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  1. 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 ...

  2. iRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Robin Kwong In case you were too pre-occupied with the action on the field, CitySeen brings you a selection of the funnier- or just plain weird- messages displayed on the video wall above the South Stand: 'Dave, take the dress off sometime this ...

  3. iRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He's a world beater, a pioneer and an avid fan of the Hong Kong Sevens. Discover his identity and read his exclusive column in your 40-page World Cup Sevens special on Friday. ...

  4. 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. ...

  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

    ... winning in style. Russia stormed to a 29-5 victory over Japan to win the Bowl title in the men's World Cup. It raised the roof at the venue of the 1980 Olympics, with the barely 8,000-strong ... Asian teams met with little success in the Women's World Cup too. Japan were knocked out 19-14 by the Netherlands in the Bowl quarter-final while China lost to the Dutch in the semis. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong handed tough draw for World Cup Sevens

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

    ... brought down to earth- soon after a cosmonaut up in the heavens had read a message for the VIP audience before yesterday's Rugby World Cup Sevens draw in Moscow- as they were pooled ... said Hong Kong sevens coach Dai Rees. The International Rugby Board will use the World Cup to pick six regional teams to play at the Youth Olympics when rugby sevens makes its debut. Asia ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    World Cup and Olympics can exist together, says IRB

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to be the last for there is a growing belief sevens can have both a World Cup and the Olympics like many other sports," said Gosper, the International Rugby Board chief executive and managing director of Rugby World Cup Ltd. The IRB had previously stated if rugby sevens was included in the Olympics it would do away with the quadrennial World Cup which was first played in 1993 ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Jamie Hood in last-minute dash to make World Cup qualifiers

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hood in late dash to makeWorld Cup qualifiers Hong Kong left last night to play in the Asian qualifying tournament for the Rugby World Cup Sevens without ... the icing on this cake by qualifying for the World Cup Sevens in Moscow next June. To do this, Hong Kong have to finish in the top three in the 12-team tournament in Singapore. "We ...




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