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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 - Rugby

    Hong Kong women out of running for berth in Sevens World Series

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... on Friday ended their hopes of playing for a berth in the IRB Women's Sevens World Series. The local side finished winless despite pushing both opponents close at Shek Kip Mei ... this 12-team competition will qualify as core teams on the IRB Women's Sevens Series. Fiji and the Netherlands were the only two teams to finish unbeaten on the opening day. The Cup quarter-finals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1591194/hong-kong-women-out-running-berth-sevens-world-series
  3. 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
  4. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1272748/hosts-russia-win-bowl-title-rugby-world-cup-sevens
  5. 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
  6. Sport - Rugby - Bledisloe Cup

    All Blacks seal Bledisloe Cup and Ewen McKenzie’s fate with late try

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 01:25am by AP AFP

    ... contract wouldn't be renewed- and, after a stint in Europe, returned to Australia and helped lift the Queensland Reds out of the doldrums to a Super Rugby title in 2011. The World Cup ... Agencies in Sydney New Zealand break Australian hearts before embattled Wallabies coach announces his resignation 11 months before World Cup All Blacks seal Cup and McKenzie fate with late ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1619575/all-blacks-seal-bledisloe-cup-and-ewen-mckenzies-fate-late-try
  7. 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
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Boost for Hong Kong rugby’s Olympics hopes as city to host Asian qualifiers for Rio

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 12:33am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Brave Blossoms had requested one qualifying tournament as the Asian Sevens Series clashes with the Rugby World Cup (15s) in which they will be competing. "They didn't want ... in November next year. "Asia will have one Olympic qualifying tournament for rugby sevens for the men and it will be hosted by Hong Kong," Trevor Gregory, president of the Asian Rugby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1612293/hong-kong-host-rio-olympic-asian-qualifiers-next-year
  9. 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

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