSBC core team bid

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to decide core-team status- Kenya (already a core team who reached the final at the Wellington Sevens last weekend), Botswana and Zambia. The South African Rugby Union's Academy team will also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1143907/tourneys-next-month-key-hong-kongs-hsbc-core-team-bid
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong scrumhalf Cado Lee hopes for exam results boost ahead of World Cup

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alex and Tom, have played before. The goal at the 24-team tournament is to finish as the top Asian side, a result which would secure the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union an invitation from ... one eye on his computer as he gets ready for his first Rugby World Cup Sevens next weekend in Moscow. The Hong Kong scrumhalf is waiting to find out whether he comes out with flying colours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1266911/hong-kong-scrumhalf-cado-lee-hopes-exam-results-boost-ahead-world
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1253513/hong-kong-seek-rugby-berth-national-games

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