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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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

    ... 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
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong not just around to make up the numbers in women’s sevens

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:36pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hosts hope to be competitive in tough World Series qualifier pool games against Brazil, Netherlands and Portugal HK not just around to make up the numbers It is more about learning than winning a berth in the IRB Women's Sevens Series, but Hong Kong will still aim to be competitive as they face strong opposition in this weekend's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1590356/hong-kong-not-just-around-make-numbers-womens-sevens
  6. Sport - Rugby

    Asian Sevens showcase lights up summer rugby calendar

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:17pm

    ... the world’s premier sevens tournament each March, the HKRFU is expected to bring its inimitable flair to the hosting of the Asian Sevens with a winning combination of world-class rugby and non-stop ... SCMP reporter Sevens rugby fans are in for a scintillating summer showdown next weekend as the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union hosts a leg of the Asian Rugby Football Union’s Asian Sevens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1574159/asian-sevens-showcase-lights-summer-rugby-calendar
  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

    England end 16 years of heartbreak with World Cup victory

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:32am

    ... rugby family Emily Scarratt With abbreviated rugby sevens to make its Olympic debut for men and women at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the 15-a-side final was perfect publicity for the sport’s world ... Agence France-Presse in Paris England crowned world champions England ended a run of three straight final defeats with a 21-9 victory over Canada to be crowned women’s World Cup champions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1575911/england-end-16-years-heartbreak-world-cup-victory
  9. 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

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