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  1. Market vendor in copyright row over rugby union T-shirt logos

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is embroiled in a dispute with a hawker at Stanley Market over the sale of rugby tops with a dragon crest which they claim infringes their trademark. The HKRFU threatened to sue Sam Sham Wai-kuen, 49, unless he ceased sales of the rugby tops and paid an unspecified amount in compensation. But Mr Sham said the logos on his rugby tops ...

  2. Plenty at stake for new boys UAE

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is also home of the Emirates Airlines Sevens- it was natural they filled the vacuum. 'We are still not a full member of the International Rugby Board or the Asian Rugby Football Union ... Alvin Sallay Alvin.Sallay@scmp.com Wingers Cyrus Homayoun and Ali Mohammed represent the face of rugby in the oval world's newest member, the United Arab Emirates, who play Hong Kong ...

  3. Rugby takes root in villages for Sri Lankan orphans

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Asian counterpart, the Asian Rugby Football Union, will be glad to hear. 'We are putting a lot of focus on Sri Lanka simply because we feel this country has a lot of potential,' says ... Alvin Sallay His eyes are unsmiling. It is easy to picture 14-year-old Suman Nathan holding an AK-47 instead of a rugby ball. While the rest of the kids shout in joy and enjoy their first ...

  4. When life revolves around rugby and more rugby

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... didn't play rugby,' says Gemma, Clearwater Bay Primary School teacher. 'Holidays and weddings are planned around tournaments and training when you are married to a rugby player ... Hong Kong Sevens and I've managed to survive years of being a rugby widow! I must really love him- or rugby! 'Patience is something the two of us have had to learn, but rugby is his ...

  5. 2 minutes with... WU YUET-MING

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you first start playing rugby? Ten years ago. I was in secondary school when the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union made a visit to our school. I decided to take up rugby. Why? Sheer curiosity. ... The captain of the DeA Tigers women's rugby team is over the moon after leading the mostly Chinese side to a 17-0 victory over Hong Kong Football Club last week in the Grand Final ...

  6. Fans show healthy appetite for the game

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... apart, but not in rugby,' he says. 'That stuff never happens in rugby union.' He insists on filling a cup of beer for me because if I am going to watch with him then I am going ... Must have been quite the surprise, 12.30 on a Friday afternoon and you're out of food? When told that the Bledisloe Cup was happening the next day and that the town was full of rugby fans, ...

  7. Sevens set for coveted 'elite' status

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sports Institute to establish rugby [sevens] as the first elite team sport in 2013,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory (pictured), who watched the youngsters come ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong rugby chiefs were celebrating yesterday after the seven-a-side game ticked all the eligibility requirements needed to become an elite sport ...

  8. For the love of rugby

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'We also learned how to film interviews from a professional cameraman.' The students interviewed Richard Skelly, the game development manager of New Zealand Rugby Union, and several ... Kevin Kung For rugby fans, the World Cup is a must-see event. Many of them are happy to travel thousands of kilometres to the host nation to watch games. Some Hong Kong fans of the sport ...

  9. Guangzhou set to host leg of IRB women's sevens

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... forward in that regard.' Trevor Gregory, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) chairman, said the agreement was likely to result in Guangzhou hosting a leg of the IRB Women's Sevens ... become the mainland's rugby hub. Rugby in China received a significant boost with the International Rugby Board signing a memorandum of understanding with Guangzhou and the Chinese Rugby ...

  10. Highest hopes for the Sevens

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung If you saw Hong Kong Stadium's busy South Stand during last weekend's Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, you will understand how the game can bring people together. Most of our readers are not old enough to enter the stand yet, but they can still have a good time. On Saturday, Young Post talked to four young rugby fans eating fluffy marshmallows away from the crowd. ...




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