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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

    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
  3. 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
  4. Sport - Rugby

    Hosea Gear eyes World Cup in return to New Zealand to join the Chiefs

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Former All Blacks winger Hosea Gear is returning to New Zealand rugby next year with the Waikato Chiefs in an effort to break into Steve Hansen’s World Cup squad. The 30-year-old Gear was a late inclusion in the All Blacks’ 2011 World Cup squad after initially being considered one of the unlucky players to miss out and in his prime was a near certain selection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1571620/hosea-gear-eyes-world-cup-return-new-zealand-join-chiefs
  5. Sport - Rugby

    Black Ferns eye fifth consecutive World Cup title

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:47am by AFP

    ... Rugby World Cup Sevens title in Moscow last year. Other versatile players include fly-half Kelly Brazier, back-rower Linda Itunu and utility back Selica Winiata, although try-scoring machine ... rugby is gaining popularity. It’s grown two or three times since the last World Cup four years ago IRB CEO Brett Gosper With one eye on the Rio Games, New Zealand’s Black Ferns boasts a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1563273/black-ferns-eye-fifth-consecutive-world-cup-title
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

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