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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore opens glittering new National Stadium

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... planning to enter the successful Southern Hemisphere Super Series with the new Singapore arena as its home base. Singapore Rugby Union chief Low Teo Ping said the opening of the stadium ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Brand new state-of-the-art 55,000-seat arena opens in riverside Kallang district with two-day international rugby 10s tournament Singapore on Saturday ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Scotland’s First Minister visits Hong Kong’s first ‘School of Rugby’

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 05:30pm by SCMP staff

    ... SCMP staff The students of Confucius Hall Secondary School, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union’s first official “School of Rugby”, had a special visitor to their rugby lessons today when ... to foster closer relations between the two territories. Since then the HKRFU and the Scottish Rugby Union have worked closely on a number of projects and resources for the “School of Rugby” concept ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Schools out in force as hundreds of kids get first taste of rugby

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 07:14pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter HKRFU-hosted Rugby Fun Days prove a big hit in Tsuen Wan, Tai Po and North District The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union staged three community youth rugby promotions at the weekend, allowing more than 500 primary school youngsters to get their first taste of the game. On Saturday, eight primary schools participated in the third Tsuen Wan District Rugby Fun Day ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Simon Amor believes England's Red Rose can bloom again in rugby sevens

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With the inclusion of sevens in the Olympics, every country is placing more resources in the game and the result is plain to see, it being more competitive." Lured from his position as director of rugby at London Scottish, Amor was named this month by the Rugby Football Union to replace Ryan, who in seven years of trying failed to win in Hong Kong, the biggest tournament in the HSBC Sevens World ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Union hopes 'world's best airline' will reward staff

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Union hopes 'world's best airline' will reward staff The flight attendants' union of the city's flagship airline hopes its ranking ... to the carrier; it previously won in 2003, 2005 and 2009. Qatar Airways ranked second, closely followed by Singapore Airlines and Emirates. Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union vice-chairman ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Rugby tackles social issues at Chinese school

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

    ... Union, which introduced the scheme in its community rugby programme. "We're pioneers," Yeung said. "It's an opportunity for our students to learn more about what has ... and the school itself," he said. Other union programmes use rugby to reduce juvenile delinquency, teach English, combat discrimination and build pupils' self-confidence and self-esteem. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport

    England rugby coach wants tips from soccer counterpart

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 11:51am

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Stuart Lancaster says he can learn from the experience of Roy Hodgson as England gear up to host the Rugby World Cup in 2015 England rugby union coach Stuart ... at next year’s soccer World Cup in Brazil. Now Lancaster hopes to meet Hodgson during the course of November when the England rugby union team face Australia, Argentina and world champions New ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong goes global as rugby sevens talent search hots up

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rugby Football Union and the Sports Institute aiming to get the programme underway by September. The focus is two-pronged - identifying the athletes by the end of August and assembling full-time ... as sevens talent search hots up Sixty players are being identified for the first intake of the rugby sevens programme at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, which will also undergo a global search ...




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