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  1. Sevens organisers stand on own feet

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... get their hands on tickets supposedly reserved for local public sale. Like the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, they can expect to be insulated against resistance to their inflated prices, since it is likely to translate into more demand for single-day tickets. The rugby union has given back by halving the cost of a child ticket to HK$150, prompting chairman Trevor Gregory to say ...

  2. The serious business of having fun

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... and community rugby role. Host Peter Sullivan was not out of place among the 'famous five' as he captained Australia in the early 1970s. 'We believe in rugby on many levels, from sponsoring a box in events such as this to donating to Operation Breakthrough, and growing rugby from the ground up in Hong Kong in collaboration with the HKRFU,' he said. UBS is another ...

  3. City boosted by visitors' spending over rugby weekend

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com It isn't just rugby fans who have reason to cheer the Sevens: the annual sporting extravaganza is also a boon to the hospitality and tourism industries at a time of the year that is otherwise normally quiet. With thousands of free-spending rugby fans crowding bars and restaurants, the throng of visitors has been bolstered by those in town ...

  4. Time to mix business with pleasure

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... and American Express. Credit Suisse, which maintains a corporate suite on pitch level right next to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union box, and two more at the executive level, will decorate its boxes ... Sevens 2007, which kicks off today and ends on Sunday, is known for being three days of unadulterated drinking, eating and partying, with a little bit of rugby on the side. But it is no secret ...

  5. Sevens tickets go up to HK$1,500

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the 40,000-capacity Hong Kong Stadium being sold in the city, Gregory said fans were investing in the future of the game. 'At the end of the day, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is a non-profit ... Alvin Sallay and John Carney Hong Kong Rugby Sevens fans will have to fork out HK$1,500 for a ticket to next year's event - an increase of HK$250 or 20 per cent. The Hong Kong Rugby ...

  6. New general manager joins HKRFU

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Ian McMahon, a former chief executive of rugby and soccer clubs in England and the US, has been appointed as the new general manager of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. HKRFU chairman Trevor Gregory said McMahon would bring a wealth of experience. McMahon will head the union's administration and run the day-to-day affairs, taking over from Robert Knight, ...

  7. A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. The two partners promised to expand the game in Hong Kong and abroad. 'The Sevens will be the flagship of our rugby sponsorship portfolio in Asia,' ...

  8. Millions left untouched in mega fund

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Bledisloe Cup [rugby match between Australia and New Zealand] last year. I really don't know what criteria they used to measure us,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor ...

  9. Games for leaders

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Huang, community manager at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. While most sports encourage children to develop skills such as time management and goal setting, Huang suggests that team sports ... and relationship skills in order to help build team cohesion,' explains Huang. In team sports such as rugby, Huang adds, children get to practise leadership skills on an unconscious level by talking ...

  10. Where's our HK$2m, artist asks mega fund

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... attendance records verified by the venue's landlord, Swire Properties. The fund has also been criticised by sports bodies including the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which claimed ...




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