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  1. Mini rugby targets major upgrade on record for largest tournament

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hours before the All Blacks and the Wallabies meet in the fourth Bledisloe Cup clash next Saturday, the stars of the future - children from 18 mini rugby clubs - will put Hong Kong rugby on the map when they take part in a Guinness World Record attempt. More than 3,000 boys and girls from the Hong Kong Mini Rugby Football Union will take part in the world's largest mini rugby ...

  2. 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 ... the Hong Kong Mini Rugby Football Union will attempt to break a Guinness World Record by hosting the largest mini-rugby tournament with some 3,000 youngsters in 300 teams playing about 500 games. ...

  3. Mini-rugby players' epic proves Guinness World Records breaker

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Six-year-old rugby player Fiona Kenny, of Sai Kung Stingrays, was doubly delighted yesterday. Not only was her mother's favourite rugby union star, former Scotland international Gavin ... Football Union chairwoman. Fun must be the key element in attracting children and their parents to enrol in mini-rugby - the first step to becoming a future international, former Australia winger ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 2 minutes with...

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LACHLIN MILLER The Asahi Valley and Hong Kong rugby union second rower tells the Post how he and his national teammates felt after winning the Hong Kong Sports Stars Award for Team Only ... it from there. Why do you think the Rugby Football Union was endorsed by the Hong Kong public this year? Well, as I have said before, we didn't really expect it and feel very happy about it. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... national rugby team that won the World Cup in 1995. It was turned into a film, Invictus, in which Mandela was played by Morgan Freeman... The veteran actor was nominated for a Golden Globe last ...

  9. I still have lots to offer, says Serevi

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay He won't have as much room to show his bag of tricks, but Waisale Serevi says he is ready to cast a little magic at the Tens today. 'There is not as much space in 10-a-side rugby as there is in sevens, but don't worry, I still might be able to do something. You can see it on the field,' Serevi said yesterday. The Fijian sevens legend will be trying ...

  10. 14

    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- ...




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