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  1. 2002 victim's anguish revived

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... visiting Bali in future. 'I will not allow terrorists to stop me from doing what I want to do,' he said. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's executive director, Allan ... Andy Cheng After three painful years, Hong Kong rugby referee Nick Axiotes was finally recovering from the burns to 17 per cent of his body that he suffered in the 2002 Bali bombings. Now, ...

  2. Hong Kong edged out of Cup by Fijians

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... 26-0. But coach Rodney McIntosh was still left a satisfied man after the local squad defeated the Darwin Taipans 24-12 and then walloped the Australian Rugby Legends 52-0. ...

  3. Duley bids a final fond farewell to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to go,' said Duley. In June, Duley put his name forward for the position of chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. He entered a three-way race which included Martin Downey and Trevor ... from controversy. In 1993, as a director on the board of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), Duley rubbed the establishment up the wrong way when he tried to steer through a reform ...

  4. HK earn Cup after whipping Brazil

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's stock in the International Rugby Board world rankings, with the city expected to move up from 29 into the mid-20s. A pleased Dai Rees, Hong Kong's national coach, said: 'It was a fitting end to what was a very good week of rugby. I can't remember when Hong Kong last won a 15-a-side tournament, but what is more important is that we have blooded a number of new players ...

  5. Captain warns HK not to take UAE lightly

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong captain Pale Tauti has warned his team to remember the debacle that they suffered in Bahrain two years ago as they take on the United Arab Emirates in the opening game of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament on Friday. As Hong Kong le ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ocean News, a newspaper affiliated with the administration, reported that the North China Sea branch was preparing to sue ConocoPhillips China for damages over the spills. Rugby union breaks ground for Tin Shui Wai pitch The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for a new HK$10 million rugby pitch in Tin Shui Wai. The ground, complete with artificial ...

  7. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Roses are red, Violets are blue, Zimbabwe is best, For Mugabe and his few This ode is dedicated with love to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which on Valentine's Day ... decision,' replied Allan Payne, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's executive director. He added: 'The IRB's stance is that sport is different to politics and should not mix.' ...


    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 In what year was the storming of the Bastille? 2 Mont Blanc borders France and which other European country? 3 On which island did Napoleon die? 4 Which French duo created The Adventures of Asterix comic books? 5 What is the nickname of France's national football and rugby union teams? 6 What three-word motto can be found ...

  9. Young Wong brings a bit of Irish flair to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Engineering student at Queens University, Belfast, when Wong returned to Hong Kong last summer, suddenly everything changed. 'I contacted the rugby union here to try and get some games in before ... went to boarding school when he was 11 years old and it changed a lot of things for him. For one thing, it introduced him to the game of rugby, a sport which he had never played in his ...

  10. Robertson ready for Tokyo return

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... against Korea but we have to look ahead now,' said Rees, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance. 'We have made a few changes, some of which we had always planned ...




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