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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Captain Nick Hewson says 15s switch helps sevens cause

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to play in a Rugby World Cup [2015 in England] and it's a big year for sevens," Hewson said. Hong Kong will take on Uruguay in the first stage of the repêchage in Montevideo ... and the rest of the sevens squad well as they look forward to one of the biggest games in their lives when they meet Uruguay in the World Cup repêchage on August 2. Hewson, who will lead Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/fifteens/article/1556754/captain-nick-hewson-says-15s-switch-helps-sevens-cause
  2. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Winning not everything as Kiwis aim to raise game at Rugby World Cup Sevens

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Moscow alvin.sallay@scmp.com All Blacks Sevens team must defend a lot better if they are to improve on a modest record at the World Cup, warns skipper Forbes after day one ... up for a modest record at the World Cup Sevens. The All Blacks began their campaign with a 31-12 victory over Canada yesterday, leaking two tries, which by their high standards is a no-no. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1271284/winning-not-everything-kiwis-aim-raise-game-rugby-world-cup-sevens
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hosting World Cup Sevens in 2018 ‘an insurance policy’, says Gregory

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:14pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong has bid to host the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in a move described as an "insurance policy" by leading official Trevor Gregory. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union had previously stated it would not bid for the 2018 edition as it could not host two major sevens tournaments- the Hong Kong Sevens and the World Cup- in one year at the Hong Kong Stadium. "But we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1441301/hosting-world-cup-sevens-2018-insurance-policy-says-gregory
  4. Sport - Rugby

    World Cup back on Hong Kong’s radar after Canada trip

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:17pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong 15s players involved in sevens training stint are preparing for Uruguay qualifier World Cup back on radar after Canada trip It will be back to the business of qualifying for the 15-a-side World Cup for rugby sevens stars Nick Hewson and company after Hong Kong returned from a 10-day Canadian training camp described by sevens head coach Gareth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1555440/world-cup-back-radar-after-canada-trip
  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hosts Russia win Bowl title at Rugby World Cup Sevens

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the men's World Cup. It raised the roof at the venue of the 1980 Olympics, with the barely 8,000-strong crowd cheering their hometown heroes. "Rus-sia, Rus-sia", they chanted, ... on by the paltry crowd, the Russian bear rumbled to wins over Spain (17-7), Uruguay (38-0) and Japan. Asian teams met with little success in the Women's World Cup too. Japan were knocked out 19-14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1272748/hosts-russia-win-bowl-title-rugby-world-cup-sevens
  6. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong keep faith in midfield pairing

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to the midfield combination of Jake Phelps and Lloyd Jones for the biggest game in the city's history, the 2015 World Cup repêchage against Uruguay, after Lee Jones was rested for the sevens season. ... and Zimbabwe in the final repêchage play-off on a home-and-away basis for the 20th and last spot at the World Cup. Joining Hewson, Bennett, Baddeley and Leung in the forwards are Leon Wei Hon-sum, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1560010/hong-kong-keep-faith-midfield-pairing
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong reach Rugby World Cup Sevens despite Singapore final loss

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... at Moscow World 7s To Russia with love- that's where Hong Kong are heading after they qualified for next year's Rugby World Cup Sevens by finishing in the top three in the fourth and final ... the forfeiture of their title of Asian sevens champions to Hong Kong, who claimed it by winning two of the three previous legs of the series. This last leg was all about World Cup qualification but Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1074974/hong-kong-reach-rugby-world-cup-sevens-despite-singapore-final
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Slow going at old Kai Tak keeps World Cup dream grounded

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kai Tak stadium will not be ready before 2018, and that’s a crying shame. Otherwise Hong Kong would have been able to put on the Hong Kong Sevens and host the Rugby World Cup Sevens later ... The International Rugby Board has called for tenders from unions interested in bidding for the 2018 RWC Sevens, as well as being part of the IRB Sevens World Series beginning with the 2015-16 season. Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1442655/slow-going-old-kai-tak-keeps-world-cup-dream-grounded
  9. Sport - Rugby

    Tourists run in six tries to overwhelm former Super Rugby champions

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 12:23am by Reuters

    ... Lancaster he was on the right track to build depth as he prepares for next year’s World Cup with a 38-7 victory over the seven-time Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders in Christchurch ... they would put in a performance that would make them proud and I thought they delivered that. “I keep coming back to the bigger picture and what we’re trying to do and get the squad ready for a World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1535162/tourists-run-six-tries-overwhelm-former-super-rugby-champions
  10. Sport - Rugby

    Injury woes pose headache for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Despite setbacks, coach Andy Hall is confident of a strong showing in World Cup repêchage Injury woes cast cloud over crucial rugby clash Hong Kong rugby head coach Andy Hall will face an anxious few days as he waits for fitness reports on several key players before naming a 23-strong squad for the 2015 World Cup repêchage game against Uruguay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/fifteens/article/1557301/injury-woes-pose-headache-hong-kong

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